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CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain

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Address: 7 Rue Ferrere | Entrepôt Lainé, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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+33 5 56 00 81 50
11:00 - 18:00
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Tue 11:00 - 18:00
Wed 11:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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To do the 1st Sunday of the month

As most people say, this museum is not that interesting; probably depends on temporal exhibitions. Don't expect anything from international top artists but there are nevertheless... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Bordeaux, France
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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

So, i searched for some places, where i can see some Modern art for my inspiration in Bordeaux. So, I found it suddenly! Ticket for students -- 3,50 euro. When you get to the first hall - you feel the atmosphere of the museum and you understand that CAPC -- museum of modern art, you feel the uncommonness of this... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

As an art enthusiast it was nice to have a space such as the CAPC Musée D'art. It is very well priced and the installations/exhibitions are interesting. Lots of stairs so not great if you have mobility issues, but there are two lifts. It would help if they provided visitors with a map of the museum and current exhibitions as... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

As most people say, this museum is not that interesting; probably depends on temporal exhibitions. Don't expect anything from international top artists but there are nevertheless a few interesting works. My recommendation is to go visit the first Sunday of the month, as its free. The building itself is also beautiful.

Thank Hyoga83
CAPCmusee, service communication at CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain, responded to this review

Hello Hyoga83 Thanks for you comment, We are glad that you liked at least the building, See you next sunday ! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Known for special exhibitions. The one we saw was Students in Architecture. Extremely interesting new development from all ages and backgrounds. Inventions: Tiny houses, solar projects, harvesting water without a well or rain, stair casement design, innovative patio coverings, new initiatives, interactive puzzlements for children and adults. Time well spent. Words of caution, entrance can be difficult to locate and... More 

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CAPCmusee, Service communication at CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain, responded to this review

Hi Roberta M, We're so happy to read your comment about the exhibition ! We'll see you soon hopefully. Do not hesitate to follow us on the social media :) More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Every city we visit, we always make a beeline for the modern art museums and on this long weekend to Bordeaux we walked across the beautiful city to do just that. The building is stunning, vast and dimly lit. Atmospheric and calm. However, the majority of the rooms across the 3 floors were locked and inaccessible, the signage obscure and... More 

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CAPCmusee, service communication at CAPC Musee d'Art Contemporain, responded to this review

Hi s p, thank you for your comment. We don't have any secret rooms, you can go everywhere even on the rooftop. The [sic] exhibition is open since the 13th of october. We're sorry that you missed the temporary exhibition, we'll be glad to see you again. Have a nice day More 

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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Hardly a riveting experience. Out of the centre poorly signed. Very large old building with an attractive roof space. The exhibits were not to my taste. Cannot imagine who would enjoy this as a visit

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We did find the entrance and were first a little disappointed about not reall seeing modern art as expected? But the building itself is a huge old warehouse, very beautifully renovated and the current exhibition "constellation.s" really gave us a lot of food for thought. It illustrates well how the living conditions all over the world are dramatically changing with... More 

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Yarm, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It really is one of the most majestic settings for contemporary art anywhere. And since the role of contemporary art is to make the viewer think or feel differently about the world, I believe the exhibition 'Constellations,' offers that possibility. From a pithy critique of noise pollution which takes as its starting-point the mosques whose loudspeakers shout to the all-hearing... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We went sept 6th. I guess we should have read the stuff outside clearer, but I don't expect to have to ask "what art is in here?" When buying the tickets. All there was , a collection of info on how people are building new dwellings around the world, which includes some highly political opinions positioned as statements/facts. On top... More 

Thank ukiwil1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I'm a big modern art fan, but this gallery was tremendously disappointing. Essentially the gallery consists of multiple multimedia installations in which philosophers discuss the horrors of capitalism, pictures of poor children are juxtaposed with facts about the world and physical objects are arranged around the floor. Really it's every sixth form cliche without a hint of subtlety. There was... More 

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