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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Etna, New Hampshire
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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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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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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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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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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Berlin, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We drove an hour from Stockbridge to visit this unusual museum set in an old manufacturing plant. The space is amazing! Tour of the Sol Lewitt collection was very good. Only disappointment was the lack of friendliness of the staff. Felt that they were serving a higher calling than their guests. Although nice, definitely not welcoming. No one looks at... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Wonderful visit here, my only regret is that is was too short! The galleries are very interesting and the exhibits were varied, so I felt like I got to explore quite a bit!

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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

It was my first time in Mass MoCA and i has such a great time with all the exhibitions and just the fact of visiting old buildings renovated to expose local artist.

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Boston
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We have visited Mass Moca many times. This is one of the very few museums in the world that is truly a Contemporary Art Museum - because it has no collections and therefore can continue to show living artists. By contract MOMA , the Museum of Modern Art in New York has collections of art going back over a hundred... More 

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