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Museo de Arte Contemporaneo

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Address: Parque Central, Caracas 1090, Venezuela
Phone Number: 068 51 5265
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Housing one of the finest collections of modern art in South America, this...

Housing one of the finest collections of modern art in South America, this world-class museum has high quality works by Picasso, Matisse, Joan Miro and other modern masters.

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Overall is ok, unfortunately it's very government oriented. Venezuelan artists are quite gifted though. And, you get to see "Miranda en la Carraca" by Arturo Michelena... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Gustavo C
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall is ok, unfortunately it's very government oriented. Venezuelan artists are quite gifted though. And, you get to see "Miranda en la Carraca" by Arturo Michelena. Masterpiece.

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Thank Gustavo C
Caracas, Venezuela
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133 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has a very good collection of modern art. The entrance fee is cheap, and for sure its a very different thing to do in the city.

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Thank EliasBBC
Caracas, Venezuela
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Very interesting all the way around the museum, it´s a must see whenever you´re in our beautiful city of Caracas!!!

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Thank AggieMorrill
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Excelent place, well maintained. Incredible collection from contemporary artists from all over Latin America. the venezuelan plastic artists and cinetic are specially spectacular. The best way to go is park your car at the ex hotel sheraton. Wonderfull collection worthwhile the visit

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Thank Juan A
Caracas, Venezuela
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75 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very basic. A few works by Picasso, Miro, Bracque and local artists. It can be visited in less than an hour. No coffee shop, no souvenir shop available.

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1 Thank asrusso
Fonthill, Canada
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Quiet museum, no crowds or lines. The collection was amazing and very diverse. I would highly recommend going.

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1 Thank Amber T
Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Some time ago it was consider to hold the best collection of Contemporary Art in Latin America. In recent times famous for the disappearance of Matisse' s Dama de Rojo now found and return( not certaint yet when is going tobe shown again despite the big fanfarria local authorities made) Worth a paced mid-morning visit to awe with Picasso's Suite... More 

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1 Thank Sabas68
Caracas, Venezuela
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57 reviews
44 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

If you enjoy the art this is your place, interesting collection, not a crow place, it is close to Parque Central and Teatro Teresa Carreno Theater, great museum option in Caracas.

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

A very nice and interesting collection, free entrance, comfortable spaces and no crowds! I was practically alone in the museum when I visited, so I could really take my time and enjoy the pieces! Caracas does not offer as many attractions as some other Latin-American capitals, but this museum should not be missed if you pay a visit to this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

This museum is world-class. I just noted earlier reviews concerned with the dumbing down of people through the removal of publicly accessible art (and other means). And while I agree entirely that this is the trend in Venezuela, and that this is completely and totally apparent on the ground, this museum does remain as a leader in terms of its... More 

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