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Museo de Arte Contemporaneo (MARCO)

Zuazua y Ocampo | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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For art lovers, young and not so young, this is an amazing place where you will experience an art... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Monterrey, Mexico
Worth a visit

Located next to Monterrey's Cathedral, the Macro is a must see while visiting. I really enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Toluca, Mexico
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Housed in a beautiful building designed by world-famous architect Ricardo Legorreta, this museum features works of major Mexican and Latin American artists.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Zuazua y Ocampo | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For art lovers, young and not so young, this is an amazing place where you will experience an art collection second to none in Northern Mexico

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located next to Monterrey's Cathedral, the Macro is a must see while visiting. I really enjoyed the current Tamayo exhibit, and had never seen so many of his paintings in one place. Free on Wednesdays.

Thank johntpt
Reviewed 8 November 2017

It´s sad to see such a beatiful architectural building with very boring and lame exhibition in the all year round, the only very interesting we saw was the temporary exhibition of Pixar and the building

Thank Gerardo R
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Featuring three traveling exhibit halls, this museum brings world-class traveling exhibits to Monterrey. Exhibits are amazing and wide-ranging. The constantly rotating exhibits are always excellent. We have seen exhibits featuring every media and are well presented often in Spanish and English.

Thank WanderingOso
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

It's a good place to spend couple of hours . The architecture built very nice. The statues are sculpted with best design.

Thank JKrish09
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A MUST-DO for those in Monterrey. On Wednesdays the museum is free (and busier), but definitely still enjoyable. Two of the three exhibits we saw (all not permanent) were great! A South Korean artist using black light and wire installations was interactive and exciting. The...More

Thank S4B1B4
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I spent a couple of hours at MARCO today and was impressed first by the architecture by Ricardo Legorreta, who was able to have light bounce around the open spaces in the most interesting ways, and the exhibitions which included the amazing works by Vik...More

Thank ShawnC777
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I really enjoyed seeing the depth and breadth of work that goes into the makings of many of my the modern blockbusters we've enjoyed over the years - Shreck, How to train your dragon, Kung fu panda, etc. Truely worth while and...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 17 March 2017

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.

Thank Margaret M
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Reviewed 20 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....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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