Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, San Jose

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#7 of 12 in Museums in San Jose
Contemplate contemporary Central American and international artworks at Museum of Contemporary Art and Design. Paintings, etchings, sculptures, photographs, and video art are displayed across four exhibition rooms, an auditorium, and an open-air space, all covering 1,200 sq m (12,916 sq ft). Take advantage of the museum’s Wi-Fi and use an online translator to learn about the exhibitions, which are mostly explained in Spanish. Use our San Jose attractions planner to arrange your visit to Museum of Contemporary Art and Design and other attractions in San Jose.
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  • Beautiful building. Lends itself to the most dazzling exhibition. This was not. A QR code on the wall made of small terracotta jars was flawless. Who knows they have the next time a fun exhibition. The property was an old brewery. According to the gentleman who sold the tickets. The entrance was $3,-pp.
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  • We probably had no luck with the collection of the moment. Very brief, vague, small. Also just in Spanish while the text frame was often. Fortunately, just as a resident paid, so 1500 colon instead can $3
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  • I entered this museum walking around La Sabana Park one day, didn't realize it was the old airport terminal/control tower. Beautiful woodwork in this place. The art exhibits were interesting especiall...  more »

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