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“modern building with silly security guards”

Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

the building is very modern and has a great space for exhibits and workshops, the place is clean and definitely is at the standard of international art houses. nevertheless, the people at the desk have no clue about art, and staff seems to consist of students that for most of the time have "no idea". Security was silly, throwing out people for using their cellphone, very unconsidering and rude, furthermore the same guys refused access to the toilets later on etc. - give a small man some power and see what happens (in Chile). NO GOOD! :(

Thank LaMoucheQ
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Great to find this gem under the palace. Even greater to find the Picasso exhibition in full swing and for such a nominal entry fee. Worth checking what's on when you're in town, they are priced to entice

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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Go early! We arrived around 9.30h and didn't have to wait, but only an hour later there was a queue to the Picasso exhibition. The exhibition shows different paintings, scetches and sculptures from various periods of Picassos life such as Cubism, Surrealism and the Blue Period. The exhibition has a nice size, being not too big and not too small. Unfortunately, only very few texts are translated into English so it is not very tourist-friendly.
Entrance is free everyday until 1 pm

Thank Fraeulein_Sushi
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Monday is not normally a good day for museum going, so we were so happy to find that the centro cultural was open. In addition to the Picasso show, which charged admission, there are free exhibits. We saw some photos, all about the local tiles, Mapuche textiles, and could have gone to a movie. There are restaurants too, but we didn't visit. The Picasso show was in two galleries, just large enough to to be a lot, but not too much, and really elucidating. Traveling shows come every few months.

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

I really liked the design and layout of this museum. The Picaso exhibit was there at this time and it was very busy. There is also an exhibit there that shows how they make much of the floor tiles you see throughout much of oldtown. One thing you need to know men and ladies is like most government buildings they have the worst toilet paper if any and there was no hand soap, so be advice to bring your own.

Thank WilliamDickerson
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