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Museo de Arte Contemporaneo

Parque Central, Caracas 1090, Venezuela
068 51 5265
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Ranked #8 of 84 Attractions in Caracas
Type: Art Museums
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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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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Caracas, Venezuela
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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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Brussels, Belgium
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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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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Truthfully, there is not a wide variety of sites to see in Caracas. If you are spending a few days and want to see a bit of art or relish some time spent in air conditioning, this is a good choice. The Picasso pieces alone are worth the visit - his sketches are excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

The Picasso exhibit was nothing short of spectacular. It was also a great place to escape the demonstrations that were going on near the capitol building a mile or so away.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

It used to be excellent, but the socialist government thinks art is a capitalistic illness, I have heard many works have been removed

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

I remember my experience as very positive, i would like to go back

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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2011

As other reviewers have noted, the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo has a fine collection of modern art. The museum is all the more rewarding because the quality of its collection is rare in Latin America, and its ambience is a welcome relief from its shabby neighborhood and the dangerous city of Caracas. Admission is free. However the museum itself--the building,... More

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2010

When looking for some cultural experiences in Caracas, there are a number of art and historical museums to visit around town, but none like this! This museum not only boasts a wide selection of Picasso sketches and art pieces, but notable pieces from contemporary artists around the world. I even noted a wall dedicated to an artist from my hometown... More

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