Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon

(3.3/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
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. Add Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon to your Lyon travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Lyon vacation route planner.
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  • I loved this Museum, we can get lucky and come across extremely interesting works (since these are temporary works) or not... The building is very beautiful!
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  • Art lover and being on Lyon I hurry to the Museum of contemporary art in the international city. The building is superb and prompt to enter! ... then what disillusionment! The Museum offers 3 floors of exhibitions... and that's all! no exposure permanently! attention is not necessarily clear for tourists like me... Temporary exhibitions are also very conceptual, installations, videos... Finally almost no pictorial art or sculpture... For me in 10 minutes it was folded with a huge frustration!
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  • Museum that relies on temporary exhibitions: mural (beautiful), Jan fabre (excessive but brilliant), other authors who left minus sign. Well organized.
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  • 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.
  • Expensive and poor, only 3 floors
  • A most enjoyable visit. The exhibitions were surprising & stimulating. The Cafe was not - average over-priced food.
  • Great collection, nice atmosphere. Had a dream house :)