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Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

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Located in the East wing of the Palais de Tokyo, built for the 1937 international exposition, the museum was inaugurated in 1961. Its rich collections, with over 13,000 works, illustrate the major artistic themes of the 20th and 21st century...more
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12 avenue de New York, 75116 Paris, France
16th Arr. - Passy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Knowing that this museum was still under renovation, went just to see the Thomas Houseago sculptures and paintings. A relatively small show but breathtaking. The venue is perfect for his "supersized" works. He even created a piece just for the MDM space. Can't wait until...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

The visit was free of charge which is a very good point I didn’t like very much the artists exposed. I recommend to go instead to the Pompidou / Beaubourg Centre

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019

I absolutely adore contemporary art, so a visit to this museum was essential. An added bonus is that the architecture of the building itself is truly a form of art.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank angelinamanos
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

This venue had some good reviews and we were keen to attend. Not cheap to enter the gallery was undergoing work for a change of exhibition. Hence we saw very little despite paying extra for the full access. The works are varied with some quite...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Manfialba
Service C, Responsable relations publiques at Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2019

Good afternoon, We apologize if your visit at the MAM was not pleasant. Due to the renovation, the permanent collection is reduced. After the reopening of the museum, you will be able to enjoy a new restaurant as well as a new library. All the...More

Reviewed March 23, 2019

This was a really poor experience - the permanent collection was not available to view because of reconstruction work. There was no prior information on the web site only an indication that there was a change of access door. This is a shocking failure of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

We first saw the temporary Zao Wou-Ki, L'espace est silence exhibition. A true delight. Then went on to see some of the permanent collection (a large part of the museum is closed for renovation and judging by the entrance it bitterly is needed). Beautiful collection...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 22, 2018

I visited this museum for the UNhyped Zao Wou-Ki exhibit. The museum layout for the special exhibit was surprisingly good to admire the late work of this renowned artist. Spacious space with high ceilings to accommodate the large artworks of special exhibits. If you don't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

If you have visited the mainstream museums of Paris, then this should be the next in line. There are no queues and the access is really easy (even if there are currently some constructions taking place). The access to the permanent collections is free (everyday...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

I really love museums)) and this one was nice)) not big )) so u will not be tired )) u can enjoy it ))

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

We went to see Zao Wou-Ki, a contemporary abstract Chinese-French painter. It was a really beautiful exhibition, impressively large rooms. My lesson is: avoid the famous names but go for perhaps lessor known but impressive artists and learn something new.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from MrBisto | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as it wasn't on yet when we were there however they had an exhibition of something else which was €5 entrance.