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Address: 140 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Great Brekky & Brunch spot in CBD

Had nice brunch while enjoying amazing view of Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Menu was rather ordinary. There is no entry/admission fee for the eating place. Recommend for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed some really cool modern art while visiting MCA and especially enjoyed their collection of aboriginal art. Some of the film art was housed in separate (dark) rooms with beanbags around for patrons to relax on while observing the art. One of those rooms had some teenagers doing some crazy things to each other in the dark... so though... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Fantastic exhibit, best I have seen in a long time. For those not into contemporary art normally, this is assessable. So engaging as it is interactive. Now looking forward to a 3rd visit as want to take my children. A must see

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

the art is very modern and eclectic, visual to see. The only floors open are floors one and two. Admission is free and it took about 20 minutes to see the exhibits. Not my favorite museum but worth the the visit as it is free. If you like MOMA in New York you would enjoy this museum. In circular quay... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Finished a wander around Circular Quay and the Opera House with an afternoon tea at the MCA. Children and friends love the open spaced exhibits in this lovely concreted building with lifts provided for those who tire. Finished up with a very lovely afternoon tea on Level 4. Wonderful views. Excellent service. Will definitely return.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Had nice brunch while enjoying amazing view of Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Menu was rather ordinary. There is no entry/admission fee for the eating place. Recommend for families and travellers. Will visit again on my next visit to Sydney! (:

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Just minutes from my hotel and free I thought I would spend a few moments to investigate. Happened to be there for Volunteer docent tour. Very informative to understand and appreciate (?) much of the art. Highly recommended. Gift shop fun as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Our interactive exploration of this museum with our 5 year old daughter was a delight. The enthusiastic staff guided us through the experience which culminated in Sophie creating her own work of art, which displayed on the wall.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We always visit this little museum whenever we are in Sydney! Never disappointed and always worth the time for a visit! I strongly recommend this to anyone even those who are not really interested in the art scene!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I enjoyed the museum. It is free and they also have free WiFi inside. The exhibition I saw was beautiful, as well as the views from the cafe on the top. Is not the best contemporary art museum I've been, but if you like modern art you should give it a try!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

While certainly not as extensive a display as some modern art museums, I found this a very pleasant museum. one floor was closed, pending a display beyond set up so you could see the remaining floors in a couple of hours. I do linger over art, so you may be able to spend less time here and still see all... More 

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