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Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete

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worth seeing for those who like paintings

the Museum is located near the fortress in Himarass street; there are on display a permanent... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2018
Brasov, Romania
Stumbled across this quite by accident.....

....and having time to kill while Mrs LL was wandering and pestering shopkeepers, wandered in for a... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM OF CRETE: a modern exhibition space of roughly 1000sq.m, which is situated in the heart of the old historical city of Rethymno, under the Venetian Castle and the Archaeological Museum. Its permanent collection includes...more
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Mesologgiou 32, Rethymnon, Crete 741 31, Greece
+30 2831 052530
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the selection of works on display. Beautifully presented and very unusual stuff.set in a nice part of town and we found it easy to get local parking.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Showcases world class contemporary arts such as the Daskalopoulos Collection, from a great art connoisseur whose works top notch. The recent Paper Moon exhibit features global artists with paper sculptures, and included performances, workshops and a paper fashion show.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

A small museum with absolutely no explanations about the art work. Good for the air conditioner and bathroom.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

we saw a very good paper exhibition paper moon - it was lovely and interesting with some social commentary

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dekoker
Reviewed January 1, 2018

the Museum is located near the fortress in Himarass street; there are on display a permanent collection of oil paintings and drawings by Lefteris Kanakakis,a local artist , but also paintings of modern Greek artists since 1950 ; the museum also organizes throughout the year...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

We really enjoyed this. Amongst all the old buildings it was a spacious and modern exhibition space. The exhibits were really interesting.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

....and having time to kill while Mrs LL was wandering and pestering shopkeepers, wandered in for a quick look. I'm not really a culture-vulture but I enjoyed the building, firstly; beautifully restored and rather elegant. The aircon was welcome, too. The art on display ranged...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 28, 2017

On the foot of the venetian fortezza, this museum leads the city to its future. Interesting pieces of art, this museum interacts with the city with its workshops, year round

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Miranda A
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

This museum is rather small but at just €3 (or €1.50 if you have a ticket from the fort) it's a steal. The building itself is very inviting and trendy, and feels welcoming. You probably won't spend longer than 30 mins to 1 hour in...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank JamieH3430
Reviewed October 7, 2016

The exhibition that we visited was of high quality items, mainly paintings, but, for me, the delight was the building itself. An old building gutted and rebuild to a high spec with varying floor levels and room sizes. A delight.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Brian H
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