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Museum of Contemporary Art

140 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9245 2400
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Welcome to Australia's Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), dedicated to exhibiting, collecting and interpreting the work of today's artists.
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140 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Only on until 2 October. I would strongly encourage art lovers to visit and see works from My personal favourites were Narcissus and Evening in Europe (see photos attached to review) but so many great works to view. Enjoy. 1898

Thank Albywon
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The overall museum is relatively small, but the variety of the collection is excellent. There is a cafe on the top floor with beautiful view of Sydney Harbour. The collections in the museum are arranged extremely well and good information is provided for the artwork,...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely building in a prime location for Arts NSW and the Commonwealth Government's Australia Council, to waste the tax payers money. The artwork is mostly devoid of production skill or artistic merit. It seems that the most effort by the artists was put into...More

Thank auphotographs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is very interesting and is free. It is located on Circural Quay and has a spectacular view of the bay and the opera from the rooftop terrace. Inside, the exhibition is of contemporary art, emphasizing the aboriginal artists.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As with most contemporary art, little of it can actually be called art. The standing collection was pretty wishy-washy and the exhibition by Jenny Watson was not very inspiring. I wouldn't go again.

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

nearest station is circular quay.. there is the gift shop downstairs which sells quite interesting sydney-exclusive and books too. there were a number of exhibitions going on at the point of visit. friendly and approachable staff.

Thank naihpos
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great way to spend a hot summers day. Easy and convenient location with good art on display. Really enjoyed the contemporary Aboriginal art section particularly Kevin Gilbert's prints. Lovely work, lovely place.

Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This one is conveniently located and easily accessible by public transport. It has good art on display and also offers excellent views from its cafe on the 4 th floor. One can easily spend 2-3 hours here.

Thank nafisab
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Yes the exhibitions are ever changing and intriguing but don't miss the cafe for the great views! Enjoy a visual feast in more ways than one when you visit this museum.

Thank Luv2travel4bliss
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I really like this museum. It's spacious and well-designed. There're free tours in every hour and the tours are quite helpful, which can let you know more about the works and the stories behind them.

Thank Angelikanyway
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