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Museum of Contemporary Art

140 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9245 2400
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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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  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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140 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Peaceful place to visit after the hustle and bustle of Circular Quay. Look at the installations on the way to the cafe on the top floor where there is a great view of Sydney Opera House. Often there are huge cruise liners to witness departing...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had to think long and hard about writing this review as I didn't really want to tell the world about this hidden gem. And by gem I mean the cafe on level 4. The views are amazing and the food offering is very reasonable...More

Thank Clive W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think the best view of the Sydney Opera House is to be in front of this museum or at the rooftop where there's a cafe. The collections not very memorable but the space is really nice. After going to the museum you can visit...More

Thank Oliver P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only on until 2 October. I would strongly encourage art lovers to visit and see works from My personal favourites were Narcissus and Evening in Europe (see photos attached to review) but so many great works to view. Enjoy. 1898

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The overall museum is relatively small, but the variety of the collection is excellent. There is a cafe on the top floor with beautiful view of Sydney Harbour. The collections in the museum are arranged extremely well and good information is provided for the artwork,...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 1 September 2017

A lovely building in a prime location for Arts NSW and the Commonwealth Government's Australia Council, to waste the tax payers money. The artwork is mostly devoid of production skill or artistic merit. It seems that the most effort by the artists was put into...More

Thank auphotographs
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The museum is very interesting and is free. It is located on Circural Quay and has a spectacular view of the bay and the opera from the rooftop terrace. Inside, the exhibition is of contemporary art, emphasizing the aboriginal artists.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

As with most contemporary art, little of it can actually be called art. The standing collection was pretty wishy-washy and the exhibition by Jenny Watson was not very inspiring. I wouldn't go again.

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

nearest station is circular quay.. there is the gift shop downstairs which sells quite interesting sydney-exclusive and books too. there were a number of exhibitions going on at the point of visit. friendly and approachable staff.

Thank naihpos
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great way to spend a hot summers day. Easy and convenient location with good art on display. Really enjoyed the contemporary Aboriginal art section particularly Kevin Gilbert's prints. Lovely work, lovely place.

Thank Nunngo
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