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MACBA -Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Buenos Aire

Avenida San Juan 328, Buenos Aires C1147AAO, Argentina
+54 11 5299-2010
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Not worth the ticket price

I'm far from being an art critic but I can tell that the 4 floors of this museum are currently... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2016

It's basically just four floors with almost nothing to see there. For what you get even 60 pesos is... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2016
Aneliya B
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Oct 8, 2016
“Not worth the ticket price”
May 16, 2016
Avenida San Juan 328, Buenos Aires C1147AAO, Argentina
San Telmo
+54 11 5299-2010
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Reviewed October 8, 2016

I'm far from being an art critic but I can tell that the 4 floors of this museum are currently underutilized. The price of the ticket does not even include a brochure. The references to each piece of work are available in each floor written...More

Thank LErrante
Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

It's basically just four floors with almost nothing to see there. For what you get even 60 pesos is too much!

Thank Aneliya B
Reviewed March 10, 2016

The museum exhibits around one theme at a time. The architecture of the museum is quite interesting and it's calm and quiet which invites you to contemplate the art on display if that way inclined.

Thank Lucia S
Reviewed January 28, 2016

I really enjoyed my visit to this museum. I walked to san Telmo and to this museum. Find a hotel downtown and walk everywhere in Buenos Aires. They re-staged La Menesunda by Marta Minujin. The exhibit caused a sensation in the 1960. It is also...More

Thank babajamal
Reviewed December 30, 2015

Nice building... and that's about it. Four nice large floors, very empty but for a few paintings here and there (Geometrical shapes....). Maybe we hit the wrong temporary exhibition, maybe we hit the wrong museum? Obviously this should be to some visitors taste (go figure...),...More

Thank JMGeneva
MACBAmuseo, Guest Relations Manager at MACBA -Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Buenos Aire, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2016

There was 30 paintings on the exhibition, many of them with large scale. Thanks.

Reviewed February 8, 2015

The exhibition we saw was all about geometric interpretations forms by local Argentinian artists. This is a private, not for profit museum in an interesting building with a curator with a magnificent eye for putting together interesting thematic exhibitions. It is a not to miss...More

Thank Junebughiker
Reviewed January 15, 2015

If you are interested in contemporary art, this is definitely a place to go. In this new concrete and glass building there are 3 floors for you to visit. Watch out on their website what they exhibit actually.

Thank aggib2015
Reviewed January 2, 2015

we arrived at this relatively small musuem not knowing what to expect, to discover only how cool and inspiring this museum is, the building itself, and the collection, very diverse, colorful, and interesting, our personal favorite was the basement where you float through a wonderous...More

Thank RichardLVDV
Reviewed November 25, 2014

We visited during the cromofobia exhibition in Nov 2014, I don't think that helped. The exhibition space itself is formed in grey concrete with low ceilings and dim lighting. added to this very neutral palette was a scattering of B&W pieces of very modest interest....More

Thank Shanegg
Reviewed November 16, 2013

This unexpected treasure at the end of Defensa and just beyond the Plaza Dorrego is indeed worth it - though it's likely not a good choice if you can only deal with representational, pre-20th Century art. If you embrace all kinds of art and want...More

2  Thank martimbe
San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San
Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made
Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many
different cultures: a true child of immigration, much
like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after
dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both
locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee
hours of the morning. During the day, the antique
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