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“Nice little museum”

Museum of Contemporary Art
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$28.72*
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Lyon City Card
Ranked #71 of 228 things to do in Lyon
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Owner description: The Museum of Contemporary Art, designed by Renzo Piano, is located near the Tête d'Or park, at the Cité Internationale.From its creation, the museum has opted for an original acquistions policy of temporary exhibitions, developed in direct relation with the artists or from works in their collection.Whether for a Roller Coaster by the artist, Cai Guo-Qiang, a “Crying Wall” by Ann Hamilton, or a Salt Water Pool by Mathieu Briand, the museum transforms itself for each artistic project and thus offers a completely different visit every time. This means that the museum closes for short durations between each exhibition.
Reviewed June 21, 2013

Small, but with a good selection of contemporary exhibits when we visited. Easy to get to by public transport (Bus C1) and opposite the Parc Tete d'Or.
There is a nice restaurant with a terrace at the front of the museum, but also a small selection of other places to eat nearby.

The various exhibitions change throughout the year, so it's worth checking what is on appeals before going.

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Reviewed January 15, 2013

The exhibitions change every few months. Check that what's on 'now' appeals before setting off. This winter's soundscape installations, for example, may not be your thing. The café/restaurant however is perfectly placed for lunch before/after a walk in the Parc de la Tête d'Or across the road.

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Reviewed December 12, 2012

I enjoyed this exhibition space and the imaginative way they presented the current Cage/Satie experience.

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Reviewed August 30, 2012

Check what they are showing. It can be a real find or a dog. You can combine it with a picnic in the parc tete d'or or a walk along the river.

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Reviewed July 18, 2012

There only one artist represented so if you don't like so much you are screwed. I found it to agressive but it is a matter of taste.

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