Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon

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Inside its 1930s facade, Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon houses up-to-the-minute pieces by controversial and compelling artists who work on-site. The museum serves as a symbol of "an open city and an uninhibited art," with its 100-plus exhibits that the staff spends six months building every year. See Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon and all Lyon has to offer by arranging your trip with our Lyon trip builder tool .
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  • This exhibition "Los Angeles un fiction" was not the best I have seen. Very odd in my veiw and I have seen a lot. To much video and photography for my taste. However, a very ambitious exhibition but j...  more »
  • We rated this Average only because neither of us cared for the art displayed at the museum, but someone really devoted to contemporary art might well disagree. But the museum itself is located right o...  more »
  • June 2016 I had the chance to see the exhibition Yoko Ono with a guide... and that changes everything! It's very nice to have the "legend" of these works... the vision is completely different. Anyway, I found this fantastic exhibition!
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  • Beautiful museum, situated on the Rhône next to a beautiful park
  • The Museum of Contemporary Art is closed until March 8th. I will update my review then because there's a really cool-looking exhibit on Los Angeles coming and I love LA, so I'm hoping to see it. Entry is free that evening (the 8th). I'll be there! (I can tell you the area surrounding the MDC is really nice. It's right across from the Parc de la Tete d'Or, and there are a few trams and buses that stop there, so it's easy to get to and from)
  • One of the best museum in France concerning modern art
  • A cool museum next to Parc Tete d'Or and Cite Internationale. I saw there a temporary exposition from Yoko Ono. It was a first succesfull experience in Modern Arts. A great family to visit with family and friends.
  • The museum is decent, but unfortunately only one exhibition takes over the entire museum. I personally cannot stand Yoko Ono's brand of pretentious pseudo-art and although that is not the museum's fault, a more extensive main collection could've improved the experience.

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