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MAC Panama

Avenida de los Martires | and Calle San Blas, Panama City 0816-00417, Panama
+507 262-8012
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Good Latin American contemporary art

The museum is in an obscure part of Panama City but once you get there, it was an interesting... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
ccbarb1
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nothing to see

Not worth a taxi ride. 2 rooms with 2 different photo exhibitions, very poor and not interesting... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
mdmdmd_10
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Madrid, Spain
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10 Mar 2018
“Good Latin American contemporary art”
19 Oct 2017
“Nothing to see”
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The Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC Panamá) is a place for creativity and conversation. Everyone is welcome.
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Avenida de los Martires | and Calle San Blas, Panama City 0816-00417, Panama
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+507 262-8012
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

The museum is in an obscure part of Panama City but once you get there, it was an interesting collection. There are different shows at different dates throughout the year, featuring one artist or another--I think all Latin American and of good quality. The permanent...More

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Luis Marcelo M, Museum Consultant at MAC Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hey, ccbarb1! Thank you so much for your comments. We are working hard to provide the best experience for our visitors. I hope you had a nice time in Panama. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Not worth a taxi ride. 2 rooms with 2 different photo exhibitions, very poor and not interesting. At least they do not charge entrance fee, would have felt more like a robbery.

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

I had to show the taxi driver a map with the museum marked on it. This is a small, privately-funded non-profit exhibit space -- not a museum. No permanent collection on display, although the website indicates a permanent collection. On our visit, a two-room display...More

1  Thank TaliesinNW
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

The museum is interesting, and its $5 entrance fee makes it better value-for-money than the other attractions (i.e., the Panama Canal visitor center is $15). The collection is small compared to similar museums in other countries, but was well worth the trip.

2  Thank profpingu
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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

There is not much to do or watch for the 10USD you pay. Only the museum shop can become interesting for finding some old advertise banners.

Thank josefigueira
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

There was only one exhibit which took up 2 rooms. No permanent collection. The rest closed for installation. Staff could not change a $20 bill for our entrance fee. In the middle of nowhere.

Thank Arla R
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

We love contemporary art and buy art all over the world. This museum is not worth the cost of the taxi to get you there or the $5 entrance. Very minimal.

Thank GinnyAtSkiPC
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

This museum provides temporary exhibits of modern Panamian art. Some exhibits are better than others. There is no permanent collection on display. It's hit or miss whether the exhibit is good or even if you are allowed in to the building. The staff is rude...More

Thank dmittleman
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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I like to travel like the locals, so we took the subway to the 5 de Mayo station and walked a few blocks. The covered pedestrian walkway over the highway was littered with human feces. I'm not kidding - it was disgusting. So, take a...More

1  Thank Chris E
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

First: This place is IMPOSSIBLE to find. Asked eight or ten people along the way (after exiting the subway) and were finally advised to take a cab, because nobody knew where the museum or even the street was. By the way.........................., NOT an UNUSUAL experience...More

1  Thank Michael K
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