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The Institute of Contemporary Art

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This museum features cutting-edge contemporary painting, sculpture, architecture, film and photography.
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100 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210-1802
Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
+1 617-478-3100
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This museum has one floor of galleries and not all were open. I thought the admission price was too high. The gift shop had lots of interesting items. There is a “common room” where you can buy snacks and drinks, with a large TV screen showing a fireplace fire. There is a floor
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They only had one exhibit open and they still charged ($30 for 2 people) us the same price as we would have normally paid if they were all open. We went through the open 5 rooms in less than 20 minutes and didn’t really care for anything there. Waste of money and we would
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Hadn’t been to the ICA in a few years but with dinner reservations nearby it seemed like a good day to return. $15 for adult admission is a good rate, $5 each with a membership card from our public library was an even better rate. 4 floor building, ground floor is cafe, ticket
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I will admit that my view is subjective, but the contemporary art work does not excite me. nothing can beat the art work of classical painters, especially the french. some of them are indistinguishable from the art for of adolescents. to me, the location and the building were
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Very exciting visit to the ICA! So enjoyed the Free Thursday evening and the opportunity to see the ticketed Kusama “Love is Calling” exhibition. Seeing that exhibit was the shortest two minutes of my life (after a 30-40 minute wait for entry) - truly amazing! The Migrations
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Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
This area has been expanding and becoming more and
more popular, for good reason. Not surprisingly, the
seaport district of South Boston is located
beautifully along the water. The area is designed for
easy strolling along the HarborWalk, and there are
bars and restaurants for all ages and budgets. The
Institute of Contemporary Art is located in this area
in a contemporary building with an absolutely stunning
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