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Museo de Arte Contemporaneo

Parque Central, Caracas 1090, Venezuela
068 51 5265
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I just wanna cry... the museum is destroyed

Most of the rooms are closed. There are many water leaks. The museum workers told me that the whole... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
vicentequintero
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Caracas, Venezuela
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It had better reputation (and collection) before

He came to have a much broader collection and with the different managers he has had in recent... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2017
Pelias M
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Barcelona, Spain
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Housing one of the finest collections of modern art in South America, this world-class museum has high quality works by Picasso, Matisse, Joan Miro and other modern masters.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Parque Central, Caracas 1090, Venezuela
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the rooms are closed. There are many water leaks. The museum workers told me that the whole Parque Central Complex needed to be restored, but that is way too expensive nowadays.

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Reviewed November 14, 2017

He came to have a much broader collection and with the different managers he has had in recent years, he no longer offers the same guarantees

Thank Pelias M
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

It hold a large collection of art masterpieces. A lot of rooms are closed though. What a pity. They need to open more rooms. No permanent exhibitions here. It has the potential to be one of the best museums in Latin America.

Thank vicentequintero
Reviewed March 13, 2017

At the beginning, this museum was called MACSI (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Sofia Imber) but, during Chavez's government and because he was against the "misnamed" oligarchy he decide to take it from Mrs. Sofia Imber -who was a very reknown art curator and artistic person-...More

Thank Norah B
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Arguably the most complete ( if not largest ) collection of modern ( 20th century ) art in Latin America. Admission is free, go directly to see the permanent collection : works by Picasso, Braque, Monet, Marisol Scobar, Cezanne et all, one next to the...More

Thank Javier-Matos
Reviewed April 25, 2016

One of the top attractions of the city in particular for those with a thirst for culture; after visiting you could take a walk to the Museo de Bellas Artes, and complement your cultural day tour.

Thank migan51
Reviewed March 22, 2016

this museum was developed by Mrs Sofia Imber and her husband. she began inviting many artists from europe and local so it was well known and people like carlos cruz diez Mr Stone from UK. exposed their work. it is well located because it is...More

Thank jccerradap
Reviewed January 15, 2016

Overall is ok, unfortunately it's very government oriented. Venezuelan artists are quite gifted though. And, you get to see "Miranda en la Carraca" by Arturo Michelena. Masterpiece.

Thank Gustavo C
Reviewed January 10, 2016

It has a very good collection of modern art. The entrance fee is cheap, and for sure its a very different thing to do in the city.

Thank EliasBBC
Reviewed October 20, 2015

Very interesting all the way around the museum, it´s a must see whenever you´re in our beautiful city of Caracas!!!

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