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Address: 140 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61-2-9245-2400
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The MCA is a lovely place to escape for a few hours. The exhibits are well spaced and interesting. There is plenty of variety. Work your way through each level and finish at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We visited with a small group and had the pleasure of a guided tour. the extra information given was a real yee opener. Make time for the rooftop cafe!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a hidden gem among the many, better publicized museums in Sydney. It is in a great location, in The Rocks on George Street. It can be included in almost any walk around the CBD. The exhibits change constantly so it is worth a visit every time you come to Sydney. There is no admission charge. They are good... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The MCA is a lovely place to escape for a few hours. The exhibits are well spaced and interesting. There is plenty of variety. Work your way through each level and finish at the cafe on top which offers a good selection of food and drinks and excellent views of the harbour. Take your sunglasses on a sunny day!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A friend recommended this museum and I loved it! I really enjoyed the galleries which had such a range of art and it's Free!!!

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Paducah, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was average nothing fabulous. If you like querky and odd exhibits this is the place for you. I will admit I am not an art enthusiast, but usually I can get the gist of most exhibitions. However, it was really difficult for me at this site.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Didn't manage to occupy me for long. Although it is a large gallery, the majority of exhibits here are garbage. A few exhibits were interesting, so considering it is free entry, if you are already at circular quay you should check it out, but it won't take long to get through. I found myself walking straight by the majority of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Every time I visit this museum I find something inspiring and thought provoking. It is really well set out over 3 floors and shows artworks from around the world, along with excellent local art. Free entry with special exhibitions which charge a small fee.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I'm in Australia for the first time, staying with a relative. Today was my first day in the country and it was raining. I headed down to the harbor anyway and decided to visit the museum of contemporary art. I was pleasantly surprised to find that it is free to the public and survives on donation (no suggested price, just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This place is one of the best museums I've ever been to!!!!! If you love contemporary art YOU MUST GO HERE!!!!!! I cannot stress enough, please please go here

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This was the first time we've visited since the renovation and we were very underwhelmed. Huge space and a few gems but most of the art on display of little interest. The previous wonderful cafe on ground level is now an uncomfortable space on the roof which doesn't take great advantage of the prime location. Don't waste your time here.... More 

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Address: 140 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61-2-9245-2400
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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