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MACAM (Modern And Contemporary Arts Museum)

Aalita, Lebanon

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About MACAM (Modern And Contemporary Arts Museum)

Located in a factory compound, this museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting Lebanese modern and contemporary art.


Attractions near MACAM (Modern And Contemporary Arts Museum)

Phoenician Wall18.51km from MACAM (Modern And Contemporary Arts Museum)

The ancient Phoenician sea wall was originally a natural structure composed of petrified sand dunes. It was reinforced by the Phoenicians with rocks, and the wall as it stands today took its present shape in the first century BC. The Phoenicians used this wall as protection against sea storms and invaders.

Jerash Museum203.11km from MACAM (Modern And Contemporary Arts Museum)

A city filled with ruins from ancient history and one of the best-preserved Greco-Roman cities.

Dibbeen Forest Reserve205.59km from MACAM (Modern And Contemporary Arts Museum)

Covers an area of 8.5 square kilometres (3.3 sq mi) of rolling hills covered with pine–oak habitat. It houses one of the oldest and naturally grown habitats of Aleppo Pines in Jordan. It also is the home to 17 endangered species such as the Persian Squirrel.

King Talal Dam211.57km from MACAM (Modern And Contemporary Arts Museum)

106 meters high dam built to store winter rains and treated wastewater from Amman and Zarqa for irrigation in the Jordan Valley.

The Royal Automobile Museum متحف السيارات الملكي234.6km from MACAM (Modern And Contemporary Arts Museum)

The museum showcases a rare collection of Jordan's vehicles ranging from Hussein bin Ali's cars that came to Amman in 1916 to modern sports cars.

The Martyrs Museum234.85km from MACAM (Modern And Contemporary Arts Museum)

War museum showcasing a rare collection of Jordan's military weapons, clothing and vehicles. It also serves as a memorial to the martyrs who gave their lives in the service of Jordan as early as 1915, starting with the Great Arab Revolution which was led by King Hussein bin Ali.

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What visitors say about MACAM (Modern And Contemporary Arts Museum)

Nele Lenze
Nele Lenze
Jun 2018

This art center is outside Beirut and depending on the traffic it can take you an hour to get there. The beautiful space is run by a Lebanese-German couple and they have a large art collection that consists of Lebanese modern and contemporary art work. They run workshops for kids and adults to make their own art – mostly from recycles materials. We went for the Jocelyne Saab which was fascinating. Te couple who runs the space is very welcoming and might give you a tour to explain more about their purpose. The whole space is in the mountains in an old crayon factory which gives it a distinct character.