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MACBA -Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Buenos Aire

Avenida San Juan 328, Buenos Aires C1147AAO, Argentina
+54 11 5299-2010
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Bizarre collections

The temporary exhibitions on display are artsy, sure, but most definitely very bizarre. Since you... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Moscow, Russia
Not worth the ticket price

I'm far from being an art critic but I can tell that the 4 floors of this museum are currently... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
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Avenida San Juan 328, Buenos Aires C1147AAO, Argentina
San Telmo
+54 11 5299-2010
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

The temporary exhibitions on display are artsy, sure, but most definitely very bizarre. Since you have to pay to enter, I would recommend this museum only to those who are really into the confusing modern art.

Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I'm far from being an art critic but I can tell that the 4 floors of this museum are currently underutilized. The price of the ticket does not even include a brochure. The references to each piece of work are available in each floor written...More

Thank LErrante
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

It's basically just four floors with almost nothing to see there. For what you get even 60 pesos is too much!

Thank Aneliya B
Reviewed 11 March 2016

The museum exhibits around one theme at a time. The architecture of the museum is quite interesting and it's calm and quiet which invites you to contemplate the art on display if that way inclined.

Thank Lucia S
Reviewed 28 January 2016

I really enjoyed my visit to this museum. I walked to san Telmo and to this museum. Find a hotel downtown and walk everywhere in Buenos Aires. They re-staged La Menesunda by Marta Minujin. The exhibit caused a sensation in the 1960. It is also...More

Thank babajamal
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Nice building... and that's about it. Four nice large floors, very empty but for a few paintings here and there (Geometrical shapes....). Maybe we hit the wrong temporary exhibition, maybe we hit the wrong museum? Obviously this should be to some visitors taste (go figure...),...More

Thank JMGeneva
MACBAmuseo, Guest Relations Manager at MACBA -Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Buenos Aire, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2016

There was 30 paintings on the exhibition, many of them with large scale. Thanks.

Reviewed 9 February 2015

The exhibition we saw was all about geometric interpretations forms by local Argentinian artists. This is a private, not for profit museum in an interesting building with a curator with a magnificent eye for putting together interesting thematic exhibitions. It is a not to miss...More

Thank Junebughiker
Reviewed 16 January 2015

If you are interested in contemporary art, this is definitely a place to go. In this new concrete and glass building there are 3 floors for you to visit. Watch out on their website what they exhibit actually.

Thank aggib2015
Reviewed 2 January 2015

we arrived at this relatively small musuem not knowing what to expect, to discover only how cool and inspiring this museum is, the building itself, and the collection, very diverse, colorful, and interesting, our personal favorite was the basement where you float through a wonderous...More

Thank RichardLVDV
Reviewed 25 November 2014

We visited during the cromofobia exhibition in Nov 2014, I don't think that helped. The exhibition space itself is formed in grey concrete with low ceilings and dim lighting. added to this very neutral palette was a scattering of B&W pieces of very modest interest....More

Thank Shanegg
San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San
Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made
Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many
different cultures: a true child of immigration, much
like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after
dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both
locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee
hours of the morning. During the day, the antique
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