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Modern Art Museum of Sao Paulo

Parque Ibirapuera, Portao 3, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04094-000, Brazil (Itaim Bibi)
11 5085-1300
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Ranked #97 of 466 Attractions in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
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Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

The museum is small and the art is so different i couldnt understand any of that. I guess modern art is not my style. The restaurant is expensive and the snacks are small. I think it's better to visit the museum of contemporary art that is nearby.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

When my daughter came to visit us here in São Paulo from New York with her 3 chdidren, ages ranging from 8 to 4, we took them to see the MAM, and we were all very happily surprised by their reaction! They went through each artist's space comparing it with the following ones, and since it's not a big museum... More

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Brasilia, DF
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The Modern Art Museum in Sao Paulo is a great place to spend a saturday or sunday afternoon. Take your time and enjoy all the pieces that the museum has to offer.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

There was a nice street art exhibition when we was there. The place is small and so is the exhibition, so go if you are in Ibirapuera Park anyway.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Located around Ibirapuera Park has a good selection of Modern Art from both South America and Europe. It was a good days visit, not the most amazing Art Gallery I have visited but impressive all the same.

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Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

It did not take long to view the exhibits in this museum. We were disappointed after having visited the Pinacoteca and the MASP the previous two days. However, the sculpture gardens nearby were fun and the nearby Museu Afro Brasil is terrific. If you don't have much time, skip this museum and go right to the Museu Afro Brasil.

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Maybe I'm just not a modern art guy, but I found that the whole experience was not worth the small admission fee. When I visited they had an exhibit with a bunch of artists interpreting a theme revolving around surveillance in our modern world. Every description placard felt like overly wordy BS trying to make a simple piece of art... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

first, you need a lot of imagination to see what’s part of the exhibition and what’s simply part of the building. Second, you need an awful lot of imagination to actually see the artistical value of most of the stuff. Third, when you comply to the above mentioned criteria, the actual display is very small. The only (very) good thing... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Along with MASP and Pinacoteca, a must-go for art. It is located in the city's best park (Ibirapuera), and makes a good afternoon program.

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Santiago, Chile
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Here you come to get inspired. Sao Paulo has more to offer than you think when it comes to modern art.

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