Musee d'art contemporain de Montreal, Montreal

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Award winning Musee d'art contemporain de Montreal remains Canada's only museum dedicated to contemporary performing and visual arts. Founded in 1964, the museum devotes temporary exhibitions to rising contemporary artists, both Canadian and international. Soak in the sense of endlessness in the sleek and beautifully lit rooms exhibiting contemporary photographs, videos, paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. The museum restaurant offers fine dining in a modern minimal environment. Stop by the gift shop and take away a piece the museum's elegance in a souvenir. Take a look at our Montreal online trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Musee d'art contemporain de Montreal and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Terrific exhibit that really tells the story and beautifully interprets the life and times of Cohen. A no miss for disciples and a great intro for novices. Perfect escape on a cold, sunny Montreal wee...  more »
  • Entered the museum an hour before closing and were surprised to have to pay full price but my wife and I both were very interested in the Leonard Cohen exhibit. We were not disappointed and easily cou...  more »
  • Wow! It's worth the trip! You can go to Montreal without seeing this show. Take a tour of the Museum with the presence of the wonderful musician and singer Cohen music. Diverse and original exhibition presented with great quality. There will be a relaxing afternoon.
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  • Leonard Cohen exhibition is great! You will need at least 2 hours. I went on Wednesday, it is half price but a bit crowded. If you want to really enjoy the exhibition go another day of the week to avoid lines and waiting. Highly recommended.
  • We visited for the Leonard Cohen exhibition and it was excellent. The gallery rooms are a good large size and several were set up with projections and some small padded seats and with more floor seating on carpet. (Fold out seats were available for older and disabled visitors). The films that had been created for the exhibition were incredible and gave you a good feel for L.C.'s life. Touching and heart warming. We visited parts of the other exhibitions which were good for modern art - not necessarily to my artistic taste though.
  • Very disappointing! Would have been disappointed if admission had been free, but for $38 for 2 of us, it was an absolute rip off. Tiny exhibit hall. If Leonard Cohen is your hero, you may enjoy a little. Really nothing else to see except Leonard Cohen exhibit. We went to old Montreal after and saw much more art and art of quality! Would skip the museum and check out the local galleries instead. We couldn't stop talking about how awful the museum was.
  • Fantastic museum. Have been here multiple times and have always seen some amazing installations. Price is very reasonable.
  • Wonderful museum. We visited during a "nocture" for Leonard Cohen temporary exhibition. Was crowded, but a great experience. The restaurant had special dishes for the occasion, a bit expensive but very tasty.
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