The Modern Contemporary (Moco) Museum in Amsterdam houses a collection of artwork by unparalleled artists from the past century. Within three stories of floor-to-ceiling creations, the gallery is located right on the Museumplein. The Alsberg townhouse where the museum has found a residence, built in 1904, creates a nice backdrop for the artists it showcases.
Note: Some of the exhibits on this page may not be available at the time you’re visiting Amsterdam. We will try to update the page as soon as we hear of a new exhibit.
Banksy – Laugh Now:
Moco prides itself on being one of the largest collections of Banksy’s artwork, with over 90 original pieces within its walls. Banksy started as a British street artist whose appeal, other than his obvious artistic ability, is largely credited to the surrounding mystery of who is behind the spray can. From his beginnings on the streets of London in the 1990s, Banksy has since created groundbreaking and inspirational art in the form of sculptures and political pieces. His work has become so popular among mainstream media that chances are high visitors have seen it somewhere, maybe even on buildings put there by the artist himself! Banksy’s canvas works, sculptures, and even graffiti rescued from torn-down buildings can be seen at Moco.
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Roy Lichtenstein – Lasting Influence:
A master in pop art and parody, Roy Lichtenstein created influential and thought-provoking pieces. His work throughout the twentieth century has continued to have an effect on art lovers around the world, with his signature style of a seemingly simple pairing of lines and dots. Roy Lichtenstein rose to prominence in the 1960s with his comic-book style drawings of popular characters such as Mickey Mouse. The Moco Museum’s most anticipated attraction is a 3D room installation of Lichtenstein’s famous piece, “Bedroom at Arles” (1992), where visitors can enter the painting and sit on the bed and chair, becoming a part of the art.
Daniel Arsham – Connecting Time (January 18, 2019 – September 30, 2019):
For the first time in the Netherlands, the art of New York-based creator, Daniel Arsham, will be showcased at the museum. What sets Arsham’s work apart from the other exhibitions at Moco is his use of architecture, film, and sculpture to create a thought-provoking, new experience. The alternating realities and, perhaps, mind-bending sights allow the visitor an inside look into the mind of the artist. The interactive installation, “Calcified Room,” is a never-before-seen exhibit that seamlessly combines archaeology, pop culture, and architectural styles.
Moco Museum Opening Hours
The Moco Museum is open every day of the year – even holidays!
|General||10:00 – 18:00|
|April – October, Fridays & Saturdays||10:00 – 19:00|
|July – August||9:00 – 19:00|
Moco Museum tickets, prices and discounts
Tickets are available at the entrance to the museum or online. Regular admission for adults is €14.50. Discount tickets at €12.00 are available for students and I amsterdam card holders. The museum also offers an optional audio guide tour for €2.50. Near the opening and closing of the Moco Museum, tickets are available at a discounted price of €11.50. If you don’t want to spend time in the queue, make sure to buy your tickets online using the blue buttons above and below!
Regular entrance prices
|16-17 years old; Students; I amsterdam City Card||€11.00|
|10-15 years old||€8.50|
|Before 11:00 and after 17:00||€11.50|
Online discount tickets
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Moco Museum FAQ
- Is there a queue for the Moco Museum?
Yes, there can be lines up to 20 minutes during peak time or the busy seasons.
- Is the museum wheelchair accessible?
Unfortunately, due to the historical building and small staircases, there is no elevator.
- Is my I amsterdam card valid at the museum?
Yes! You will get a discounted ticket, priced at €11.50.
- Are there lockers?
There is only a small cloakroom at the museum, which you can store your belongings in for 0.50€. If you choose to not pay the fee, you will need to carry your backpacks on the front of your body while you are in the building.
Public Transport to the museum
The Moco Museum is located in the heart of Amsterdam at the Museumplein, right near the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.
From Amsterdam Central Station:
Tram 2 (direction Nieuw Sloten)
Tram 5 (direction Amstelveen Binnenhof)
Bus 357 (direction Amstelveen Binnenhof)
Bus 172 (direction Kudelstaart)
Moco Museum Reviews
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