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The Museum of Contemporary Art

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250 S Grand Ave, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3007
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

We visited the downtown location of The Museum of Contemporary Art. It has nearly 6,000 works in MOCA's permanent collection. The museum's exhibits consist primarily of American and European contemporary art created after 1940. I enjoyed my visit through the exhibits, but probably would not...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

With some financial underwriting from The Getty, you'll find several outstanding works here. I was amazed at their collection and also the temporary exhibitions. If you come on Thursday this summer, watch a Getty restoration specialist clean up a Jackson Pollock masterpiece - No.1 1949....More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

My friend and I visit a museum (or the Huntington Gardens) once a month, as we enjoy each other's company and love to see new places. No one I knew, even LA natives, that the MOCA exists in downtown across the street from The Broad...More

Thank Jeannie D
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

A small section of some nice exposures like James rosenquist and Andy Warhol - max ernst and jean miro

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

If you are someone really into contemporary art (which I'm not) then this is a must go place for you. There are some cool creations, that were quite attractive to me as well, though I'm not a great fan of art.

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

I visited LA’s MOCA’s with my art appreciative 18-year-old daughter; and although the exhibits were well done, given the mature content of many of the pieces, I personally would not recommend a visit for those under 17. For me, the most interesting display was the...More

Thank Travels-4-Fun-Mom
Reviewed 28 June 2018

An excellent museum of contemporary art. The Pollocks were memorable. Definitely worth a visit if you are in LA.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

A small museum with an excellent permanent collection. Very friendly and no restriction on taking photos. I particularly enjoyed the Rothko’s, well worth a visit!

Thank Sarb S
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The museum is very comfortable. It isn’t big but the permanent collection was interesting. We like the flow of the space. The photography show was interesting. Overall we enjoyed. A little expensive.

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 18 April 2018

I love modern art, so I liked this museum. Other reviewers described the exhibits pretty well. If you are going to visit downtown LA, then see this museum and then walk to nearby Grand Central Market to eat. Lots of interesting food choice. Eggslut is...More

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5 March 2017|
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Response from wheelsupatl | Reviewed this property |
Usually easy to get in. I went on a Saturday and the line for the Broad Museum was around the block, but at MOCA there was no wait and no crowds so you could actually see the art.
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Response from TravelsWithStephen | Reviewed this property |
Also lots of fun places to eat, too.