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Museum of Contemporary Art

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Not quite the Broad

We walked into the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney on a nice gorgeous afternoon while walking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
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A powerful exhibition of photographs

An incredible selection of photographs both in black and white and colour, which through the lens... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Harare, Zimbabwe
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Welcome to Australia's Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), dedicated to exhibiting, collecting and interpreting the work of today's artists.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked into the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney on a nice gorgeous afternoon while walking through the very pretty Rocks district. It was free to enter (we left a donation). There are a couple floors of exhibits that took us about 2 hours...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank StephenN1694
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An incredible selection of photographs both in black and white and colour, which through the lens of David Goldblatt, links Australia with South Africa. The narrative also through the videos brought to life a period full of sad memories including the apartheid era. Powerful and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was okay , but the staff was rude and unhelpful , there isn’t a view because it’s blocked by a big cruise ships

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I had 3 hours to see as many galleries as I could in Sydney so I started here it always been my favourite gallery in Sydney.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

After an extensive walk around Millers and Daws Point we needed a cool down in the air-conditioned Museum of Contemporary Art. The permanent collection on the 2nd floor has some nice aboriginal pieces but overall is a bit lame. Most of the items are of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Spent a few hours in the aboriginal exhibits - beautiful works and then The Sun Xun “Maniac Universe black lit exhibit. Very cool! Had a delicious dinner in the cafe one evening and watched the sun set and the boat traffic in circular quay. Amazing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

I met my friends at the café for an early lunch before exploring the museum. The food and drinks were reasonably priced and the view was wonderful (even on a rainy day). An enjoyable day out.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ruthneumanross
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Set over four levels. The kids discovery area is closed, as was the sculpture garden. Not being interested in Asian art, we were left with a fluorescent exhibit, which was fantastic, but not worth going out of your way for.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KathleenGaza
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The Museum of Contemporary Art was an odd museum. The exhibits consisted of only old art. Over half of the museum is Aborigeni Art and the other part was Asian Art. There is a cafe on the top floor if you would like a snack....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tonya S
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a long lunch in the cafe watching the wet harbour. After table hopping we snagged a window seat. Food is tasty, order at the register, friendly prompt service. Wine and beer available.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 603narelleb
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Michelle J
20 August 2018|
Response from Jackie M | Reviewed this property |
This is really something you should read on their website rather than ask on Trip Advisor. They have a reports and policies tab - can't link to it on here.
30 January 2018|
Response from NH14 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the museum opens at 10am on Mondays.