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Museo de Arte Contemporaneo (MARCO)

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Address: Zuazua y Ocampo | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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52-8-3424820
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Tue 10:00 - 18:00
Wed 10:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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Housed in a beautiful building designed by world-famous architect Ricardo...

Housed in a beautiful building designed by world-famous architect Ricardo Legorreta, this museum features works of major Mexican and Latin American artists.

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Extraordinary museum

A beautiful contemporary building houses a large exhibition space which had two special exhibits when I was there in March 2017. Signs were in English and Spanish, it was all very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Margaret M
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful contemporary building houses a large exhibition space which had two special exhibits when I was there in March 2017. Signs were in English and Spanish, it was all very well done and well presented.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

If visiting Monterrey, you have to go to MARCO. Ir is in the heart of old Town (barrio antiguo) Ana next to the Cathedral. My wife and I went to see their newest exhibition called "Lightopia" which is about lighting and is applications through history. After our visit we strolled around and ended up in an awesome set of restaurants... More 

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Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

It is always suggested to keep an eye on the exhibitions being displayed as well as the up coming ones. Its program is always changing and renewing.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Generally I'm not a huge museum person. I prefer to be out and about in the city rather than inside isolated away. That is just my personality type (no judgement for those who love museums). We had achieved everything we wanted to do that day so we stopped in. I wasn't expecting to love it to be honest. I enjoy... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

The place itself feels quite old but what's inside is invaluable. Even more when all the exhibits are temporary which means that you can go and go again and always will find something new and amazing. There are few museums like this in the country, we should visit and spread the good news about them to keep them running in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

For the most part, this was a good museum space. The architecture is modern and the location is central. On Wednesdays, admission is free. We were lucky enough to visit during a Tomás Saraceno exhibit. Amazing!

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a great museo. The staff changes the exhibits every few months. The museo is a beautiful space. It always is interesting, and they are so happy to have foreign visitors. .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Exhibitions are really interesting and the space is very modern. Major artists but not global giants. It is the best museum in Monterrey so far in my honest opinion. It has gift shop and souvenirs, and a good restaurant with buffet service. Wednesdays is free admission.

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Laredo, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This museum offers a wide variety of art forms that can take the participants to new levels of cultural experience. One can view works of contemporary artists who are becoming well known internationally, with audio guides to orient the viewer to the intentions of the artist. There is a very adequate restaurant for those who want to take their time... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

It is the Museum more important contemporary art in the North of Mexico, which is an important place to spend time surrounded by art. No matter if you are coming as a tourist or if you live in this city, constantly changing displays and all of them are good.

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