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Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

The Museum of Contemporary Art houses four floors on artworks from national and international artists. Picture:

Museum of Contemporary Art


The Museum of Contemporary Art sits impressively overlooking Sydney Cove with an uninterrupted view of the Sydney Opera House and, at its back door, The Rocks district.


Officially opened as the Museum of Contemporary Art in 1991 this imposing sandstone building houses up to four floors of contemporary artworks from both national and international artists.


At any one time certain floors may be undergoing refurbishment for upcoming exhibitions.


The large open spaces of the museum allow for quiet contemplation of the constantly changing artistic works from the present era that uses the current practices and styles of its discipline.


School children outside Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Schoolchildren enjoy a field lesson outside the Museum of Contemporary Art. Picture:




Circular Quay West

How to Get There:

By Ferry: Alight Circular Quay and turn right at the exit and keep walking.
By Bus: Any bus that takes you to Circular Quay.


+61 2 9245 2400

Opening Hours:

Daily 10:00 to 17:00 (Closed Christmas Day)


Guided tours (Free) : Wheelchairs available on request.


Museum of Contemporary Art