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Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

227 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2214
+1 608-257-0158
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As good as a big-city art museum

The art museum always has top-notch presentations. My sister who is a docent at Milwaukee Art... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
madison, wisconsin
Impressive Free Museum

I really enjoyed my visit to MMOCA. The exhibits were interesting the the drinks at Fresco topped... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Housed in a soaring, Cesar Pelli designed building on State Street, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art provides free exhibitions and education programs that engage people in modern and contemporary art. The four galleries offer changing exhibitions that feature established and emerging artists. The Rooftop Sculpture Garden provides an urban oasis with an incredible view.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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227 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2214
+1 608-257-0158
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The art museum always has top-notch presentations. My sister who is a docent at Milwaukee Art Museum thinks Madison's is better. The way the art is displayed is always interesting and thoughtful. Much of the art is very avant-garde. The gift shop is outstanding with...More

Thank fern58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my visit to MMOCA. The exhibits were interesting the the drinks at Fresco topped off the night perfectly. Really neat building too.

Thank OmarMel85
Reviewed 9 July 2017

there was almost nothing to see when we were there; good thing it was free of charge! very friendly staff by the way

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Will not go back. Minimal exhibits with minimal art. Free, good fourth floor restroom that had a bum sleeping outside of it. Or he was dead.

Thank Casey Y
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is definitely worth a look when you are in Madison. This spacious modern museum has some wonderful art on display and it's free to visit. Be sure to go up to the rooftop to see the views from there. There's also some metal art...More

1  Thank onthego321
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A nice small museum with a variety of exhibits for all ages. We were delighted to see the school children's exhibit. They also had a contemporary photography exhibition that featured interactive parts to engage the visitors and invite reflection. Also notorious was the exhibition from...More

Thank Lorenzo17
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We went to view an exhibit that showcased artwork from school children. Our granddaughter, a Kindergartner, had a piece of art there. There were various mediums of art by all school age levels. The art was beautifully displayed and care was taken so show things...More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We spent time browsing several, but not all of the exhibits on the sunny morning we stopped here. The museum is easy to find on State Street. Our car was parked at our hotel and walking here was easy. We loved the light pouring inside...More

Thank Travelartgolf
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This museum had an exhibit of Wisconsin artists. It was several levels but you can do it in an hour or so. There is a rooftop restaurant and sculpture garden. However the garden was closed due to weather. It is free so it's worth a...More

Thank AndyB5542
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Great utilization of a small space. Educational displays, truly an important experience. Great documentation and authenticity to displays. We are fortunate to have such a great museum.

1  Thank Whynottodays
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