Museo de Arte Moderno, Cartagena

(2.3/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Small and intimate, Museo de Arte Moderno boasts a collection of Colombian and South American art that reflects the continent's melting pot of cultures. The museum occupies two spaces: a 17th-century colonial building with walls of red brick and mortar, and a 19th-century warehouse where the Central Bank kept bags of salt. The museum has been operating since 1979, when its collection was initiated by a grant from the Organization of American States (founded 30 years earlier in Bogota). Walk through the rustic halls and see large-scale paintings of vivid coloring, bronze heads and figures, and modern metal sculptures. Rent an audio guide to learn more about the exhibited works. Take a rest on the square in front of the museum among life-size sculptural groups depicting genre scenes. For Museo de Arte Moderno and beyond, use our Cartagena family vacation planner to get the most from your Cartagena vacation.
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  • lots of great modern art pieces in this two story museum. Plenty of different art mediums for a nice variety of art viewing  more »
  • to see this nice collection of arts and crafts is a must when visiting bogota. nice historic architecture and the incredible botero collection!  more »
  • When it time to make renovation in a museum and you have half of your space why paid a full price for a first level that take you less time to visit? The painting, sculpture and bronze were very nice....  more »