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Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow - MOCAK

ul. Lipowa 4, Krakow 30-702, Poland
+48 12 263 40 01
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Ranked #40 of 135 attractions in Krakow
Type: Art Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I visited MOCAK recently while visiting Krakow and would have to say it wasn't the best contemporary art museum I've been to but it was worth the visit. We viewed the 'art in crime' exhibition and found it to be slightly confronting at times yet a very interesting exhibition.. We had two young Children with us (3yr.old and 5m.old) who... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

A very interesting museum. when we were visiting there was an "crime in art" exhibition which we enjoyed a lot.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

After visiting Schindler's Factory I thought I would have lunch in the cafe of MOCAK and then look at the exhibitions. I went into the cafe and there appeared to be private party of business people there. There were no staff around so I returned to the main desk. They didn't know what was going on either???? So I thought... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

It is always difficult to rate a museum because the rating is depending on the current exhibition, but the curators have made such a good job in this case that I think a visit to MOCAK is always worth a try. We saw the crime exhibition and it was scary and touched us and some of the works have left... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

My partner typically does not enjoy art galleries, and so I was quite surprised that he found this one interesting and enjoyable. On a whim we purchased a ticket at the Oskar Schindler factory next door and went in with the intention of having a quick look, but ended staying about an hour and would have gladly stayed longer if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

The MOCAK is located right next door to Schindler's Factory. A great venue on it's own!! The exhibits change, but I would think are always first class!! Has a nice coffee shop!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I wouldn't bother going out of your way to visit Mocak. Though the building is large and has so much potential, most of what is on display is really weak. As in, 'Since it's in a museum, it must be art'. I can't find the words to describe how pointless the permanent collection is. The temporary exhibit was poorly laid... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Some interesting exhibitions here. Not expensive to visit and a good cafe. It's next to the Schindler factory so useful to visit both at the same time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

. Come contemplate conceptual contemporary art in their cool concrete corridors. With constantly changing exhibitions from BIG name artists & rising stars - always ambitious.. accessible. but any day’s a good day to hole up read n' relax in their reading room, do some shop' at the Bookstore or just grab a coffee & cake at MOCAK Café. Check the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We visited as we were already going to the Schindler Museum next door. In a slightly run down area of the city we got a tram over on a very cold, snowy day. Neither of us are great fans of 'installations' so the first part of the exhibition left us a bit cold. These things always mean more to the... More

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