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MASS MoCA

1040 Mass Moca Way, North Adams, MA 01247-2499
+1 413-662-2111
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Contemporary Art At Its Best

MASS MoCA, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, is tucked away in the semi-urban small... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Craig O
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New Haven, Connecticut
Mixed bag with lots of walking

First- this is a huge property Not for the physically challenged The exhibits are all over the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jfadds
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chicago
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Housed on a restored 19th century factory campus, MASS MoCA is the largest center for contemporary visual and performing arts in the country. Open year round with full schedule of live events, changing exhibitions and Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing Retrospective.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“contemporary art” (146 reviews)
“sol lewitt” (106 reviews)
“old mill” (29 reviews)
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1040 Mass Moca Way, North Adams, MA 01247-2499
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+1 413-662-2111
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Reviewed 4 days ago

MASS MoCA, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, is tucked away in the semi-urban small town of North Adams, Massachusetts. It's an old mill town along Route 2 west and among the mills is now the home of MASS MoCA. The museum is actually housed...More

Thank Craig O
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First- this is a huge property Not for the physically challenged The exhibits are all over the place- from the very far out to more conventional contemporary art Ditto the artists- big name and newcomers Spaces are not air conditioned so it was warm inside...More

Thank jfadds
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an extraordinary museum for contemporary art in a gigantic 19th century textile mill in a small Massachusetts town. A fabulous ever-changing collection of spectacular modern art in a venue that can certainly handle the largest pieces conceivable by the most ambitious artists. Highly...More

Thank Waterloonie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conceptual and interactive art is exhibited in a series of old mill buildings.We have seen things ranging from a wonderful 150 ft dragon made of car parts that looked as light as a darning needle to Nick Cave's room filling anti violence creation.. Videos, textile...More

Thank Stephanie L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great museum with a lot to see. Download the app to help navigate and be prepared for a lot of walking. There are some exhibits that need a reservation so maybe plan ahead. Definitely make an advanced reservation at the Bistro if you want...More

Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tuning This enormous old mill into a modern art museum was a stroke of genius, allowing huge installations in such a beautiful envelope. We loved it. Better than Tate Modern in London. The old brick walls and wavy old glass in windows, the exposed beams...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

amazing space. make reservations for hot shows---laurie anderson, light shows, as they have limited seating. well worth it. unlike other museums.

Thank capecodbob41545
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

This is a must see contemporary art museum. One of the best in the world if you ask me! An entire building devoted to Anselm Kiefer, three floors of Sol Lewitt, amazing James Turrell immersive spaces, and surprising work by Laurie Anderson. Plus a schedule...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Fantastic venue with thought provoking exhibits. You do not have to be an art aficionado to enjoy this museum. Loved the After Dark exhibit.

Thank Table42
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This place was a pleasant surprise. My first visit was a "dutiful" one since I heard it was not be missed. The space is huge and unique The exhibitions and installations are very varied, some smal, some large some well known artists, others unfamiliar I...More

1  Thank miamimimi2018
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alisonr176
25 December 2017|
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Response from Peter_01039 | Reviewed this property |
FYI, many public libraries have free family admission passes that may be borrowed.
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Victor S
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Response from Mary R | Reviewed this property |
$20 per person
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schererw
23 May 2017|
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Response from Matt J | Reviewed this property |
I apologize for my previous answer, I was incorrect. If you were referring to The band "The Cake" at Mass MoCA, I think Joe's, field must be within Mass MoCA complex in North Adams.The Mass MoCA website should ahve the... More
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