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“A MUST-SEE”

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo
Ranked #10 of 122 things to do in Caracas
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Owner description: Housing one of the finest collections of modern art in South America, this world-class museum has high quality works by Picasso, Matisse, Joan Miro and other modern masters.
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Arguably the most complete ( if not largest ) collection of modern ( 20th century ) art in Latin America. Admission is free, go directly to see the permanent collection : works by Picasso, Braque, Monet, Marisol Scobar, Cezanne et all, one next to the other.
If there's any "current expo" simply skip it. Chances are it will be a mediocre work to celebrate the ( imaginary ) glory of dead ex-president Chavez , or even worst, any of his fellow partners.
Also be aware that the surrounding area is quite dangerous. Dont carry cameras / phones / etc. in the streets. The building complex in wich is located ( Parque Central ) is a fine example of todays Venezuela : a once rich in resources country for opportunity, growth, developpment and hope, has become a ruined down, debris filled, crime ridden, crippy no man's land. Thanks Chavez, this is the result of his "glory". Defenetely worth a visit.
*** 2 blocks away there's the "Plaza de los Museos", several museums in a pretty architectural complex, with same hints : look for the old, permanent collections, and avoid any Chavez related, current expo.

Thank Javier-Matos
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

One of the top attractions of the city in particular for those with a thirst for culture; after visiting you could take a walk to the Museo de Bellas Artes, and complement your cultural day tour.

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Reviewed 22 March 2016

this museum was developed by Mrs Sofia Imber and her husband. she began inviting many artists from europe and local so it was well known and people like carlos cruz diez Mr Stone from UK. exposed their work. it is well located because it is near teresa carreno theater and science museum , etc. So if you have a free day you may visit these four places.

Thank jccerradap
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

Overall is ok, unfortunately it's very government oriented. Venezuelan artists are quite gifted though. And, you get to see "Miranda en la Carraca" by Arturo Michelena. Masterpiece.

Thank Gustavo C
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

It has a very good collection of modern art. The entrance fee is cheap, and for sure its a very different thing to do in the city.

Thank EliasBBC
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