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MACAM - Modern and Contemporary Art Museum

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Great place to spend a day

We went here after visiting the Jieta Grotto on the way to Byblos. It was amazing. Great art in a... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
Gail N
Como, Italy
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A jewel in the Byblos mountains

A surprising modern art museum nestled in the mountains of Byblos. A short drive of ca. 20 mn will... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2017
Hanan M
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MACAM, Lebanon's first Modern And Contemporary Art Museum shows sculpture & installation art by 80 artists in a factory compound on a hilltop near Byblos overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Its permanent exhibition is an exciting journey through 100...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Qartaba Main Road - Alita, Byblos, Lebanon
+961 3 271 500
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

We went here after visiting the Jieta Grotto on the way to Byblos. It was amazing. Great art in a great location. You can wander round without lots of crowds and really appreciate what is on display. We were fortunate and got to meet the...More

1  Thank Gail N
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

A surprising modern art museum nestled in the mountains of Byblos. A short drive of ca. 20 mn will get you there from the coastal highway. The museum occupies an old factory (for making crayons) and is surrounded by an open area that is used...More

Thank Hanan M
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Not only artists are inspired by visiting this unique art gallery, Nestled in a pine forest overlooking a vast green valley, MACAM is surrounded by nature. Walking and exploring the area is as therapeutic as the sculptures and art installations found inside. There are so...More

1  Thank kateonthesea
Reviewed August 29, 2016

located with a view to beautiful Adonis Valley and surrounded by archeological places it is worth to visit not only one time. The exhibition from modern to comtemporary art touched my heart ..... you will feel the passion of artists in Lebanon on different materials....More

1  Thank MayaB925
Reviewed August 27, 2016

The worlds'famous poet J. W. von Goethe once said: fresh activity is the is the only means of overcoming adversity . So do I !!!! Since MACAM's opening, I went many weekends to escape the daily stress and to enjoy their great art collection and...More

1  Thank Barbara K
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Truly elevating experience in nature and mind blowing exhibition of over 400 sculptures and art installation... prefect to unplug for city living and rebooting...

1  Thank Rosie K
Reviewed August 22, 2016

MACAM is an authentic place to visit, with its rich natural landscape. From outside to inside it welcomes you . I enjoyed the modern and contemporary arts a lot . A suitable place for all ages and definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank Frederick_Onm
Reviewed August 22, 2016

A nice escape from the bustle of Beirut, this Modern and Contemporary Museum offers a nice retreat for all ages. A wonderful and expansive collection of art work from across Lebanon and generations, MACAM is a must for any art and culture lover to visit...More

2  Thank rl_beirut
Reviewed August 22, 2016

MACAM will inspire even the vaguely interested in art! Spread over a few halls in what used to be a cement factory, visitors get to see the works of Lebanese masters and more contemporary artistis, spread over 4000 square meteres. Specialising in scultpure, there are...More

2  Thank Nathalie Rosa B
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

500 sculptures and installation art done by Lebanese artists. It is an eye-opening exhibition of the great creativity in this country!

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