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MASS MoCA

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Address: 1040 Mass Moca Way, North Adams, MA 01247-2499
Phone Number: 413 662 2111
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Housed on a restored 19th century factory campus, MASS MoCA is the largest...

Housed on a restored 19th century factory campus, MASS MoCA is the largest center for contemporary visual and performing arts in the country. Open year round with full schedule of live events, changing exhibitions and Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing Retrospective.

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Great 2 Hours

MoMoca was a nice way to spend two hours. They have a nice collection of contemporary art. We really enjoyed the large-scale graphically painted walls, and the comic-inspired art... read more

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

MoMoca was a nice way to spend two hours. They have a nice collection of contemporary art. We really enjoyed the large-scale graphically painted walls, and the comic-inspired art was interesting. The photography exhibits were a highlight as well. It’s quite a large space which was surprising, so there’s a lot to see.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Because this museum is in an enormous former factory complex, the art installations here can be enormous as well. Some are football fields long or two stories high and each time we have visited they have been very interesting modern art. One exhibit this time was a challenge for the participants to explore "wonder" and works ranged from science fiction... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First night back in town and my brother set up a night at one Mass Moca's reggae events. Decent turn out, great performance, diverse audience! Looked up and saw my Aunt's at the show too. Pleasant surprise! 😄

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mu husband and I have been to this fabulous museum numerous times, often bring family members and it never fails to be a fabulous experience! It is housed in a huge marvelous old factory space with numerous floors with interesting spaces for amazing contemporary installations and works! Each room and spaces are always a wonderful creative surprise! We love it!

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Short Hills, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this museum! The free guided tours is a great option and makes one appreciate contemporary art even more. Reserve at least 2-3 hours to fully enjoy it.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

MassMOCA is a wonderful place to visit, unique in its recreated setting, a campus of buildings formerly an electronics factory. Its huge rooms afford fine spaces to display exhibits. The boiler house, preserved workings, had a great airstream on top of three stories, which housed all kinds of imaginative details. My husband and I enjoyed seeing the creative reuse of... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exhibits are in a 19th century factory buildings, which by itself make it interesting. The buildings were so big, we had to ask the staff for directions. We were able to join a free tour and the guide was very knowledgeable. Love the Alex Da Corte's Free Roses. At one point we felt as if we were in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you’re in the area (or even if you’re not), MASS MoCA is a must-visit museum for contemporary art fans. Most of the exhibits in the vast space are constantly changing, so there’s always something new to see. It’s quite unusual to have such a large space for artworks. The permanent works in the Sol Lewitt gallery are also stunning... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

MASS MoCA is a gem. There are always surprises and delights. Try to coordinate a visit with one of their events. For a great artistic experience, combine this with a visit to the Clark.

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Cheshire, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If yours the "artsy-fartsy" thing, consider this your challenge! A small, but intriguing spot, nothing if not a point of conversation. Among the exhibits I have seen were "Oh Canada!" Leonard Nimoy's Photographic Exhibit and Don Gummer's sculptures (Meryl Streep's husband). Interesting and a little something different for the other side of the brain.

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