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MUSAC building

  • Exterior of the MUSAC building. León © Turespaña

    Exterior of the MUSAC building. León © Turespaña



Architecture and civil engineering




Emilio Tuñón, Luis M. Mansilla


Avenida de los Reyes Leoneses, 24
24008 León
León, Castile-Leon

Telephone987 090 000


The MUSAC building (Castile-León Museum of Contemporary Art) is a splendid exhibition centre, intelligently designed to provide a showcase for avant-garde art, of which it is itself a prime example.

The unique design of its floor plan, which recalls the geometric shapes of Roman mosaics, is basically formed by two polygons, one square and one diamond shaped, arranged around an interconnected system of courtyards, with independent exhibition rooms of different sizes and characteristics which are perfectly suited to any type of display. These spaces (around 4,000 m2 in total) are designed in such a way as to provide a range of visual perspectives and longitudinal, transversal and diagonal vanishing points, and are enclosed with 500 prefabricated beans and walls of white concrete.
The most eye-catching features are the main façade, which is composed of 3,400 pieces of coloured glass –inspired by the stained-glass window known as the 'Falconer' in León cathedral–, and the two vast skylights in the ceiling of the main lobby.

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Guide dogs permitted

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Monochrome Neutral Gender. View of the exhibition at MUSAC, the Castilla y León Museum of Contemporary Art.

Sep 28, 2019 to Jan 12, 2020


MUSAC. Castile-Leon Museum of Contemporary Art - León
Monochrome Neutral Gender

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Dec 5, 2019 to Dec 8, 2019

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Purple Weekend Festival

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Dec 25, 2019 to Dec 31, 2019

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"City of León" International Magic Festival

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Jan 22, 2020

Concert / recital

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Historical Music of León Series 17: Sarao de Musas

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