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Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art

Museum of Modern Art © ALwinDigital
Museum of Modern Art © ALwinDigital

Opened in 1994, the cutting edge Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art refuses to conform and as former museum director Christian Bernard says, the museum 'is not here to present the acceptable face of contemporary art'. With modern works dating from the 1960s to the present day, exhibited in a turn of the century factory, visitors to MAMCO will spend hours marvelling at the range of contemporary art that covers three floors.

The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art constantly reinvents itself, changing its exhibits and interior construction three times a year. The works of famous Dadaist Marcel Duchamp are on display all year round.

Address: 10 rue des Vieux-Grenadiers

Website: www.mamco.ch

Telephone: (022) 320 61 22

Transport: By tram (lines 12 and 15, stop at Plainpalais) and by bus (lines 2 and 19, stop Musée d’ethnographie; line 1, stop at École de médecine)

Opening times: Tuesday to Friday 12pm-6pm; Saturday and Sunday 11am-6pm.

Admission: CHF 8, concessions available