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Address: 1040 Mass MoCa Way, North Adams, MA 01247
Phone Number: 413 662 2111
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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a folly now worth a major diversion

conceived during the administration of Gov. Dukakis, the MOCA was originally disputed. why would one want to put a contemporary art museum in North Adams? the opponents were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

conceived during the administration of Gov. Dukakis, the MOCA was originally disputed. why would one want to put a contemporary art museum in North Adams? the opponents were ever so wrong. this converted huge mill complex is now one of the most prominent venues for cutting-edge contemporary art in the US, if not the world. the galleries seem to go... More 

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Oceanside, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This old textile mill turned electric capacitor factory, is an amazing complex in the middle of town. The space is impressive and labyrinthine, but the exhibit was pretentious; with exception of Clifford Ross. So this review is more about the exhibit than the facility which is very cool. It's worth a visit when they change the works involved.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Adams MA is/was a run down mill town with little future (but 5 beautiful churches and steeples dominating the valley). Mass MoCA has taken an old mill site with many building and creatively repurposed it as a place for contremporary art. We drafted along another couple as skeptical as I am of the value of much contemporary art. However, with... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A surprise around every corner. Make sure you go into the satellite gallery outside and see what's on view in the courtyard. Lots of spots to rest, and the cafe is superb.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We had high hopes having heard and read great reviews of MASS MOCA, but we're not impressed. The most interesting aspect of the visit are the buildings that are creatively morphed from an original industrial use to this sprawling museum. One this hot afternoon the lack of a/c made it nearly impossible to linger in some of the larger galleries.... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Been there several times before and this was by far the least memorable. Exhibits were anything but current, particularly the political ones, really, Dan Quayle and Barbara Bush? Dung statue has overstayed its welcome. Gnomes were cheesy little works of art that must have taken all of ten minutes to set up, not highly artistic or enticing. Nothing really high... More 

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Flushing, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

im a new yorkah... high standards people; been living and visiting MoMa, The met , Guggenheim, you name it. don't miss this venue

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is like no other museum in its scale and interesting exhibits that are unusual and fun to see. It also has a good Kids Space.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We were in the Berkshires for vacation and have a membership to the Whitney in NYC so gain free admission to Mass MOCA. What a treat. Fun for all ages. It is so vast that you have whole halls to yourself at times. Great collection of so called "new art." Just delightful. The cafe, stores, and bathrooms should not be... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This place houses inventive, cutting edge artistic works in a gorgeous, renovated factory. This iconic site proves we must stop tearing down America's architecture gems and refurbish them instead!

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Address: 1040 Mass MoCa Way, North Adams, MA 01247
Phone Number: 413 662 2111
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  North Adams
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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