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MACRO - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea

Via Nizza | Corner of Via Cagliari, 00198 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6710 70400
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MACRO - Rome’s Museum of Contemporary Art - is a museum complex that encompasses two sites: the old Peroni (beer) factory, and the two buildings that once comprised the old slaughterhouse in Testaccio.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Via Nizza | Corner of Via Cagliari, 00198 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6710 70400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there in May 2017. Extremely excited. 20 minutes later I still couldn't find a person to buy a ticket at. People working there were not interested in helping. I turned around.

Thank Ernst_Harlekyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an out of the box museum. They have exhibitions of modern, performance like art. It wasn't our cup of tea. If you go there, consider whether you like a challenge. It might be an exhibition which gives you a lot of fun and...More

Thank H M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entrance fee was 9 Eur. It is nowhere written clearly which route we were supposed to use during the visit, so we were absolutely lost for an hour. We have found multiple staircases, empty rooms, etc. After an hour we managed to figure out...More

Thank Péter Zsolt T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we visited, only 2 rooms with art work were available/open. - Nothing on display in the main exposition area. Maybe it was not a good time point to visit the MARCO. The building itself was quite interesting. The service/information by the staff was not...More

Thank lumaD
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We were keen to see some modern art as a contrast to all the Roman antiquities, and it was quite a trek from our hotel. Was it worth it? No, not really. The building is amazing but houses a relatively small amount of artwork, the...More

Thank jools3256
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We bought combination tickets for both this museum and the one in Testaccio. I wanted to see what the contemporary art scene is all about in Italy. It was beyond disappointing. Especially, the one is Testaccio - a huge space with no permanent collection and...More

Thank 504
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This museum (the via Nizza branch) is a little off the beaten track. We took a bus from Largo Argentina and wandered around lost for a while before finally stumbling across it. However, it was worth the effort. There were some great exhibitions on when...More

Thank TravelLover50
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We happened to visit here during two excellent street art exhibits: an international one and one centering on the original Roman graffiti artists. The facilities were perfect for this. The museum is an extensive one, and I am sure we missed some parts, but we...More

Thank Hulaus
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We are interested in both contemporary art and architecture, so MACRO was a must. We were lucky that there was an interesting temporary exhibition, so we spent most of the time there, and the rest in the bar :) The museum is not so easy...More

Thank Martin-nitraM
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Hanish Kapoor exhibition is stunning, if you are in Rome you have to see it!!! The museum itself is a bit jaded and frayed around the edges... We wanted to have breakfast there, but they did not have a selection of cakes to go with...More

Thank SiRi C
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