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National Museum of Contemporary Art

2-4 Izvor Street | Palace of Parliament, Bucharest 050563, Romania
+40 21 318 9137
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A nice museum to visit

The museum had three exhibitions when we visited it. It was an interesting presentation of Romanian... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Athens, Greece
Good like a viewpoint

We were expecting more. Many empty places and also only few visitors. At the roof is the small... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Martin J
Levice, Slovakia
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2-4 Izvor Street | Palace of Parliament, Bucharest 050563, Romania
+40 21 318 9137
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

The museum had three exhibitions when we visited it. It was an interesting presentation of Romanian artists and if you are a fan of contemporary art you should definitely visit. Make sure you find the entrance because it can be a little bit tricky, its...More

Thank yio_dendrinou
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We were expecting more. Many empty places and also only few visitors. At the roof is the small place with coffee and snack machine with terrace and good viewpoint. Only one entry/exit point whitch is located from main street. Free parking place

Thank Martin J
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I love contemporary art and looked forward to Bucharest’s museum. It was a beautiful day so decided to walk there. The museum is in the back of the Parliament Building - the second largest building in the world – so it took me an hour...More

Thank RiverLJB
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Entry 10 LEI. Photography allowed. Comprising five floors of exciting Romanian Contemporary art, this museum is a must visit for art lovers. If you don't have a car, it is a bit of a hike - but well worth the walk up the western side...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely interesting. Few artists but large collection in fantastic surroundings. Don't try the cheese cake in the cafe

Thank Palle N
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We did not plan to visit but found while walking round the outside of the parliament building, which was closed. We got in an hour before closing on 31st December at 1pm. Nice collection on each floor which we could only access via the glass...More

Thank eph9
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

If you like contemporary art like I do, you should visit the museum; if you do not know if you like it, than you really must visit the museum at least once; you will either feel enthusiastic or amazed by fresh ideas or just impressed...More

Thank bogdanvv
Reviewed 11 November 2016

During my visit in Museum, my phone has been broken in the security post during X-Ray scan. The phone fallen on the marble floor right from the scanner. Security told me that I should catch it, the museum supervisor repeatedly threw her phone on the...More

1  Thank Pylas
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I went mainly because I wanted to see the building. I do like contemporary art as well. A collection of Romanian and other Eastern European artists made a quite eclectic collection. The main exhibit on the ground floor when I was there was a contemporary...More

1  Thank PokerMagnate
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

What a walk to get there! So crazy far. It's cheap. But be aware - they don't accept credit cards. There used to be a cafe at 4th floor but it's shut down. The view was supposed to be amazing. It was not. Ok art...More

2  Thank Cathleen P
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What art work will the Contemporary Museum be showing in November of 2016? I plan to be in Bucharest Nov. 8-10. Is there an elevator in the building?
8 July 2016|
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Response from Ulysses336 | Reviewed this property |
the Museum is located in the E4 wing of the Parliament,in fact a glass building ; I checked on the Internet but I couldn't find any temporary exhibition scheduled for November 2016 ; you can further check on the Internet by... More