10, rue des Vieux-Grenadiers
Phone: +41 22 320 61 22
Fax: +41 22 781 56 81


Situated in the heart of Geneva in an old industrial building, the Mamco (Musée d’art moderne et contemporain) is the largest and youngest Swiss museum dedicated to contemporary art. Over 4 floors, the Mamco presents works of art spanning the last 40 years, by means of temporary exhibitions or spaces consecrated to the display of the collection, rich on over 4,000 works.

Since its opening in 1994, the museum has presented over 300 exhibitions, of which many important retrospectives (Claudio Parmiggiani, Martin Kippenberger, Jim Shaw, Bertrand Lavier, Steven Parrino and more recently John M Armleder), which consider the diversity and dynamism of the Swiss and international art scenes. Attentive to its public, the institution develops activities which facilitate access to contemporary art, such as guided visits or presentations by artists.

Every Sunday, Mamco’s guides are at visitors’ disposition to present exhibitions or to engage in conversation around a work.

 Permanent Collection Highlights (3)

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Exhibitions (1)

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Adult CHF 8
Concessions CHF 6 / CHF 4
Free for under 18s

Opening hours

The museum is open to the public from Tuesday to Friday from 12pm to 6pm, and on Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 6pm.

Closed every Monday, Good Friday, 1 August, the Thursday of the “Jeune Genevois

Getting there

From Cornavin station: Tram 12 to Rond-Point de Plainpalais; Tram 13 to Place du Cirque; Bus 1 to Ecole de Médecine

Parking: Plainpalais

Museum internal and external photos (1)

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