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Musee d'Art Moderne et Contemporain de Saint-Etienne Metropole

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Modern art in a modern setting

Your experience of this museum is probably going to depend on what is showing. On the day we went... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2019
Great little museum

It cost us Eu11 for 2. The museum was incredibly quiet. The regular exhibition has a nice... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2016
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Aug 9, 2019
“Modern art in a modern setting”
Aug 2, 2017
“Great contemporary art!”
The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Saint-Étienne Métropole houses one of the largest collections of art from the 20th and 21st centuries in France. The building was designed by the architect Didier Guichard in 1987 and offers a wide and...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
rue Fernand Leger, 42270 Saint-Priest-en-Jarez, France
+33 4 77 79 52 52
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Reviewed August 9, 2019

Your experience of this museum is probably going to depend on what is showing. On the day we went even the items from the permanent collection were only on display as part of a temporary exhibition (‘24 hours in the life of a woman’). Of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

Easily reached by tramway and housed in a huge black box, the MAMC offers no less than 4 art shows of great quality plus they cleverly rearrange the display of their own collection to complement the temporary shows. A must for contemporary art lovers.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 10, 2017

my wife and I found all the museum staff to be very helpful, they found us explanations in English for each section. we found some of the exhibits very interesting we would have like to relax in a café, they only have a restaurant.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank mandr268
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

It cost us Eu11 for 2. The museum was incredibly quiet. The regular exhibition has a nice chronological sequence of rooms showing modern art in different evades, so you can see the changes. The guest exhibition was the fantastic themed Dan get Zones by Anne...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

The museum Building is quite modern but small. Only few temporary exhibitions. In half an hour we have seen everything

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed February 3, 2016

Trudged all the way there, paying return tram tickets, and it was basically not showing anything. What a pain!

Date of experience: January 2016
Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is onlt a provisional reiew because the main galleries were under renovation and rehanging at the time of my visit so onlt one room of the permanent collection and a temporary one were available, thogh they were worth seein. The museum is to the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed May 5, 2014

This was a good place to spend an hour and had some interesting exhibits. The museum is on the outskirts of town and has plenty of parking

Date of experience: November 2013
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

If you like modern art , it'ok, This is one of the most renowned museum in France . Personnaly i don't. So I found it just a curiosity. that 's all.

Date of experience: May 2013
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Reviewed September 3, 2012

I guess I do not get modern Art. Some exhibits were great! others ..... They had two short films playing that were very good and I discovered that I really enjoy the work of Sing Sing!

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank Dan S
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