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Address: 140 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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We enjoyed our walk exploring The Rocks and meandered back to our hotel passing by the Museum of Contemporary Art. The Chuck Close Exhibition was being held, however, we decided... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Casuarina, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our walk exploring The Rocks and meandered back to our hotel passing by the Museum of Contemporary Art. The Chuck Close Exhibition was being held, however, we decided not to view this exhibition. We found ourselves in the gift shop and spent quite a while discovering some very unique items and entertaining books. We made several purchases and... More 

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New York, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Saw the Chuck Close exhibit. Convenient location in Circular Quay area, easy to get to. Doesn't take too much time out of the day.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

I thoroughly enjoyed viewing the Chuck Close Exhibition, ending my visit to the Museum by having a delicious lunch at the Graze Restaurant. A perfect way to while away a few hours..

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The art is very offbeat at this museum but our docent was so good that she made it a bit more comprehensible. If you are around the area, you should see this museum. Very odd art work but worth a quick visit, especially if you can get a terrific docent's tour.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

After stolling along the fabulous Harbour Bridge. We visited the Museum of Contemporary Art... Large open space covering 4 floors. Second floor works featuring mixed medium (free) top floor slightly over priced cafe but with georgeous views..Great free space to visit .. restrooms. Free admission to general floor's. Grab a picnic and sit outside the museum.. An absoulute must for... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The museum is free to visit except for the special exhibits. We just looked at the free parts. Based on what we saw, we opted to not pay for the rest. It was interesting but the art was very strange. Definitely not my taste. I am sure others would love it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

It leaves one flummoxed that a building with one of the GREAT views in the world has so few windows. The collection is average…better to be seen at NSW Gallery. recent visit to see Chuck Close which was somewhat receptive to say the least..how many self portraits can one view. Technique is brilliant but after room after room of the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Recently visited the MCA for the Chuck Close exhibition. Thoroughly enjoyed the works on display! Couldn't believe Lou Reed was a tapestry!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

From the moment we walked in the building the staff were amazing. Attentive, informed, willing, happy which translates to impeccable customer service and patron experience. Who said customer service is dead? MCA has it going on. Oh, the exhibit was unreal, go and see it.

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Tamworth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A wonderful location and a beautiful place, its fully air condition and protects you from the heat or rain in Sydney. Inside there are many artwork, large displays and frames, enjoy the quite place and look at all the art. The theme are always changing, so always drop by for something fresh. Anyway there are things that is hard to... More 

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