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Museum of Contemporary Art

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Address: Palacio Municipal | Plaza Cusipata, Cusco, Peru
Phone Number:
+51 84 240006
10:00 - 22:00
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Tue 10:00 - 20:00
Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Fee: No

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Very small

This is not a big museum. Also, your tourist ticket will cover the entrance fee. That was the reason i visited this museum. Not much to see, but you can still sense the culture of... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 June 2016
Torrance, California
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The first room had only 2 artists, and the contrast was stunning, but we absolutely loved one of them. Inside the courtyard is a smorgasboard of fine art, especially 3d sculptures. Upstairs is one of the greatest collections of contemporary art we've ever seen. We laughed til we cried; and some of the pieces inside the rooms were emotionally moving... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

It is a nice museum but really small! There are some nice jewerly and arts but nothing extraordinary! It is noce to stop by!

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Torrance, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is not a big museum. Also, your tourist ticket will cover the entrance fee. That was the reason i visited this museum. Not much to see, but you can still sense the culture of inka.

Thank minimize940314
New York City, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

For once, I came to a sight without checking tripadvisor. We had the general ticket for access and I like MoMa and other contemporary art museums. This was...barely a museum? Disappointing and sorta confusing. It shares space with a government convention center and you sorta dont know which rooms you go into. Save your time. We had spare time in... More 

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Lawton, Oklahoma
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

This museum is very small and not worth the time to see. One exhibit hall (if you can even call it that) seemed almost bare when we were there. It was time we'll never get back and time we could have spent doing something else. I find it hard to believe that in all of Cusco, there isn't more contemporary... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Somehow I expected more. There are too few really good paintings, especially considering the Cusco tradition and historic importance in art... Present day contribution seems rather small. There us no order to the place, you are passing rooms set up for meetings, there are places with cloths strewn over tools and odd abandoned items as you pass the open air... More 

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Peyia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This place has a very small selection of contemporary art. You will get through this place in a very short time. Yes it is free of charge and very close to the main square.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

This is a very small museum a few blocks from the square. There are only three rooms so you can get through it quickly if it is on your tourist pass.

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Cusco, Peru
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

This museum has only three medium size rooms. They change their exhibits from time to time. Sometimes, they don't have anything. It's good for a short visit and it's just two blocks from Main Square.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

If you buy the museum pass whereby you can get many museums entrances, this is the only museum not nearly as nice as the others. Small with 2 fairly large rooms with still pictures and contemporary art on exhibit. Close by to the square.

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