Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno, Cuenca

(2.5/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
See contemporary and historical artworks at Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno, housed in what used to be a mental health facility and jail. The museum features works from the mid-20th century, in addition to a rotating exhibit of more modern pieces. Take a stroll from the museum to the nearby square for a bite to eat or a drink. For Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno and beyond, use our Cuenca trip itinerary maker to get the most from your Cuenca vacation.
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  • Will have to return as major sections closed. Albeit a good location in the Independence Plaza and certainly a central location for visitors. 
  • Some very unusual pieces--including videos. The building itself is interesting--an historic building that was once an insane asylum. 
  • Free entrance, many placards in English. Nice stone heads on an adobe wall. Some installations just made us shake our heads. Several international artists represented. 
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