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MASS MoCA

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Address: 1040 Mass MoCa Way, North Adams, MA 01247
Phone Number: 413 662 2111
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Housed on a restored 19th century factory campus, MASS MoCA is the largest...
Housed on a restored 19th century factory campus, MASS MoCA is the largest center for contemporary visual and performing arts in the country. Open year round with full schedule of live events, changing exhibitions and Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing Retrospective.
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Do not miss it. The space is as interesting as the exhibits.

After a weekend spent in NYC'S museums, this turned out to actually be more interesting than the Whitney. Amazing spaces, daring exhibits and also the gift shop has a fun variety... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Punta Gorda, Belize
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

After a weekend spent in NYC'S museums, this turned out to actually be more interesting than the Whitney. Amazing spaces, daring exhibits and also the gift shop has a fun variety of souvenirs.

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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The building is large and so accommodating for the expansive exhibitions that are at Mass MOCA. A very interesting collection that changes periodically. A must visit for us any time we are in the Berkshires! We especially enjoyed the first floor installation of stools by Christopher Chiappa!

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Williamstown, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The usual exhibits are often pretentious wastes of space. The acclaimed Sol Lewitt is one such exhibit of emperor's new clothes -- one wishes that the space had been allocated instead for the homeless. However, every now and then they pull off an astonishing exhibit like the double Phoenix. Theater and music are largely overhyped, but the appearances of Alloy... More 

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Meriden, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This was our second visit to Mass MoCA, but the first with our ten year old grandchildren. This is a most unique attraction and not to be missed. It is an old factory complex just off route 2 in North Adams that now houses a museum of avant garde art. The exhibitions are often huge displays that fill cavernous factory... More 

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Etna, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Brought my creative 10 year old and my not so creative 20 year old to Mass MoCA today and we were all blown away. I had heard great things, but truly, the art and the galleries are amazing.Excited to share it with the rest of the family. Favorite exhibits today were Chiappa's stools, the "space jazz" walk-through tunnel, and Sol... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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87 reviews 87 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Our bi-annual family getaway to MassMOCA is a huge treat. What a unique and wonderful museum, with so much space to let the exhibits really experiment and breathe. I just want to point out the pseudo-permanent large scale Sol Lewitt wall paintings which will really blow your mind on your first visit. It's hard to imagine a more perfect setting... More 

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Berkshires, MA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I live within blocks of MASS MoCA, so I often attend various exhibits and live performances. The entrance fees may seem a bit pricey, but they often offer package deals with The Clark Institute and/or the Williams College Museum. The huge complex offers a large parking lot, as well as shops, offices and restaurants. The massive display spaces (the complex... More 

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Galway, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

MASS MoCA is a museum in a repurposed factory building complex located in North Adams, Massachusetts. It is one of the largest centers for contemporary visual and performing arts in the United States. The factory buildings were originally built by the Arnold Print Works, a textile printing business which operated on the site from 1860 to 1942. The complex was... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
31 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The large factory has been converted into an art museum. You wander through large, cavernous rooms and small hallways, exploring the art - which makes for an interesting experience. The exhibits are definitely modern in nature - not the traditional sort you might find otherwise in a museum. Exhibits are interesting to see and explore. I would note, however, that... More 

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Montclair, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

Modern art is a personal perspective and this museum provides a different point of view. Some exhibits were very creative- Lee Boronson's Plastic Fantastic and the Sol Lewitt exhibits, while others had me puzzled The Octagon Room by Mark Dion. It is a good outing in inclement weather and the way they utilized the repurposed factory was very creative to... More 

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