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National Museum of Contemporary Art

2-4 Izvor Street | Palace of Parliament, Bucharest 050563, Romania
+40 21 318 9137
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Good luck finding it

It took a long time to locate this place and that included asking a number of people how to get... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Ottawa, Canada
Between hope and depression, but interesting

The ground floor is probably easiest to understand as it contains social realist art from the 1960s... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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2-4 Izvor Street | Palace of Parliament, Bucharest 050563, Romania
+40 21 318 9137
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

It took a long time to locate this place and that included asking a number of people how to get there. Basically, you have to go to the back of the Parliament, but only on the south side (left side when walking down the big...More

Thank JoeSeg
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The ground floor is probably easiest to understand as it contains social realist art from the 1960s till 1989 the year communist rule in Romania ended. I liked the weeping pig and figures of four women in boxes. In a way funny to see the...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The museum is situated in a ridiculous location on an hidden bafk ard of the parlament, which forces you to walk a lot to reach it. The staff is very rude and not willing to help.Two of the temparary exhibitions were very interesting and well...More

1  Thank antonio_almeida9
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Was something new to me, but gave it a try in Night of Museums. And i enjoyed it. Some things were too absurd for me, but it was a pleasant surprise. Give it a try

Thank Ştefănescu L
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Quite hard to find / access at first... you have to enter from the West and it can be quite a long walk if you come from the east... However, it is definitely worth it ! 5 floors in total with 5 totally different exhibition,...More

1  Thank Virontherun
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I found the collection to be quite good. The building is quite an effort to get to as I was sent the long way around the Palace of Parliament but it was worth the effort to enter the world's second largest building!

1  Thank katy c
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The museum had three exhibitions when we visited it. It was an interesting presentation of Romanian artists and if you are a fan of contemporary art you should definitely visit. Make sure you find the entrance because it can be a little bit tricky, its...More

1  Thank yio_dendrinou
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We were expecting more. Many empty places and also only few visitors. At the roof is the small place with coffee and snack machine with terrace and good viewpoint. Only one entry/exit point whitch is located from main street. Free parking place

Thank Martin J
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I love contemporary art and looked forward to Bucharest’s museum. It was a beautiful day so decided to walk there. The museum is in the back of the Parliament Building - the second largest building in the world – so it took me an hour...More

1  Thank RiverLJB
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Entry 10 LEI. Photography allowed. Comprising five floors of exciting Romanian Contemporary art, this museum is a must visit for art lovers. If you don't have a car, it is a bit of a hike - but well worth the walk up the western side...More

Thank Ken M
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8 July 2016|
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Response from Ulysses336 | Reviewed this property |
the Museum is located in the E4 wing of the Parliament,in fact a glass building ; I checked on the Internet but I couldn't find any temporary exhibition scheduled for November 2016 ; you can further check on the Internet by... More