Tourist Attraction MUSAC Museum in León: Position on map

MUSAC Museum

León, San Andrés del Rabanedo, Villaquilambre, Valdefresno

MUSAC Museum
About the author

The city of León was the capital of the influential and equally named former empire, one of the most important predecessors of Spain, which underlines the importance of the city. Especially the architecture of the constructions in the Gothic style are astonishing, such as the Santa María de León Cathedral in the heart of the city. With the Casa de Botines one of Antoni Gaudí's earliest works... Read more

last update on Jun 12, 2019
Travel Deals & Tips

Rates

Adult €3
Youth €3
Child free
All rates & fees
Rate the Tourist Attraction
0
(1)

Interesting facts

Description

An exhibition room
CC0   Circo M+T An exhibition room

Architecture

The building contains five exhibition rooms, one project hall, one event hall, one workshop, a library and a commercial area.

The floors, halls and courtyards in between play a huge role within the building. Its interior consists of white concrete, whereas the colourful façade is reminiscent of the glass windows of Léon's cathedral. 

Exhibitions

The MUSAC aspires to be a museum of contemporary art and to collect and exhibit artworks from the latest generation of artists in the between 1992 and 2012. It deals with the many questions and contradictions that happen daily in the world of arts.

The museum is recognised worldwide and has won a New York Times award for its 21st century collection. The MUSAC has additionally been awarded by the European Union for its contemporary architecture in 2007.

Historical Information

The Museo de Arte de Contemporáneo Castilla y Léon, in short MUSAC, is a modern art museum in the city of Léon in Spain. The building, designed by the architect duo Emilio Tuñón and Luis Moreno, was opened by Felipe, the Prince of Asturias, in 2005.

How to get there

After crossing the Spanish border, stay on the AP-1/ AP-8 until you get to exit 69 to change to E-5/ E-80/ AP-1 in the direction of Bergara/ Vitoria/ Gasteiz/ Burgos. When in Burgos, turn right to stay on the BU-30 and continue on the A-231. Take Exit 1 to change to the LE-11 leading towards Léon. The museum being signposted, you find it in the Avenida de los Reyes Leoneses 24.

Video

MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de... | 07:28

Contact

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León
Avenida de los Reyes leoneses
24008
León (Kastilien-León)
Phone+34 987090000
Fax+34 987091111
Travel Deals & Tips

Comments

Rate the Tourist Attraction
No posts available yet:
  • Nobody has posted on the wall of the Tourist Attraction "MUSAC Museum" yet
  • Be the first to comment!
Login with Google+
  • Share your personal insider tip and create new entries
  • Explore fantastic outdoor destinations when and where you want
  • Find your dream destination or discover the world on the interactive map