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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 #57 of 421 attractions in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Art Museums
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Brasilia, DF
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Sao Paulo, SP
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Istanbul, Turkey
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88 reviews 88 reviews
17 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012 via mobile

Yes it's a small venue but it has some excellent pieces. Degas, Raphael, Bellini and more. For those looking for quantity and not quality, this isn't or you. I had a very enjoyable 90 minutes. Tuesday's are free. Otherwise about US$3 -a.cup of coffee. It's near the metro and some nice shopping.

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São Paulo
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Unfortunatly, for those who know museuns in Europe or USA, São Paulo MAM disapoints a lot. The price is not high, but, for me, it doesn't worth a visit.

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