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Nicolas Sursock Museum

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The revamped Sursock is a must-see for the visitor to Beirut

The Sursock reopened in 2015 after extensive renovations, and is now surely the premier venue in... read more

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Beautiful building, nice space, good exhibitions

Entrance based on donations. The Sursock is an interesting building in itself and worth a visit... read more

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Sursock reopened in 2015 after extensive renovations, and is now surely the premier venue in Beirut for modern and contemporary art. Not only that: the building itself is a joy to visit, both outside and in. The exhibitions, spread over a number of floors,...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Entrance based on donations. The Sursock is an interesting building in itself and worth a visit, but also has contemporary exhibitions and events. I went to a film festival in the auditorium (nice space!) and to visit the contemporary exhibitions upstairs. The Sursock is also...More

Thank Carrie V
Reviewed 3 days ago

Such a beautiful building, with a wonderful display of modern art. The museum shop is excellent, as well as the café. A lovely place to spend a few hours, and in a lovely neighbourhood.

Thank Alice L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s our second visit to the Nicolas Sursock museum. Nice paintings and other art works in a very nice old villa in one of the most authentic & prestigious areas in Beirut (the Sursock street in Achrafieh). Recommended for 1 to 2 hrs in the...More

1  Thank charles16031958
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nicolas Sursock Museum is a private collection of classic and modern art which belongs to Sursock family and is available for the public to see. Expect to spend about an hour inside the museum. Avoid Tuesdays as it is closed.

Thank 265rezas
Reviewed 13 September 2018

From the outside and inside ,outside art deco and inside minimalistic design,very modern...definetelly a must go visit

Thank eleni_eleftheriadou
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This modern and contemporary art museum aims to produce knowledge on art practices in the region and support local art production. The highlights of our visit include the Salon Arabe for its marvelous decoration and the Engaged Art zone where are featured a series of...More

2  Thank kelledstyle
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This place used to be owned by a well-established Beirut family, and is not turned into a museum, a culinary destination and a venue for special occasions. Not only it is picturesque inside out, walking around Sursock Palace (as we call it), is like time...More

Thank Hibakhalil
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

The Sursock is a nice museum. If you’re interested in traditional / indigenous clay then there is currently a relevant exhibition on. However the best thing to see there is the ‘Past Disquiet’ exhibition, which features resistance and rebellion paraphernalia from across the globe -...More

Thank Lizzie H
Reviewed 31 August 2018

One of the rare museums in Beirut , the building itself is very beautiful , the cafe/restaurant on the side is also a nice place to rest a moment , but the permanent exhibition isn't worth it .

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Omar K
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Response from Soha S | Reviewed this property |
No reservations needed. Free entrance. Please note that they close on Tuesdays.
Michalis C
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Response from josefigueira | Reviewed this property |
Free. No fee.
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Response from Susan L | Reviewed this property |
We did not eat at the museum. However, if you're looking for a great breakfast, I'd suggest Le Cafe Sursock which is about a half block away. The traditional breakfast is enough to share for two and was reasonably priced at... More