National Museum of Contemporary Art
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National Museum of Contemporary Art information
The Palace of Parliament houses a superb art gallery that displays temporary, ever-changing exhibitions of eclectic installations and video art. There’s also a top-floor, open-air cafe. The entry is from the southwestern side of the building (opposite from the Palace of Parliament tour entrance). Check the website in advance to make sure something is on during your visit to spare yourself a long walk.