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Museo de Arte Contemporanea

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Address: Rua Principe 54, 36202 Vigo, Spain
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Fantastic building interesting material

In a beautifully re-modeled building in curving stone and wood we saw some fine collections, although all the displays are temporary as the museum doesn't have it's own... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We loved the exhibit here. The museum is centrally located, is comfortable and welcoming. Two exhibits were in the process of being installed, so we were not able to see them, but what was there was outstanding. We will go back anytime we are in Rigo.

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

In a beautifully re-modeled building in curving stone and wood we saw some fine collections, although all the displays are temporary as the museum doesn't have it's own collection. There is a wonderful looking cafe Thay wouldn't be out of place at a National Gallery in a major city - and a good spot for lunch or supper. And it... More 

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

the art on the first floor was interesting ; the second floor exposision was interesting ; baggers can not be choosers for a free entrance

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Went here on a spare day in Vigo. It's an excellent exhibition space and the building is great to see, nice renovation. The space has different events on all the time but regardless of what's on I'd check it out purely for the building. It's also centrally located on one of Vigo's main shopping streets.

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Porto, Portugal
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

The building is an old prison adapted to be a contemporary museum, you may have luck and find a nice exhibition. It's worth the visit and it's a good option for a rainy day.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I had a few hours to spare in Vigo so I headed here. I was not disappointed. It was free to get in. I really enjoyed the exhibitions. It's really large inside and an interesting building. There is a really nice art library upstairs with free WiFi, it's a peaceful place to sit and read or do work.

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Reviewed 16 June 2016

I was not expecting to see such good pieces of modern art. At the end I also bring a book from a past exhibition. And the fact that it's free entrance it's a plus, for a sweet pause in between shopping street.

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Reviewed 9 May 2016

The building itself is an intriguing piece of architecture with its circle within a circle construction and its central domed, wooden roof. Admission is free. There were two displays on show the day we visited- Maria Luisa Fernandez (1979-1997) a mid career prospective of her sculptures, drawings and installations, mostly done with various off cuts of wood, pallets and picture... More 

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Reviewed 8 April 2016

This is a beautiful building, and it is just off the main high street as we walked from the cruise ship. Moreover it is free. You can imagine the contemporary nature of the art when we entered the building, as there are chimneys and stuff....strewn around in one corner of the Museum entrance....by an artiste. Well kept and clean. Yet... More 

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Reviewed 22 March 2016

free entrance, 2 floors. good to pop in if raining. Right on Principe street and has terrace cafe and indoor restaurant (modern deco - minimalist museum style - no windows though - intimate)

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