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My wife and I decided to spend our honeymoon in Panama City, and after visiting the Canal, touring Casco Viejo and spending a weekend at Bocas del Toro, we felt like seeing some of the local art.
After a short search, we found out that...More
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
Date of experience: February 2018
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.
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
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.
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
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