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Museo Fernando Garcia Ponce Macay

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See artist exhibiting her you have never heard of before.

If you like contemporary art you will be grateful you visited. We saw really cool and wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
christo_1
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When I visited this lovely regional museum, two young students attempted to give me a tour. They... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
califcasl
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like contemporary art you will be grateful you visited. We saw really cool and wonderful exhibits here from artists we were unaware of in the states. A very large and spacious art museum right in the heart of Merida.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

When I visited this lovely regional museum, two young students attempted to give me a tour. They, however, knew absolutely nothing about art. So I gave them a tour. It was so much fun that I tipped them anyway!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

Based on reviews we thought the MACAY was going to be pretty nice. Unfortunately, we weren't impressed. The Ponce exhibit was interesting; I always like knowing about the local artists, but it was one of only a few displays. The museum is pretty empty. There...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

Very nice building. Interesting displays. I think they change every so often. Free entry. Nice front desk man. Clean bathrooms. Right on the main square. if you have time stop by.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

Not in our guide book and could easily have missed this - and glad we didn't. Located right next to the cathedral in a covered walk. Free, sign visitors book. Contemporary art, sculptures, exhibitions change every 3 months. Ground floor toilets, and palms shade courtyard...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

We loved this little museum of contemporary art and were especially impressed by the work of Fernando Garcia Ponce-- amazing to see the collages up close.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Museo_Macay, Manager at Museo Fernando Garcia Ponce Macay, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Thank you for visiting us! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed March 21, 2018

Merida is filled with excellent museums - and other sights - but this was one of my favourites. Free entry, beautiful old building with an ethereal inner courtyard, small giftshop (to really make those memories last!!), and more. But obviously the real attraction is the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Museo_Macay, Manager at Museo Fernando Garcia Ponce Macay, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Thanks so much for visiting us! We're thrilled you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed March 19, 2018

Loved the paper exhibit, and the lighting. A lot to take in all at once. Some really cool metal structures as well.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Marissa Z
Reviewed March 4, 2018

It was a nice break from the heat of the day to go into this lovely contemporary art museum. Be aware that you will need to leave any backpacks at the front desk before entering. There was a wide variety of contemporary art available for...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Every time we go to Merida, we visit the Macau Museum. We love contemporary art, and ther you can firn good pieces, specially the permanent excibitions....The museum needs better maintenance, although they are renovationg it now...They should charge an entrance to maintain it better, at...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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