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Which are the most important museums in Barcelona ?

Rich in history, and artists who have succeeded one another over the years, who have left an indelible mark on the city's heritage, Barcelona is home to more than fifty museums among which, architecture, art, science, war, navy, history, and sport, open their doors to you to help you discover the cultural wealth of Barcelona.

Visits to the museums of Barcelona

From modern art to contemporary art, from the Joan Miro Foundation to the National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC), from the works of Picasso, Dali, or Tàpie, to the unmissable buildings of Antoni Gaudi, as well as from the history of Catalonia to that of the famous FC Barcelona club, discover the most visited museums in Barcelona.

Cascade de Josep Fontseré Barcelone

Picasso Museum Barcelona

The Picasso Museum, a showcase of the works of Pablo Picasso where photos, ceramics and paintings on display retrace the evolution of one of the most famous Spanish artists. Located in the Born district, the Picasso museum is one of the most visited sites in Barcelona.

MNAC musée d'art Catalan barcelone

National Art Museum of Catalonia

Converted into the National Art Museum of Catalonia in 1934, the National Palace of Barcelona, which was built on the occasion of the 1929 Universal Exhibition on the heights of Montjuic, houses one of the most complete collections of Romanesque art in the world.

  A preview of your visit to the MNAC

Barcelone fondation Joan Miro

Barcelona Joan Miró Foundation

Correspondence with the funicular at the Paral-lel metro station to come and discover the exhibition of paintings, sculptures and drawings by the artist Joan Miro. Walk along the Montjuic hill on your left as you leave the station, and you will find yourself at the foot of the Joan Miro Foundation.

Musée maritime de Barcelone

Maritime Museum of Barcelona

Located at the foot of Port Vell in the historic Drassanes building, the Maritime Museum of Barcelona, MMB (Museu Marítim de Barcelona) protects magnificent reproductions of boats from each period of history.

Musée de la guerre de Barcelone

Barcelona Military Museum

Accessible by cable car on the heights of Montjuic, Barcelona Castle, once a military fortress, was transformed into a military museum after the Spanish Civil War.

  Montjuic castle photos

Musée d'histoire de la Catalogne à Barcelone

Museum of the History of Catalonia

From the Paleolithic era to the present day, from the Roman era to the rigours of Franco's regime, from wars to invasions, retrace the history of Catalonia through exhibitions that tell the story of its past.

Musée d'histoire de Barcelone

Barcelona History Museum

Located on Plaça del Rei in Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, the Barcelona History Museum takes you back in time over more than 2000 years of Barcelona's history.

Barcelone Fondation Antoni Tàpies

Antoni Tàpies Foundation

Discover contemporary art and the work of the painter Antoni Tàpies in the heart of Barcelona's Passeig de Gracia.

Musée du Barça

Barça Museum

The Barcelona Football Club Museum, a visit to the Camp Nou stadium to learn about the history of the players of Spain's most famous football team.

  Virtual visit of the Cam Nou

Musée du chocolat de Barcelone

Chocolate Museum

The Chocolate Museum of Barcelona, a world of sweets where the culture of cocoa is expressed through impressive sculptures of monuments, celebrities or comic book heroes.

  Prepare your visit to the Chocolate Museum

Barcelone Cosmocaixa

Cosmocaixa Barcelona

With its tropical forest in the heart of Barcelona and all its interactive activities, the Cosmocaixa is a science museum, an aquarium, a terrarium, but above all an essential cultural visit for the whole family.

Musée de cire de Barcelone

Barcelona Wax Museum

Located a few meters from the Drassanes metro station, at the end of the Ramblas, the Barcelona Wax Museum houses the statues of hundreds of personalities.

Palais Guell de Barcelone

Palau Guell

Built for the wealthy industrialist Eusebi Güell, who lived here for a few years before leaving for the Parc Guell, the Palais Güell, one of Antoni Gaud's most beautiful works, contains architectural treasures and ingeniousness not to be missed.

  Virtual tour of the Palau Guell in Barcelona

Musée du design à Barcelone

Design Museum

Inaugurated in 2014, in the Disseny Hub building on Place de les Glories, the Barcelona Museum of Design houses 4 permanent exhibitions dedicated to the culture of the object, decorative art and design.

Hopital Sant Pau de Barcelone

Barcelona Hospital Sant Pau

Upgraded since 2009, this UNESCO World Heritage Site has been transformed into a knowledge centre that promotes Catalan modernism; the Sant Pau site is the most important centre of Art Nouveau in Europe.

Musée de la musique à Barcelone

The music museum

A small museum in the heart of the Auditori premises where the beauty and originality of some specimens among the exhibitions of musical instruments from all eras make the Barcelona Music Museum a very exotic place.

Barcelona Casa Batllo

Casa Batlló

Situated in the heart of the Passeig de Gracia, the Casa Batllo, whose large number of elements recall the human skeleton, is very easily remarkable.
The Casa Batllo is one of the many must-see monuments in Barcelona by the famous architect Antoni Gaudi.

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Barcelone Sagrada Familia

The Sagrada Familia

Located in the Eixample district, the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona's minor Catholic basilica, is the most visited monument in the city. An incredible building of monumental proportions and meticulous decoration; one of Antoni Gaudi's craziest architectural undertakings.

  litle preview of your next visit

Barcelone Casa Mila

The Casa Milá

La Casa Milá, also known as Pedrera is one of the most famous monuments of Barcelona. La Pedrera was built in 1906 by Antoni Gaudi, it has the originality of having no straight lines.

  Barcelona Casa Mila litle preview

barcelone musee du mammouth

Mammoth Museum

The Mammoth Museum in Barcelona is a small museum but as pleasant as it is interesting for all the fans of the mammoth era.
Carrer Montcada, 1 - metro Jaume 1

Barcelona museums itinerary

Picasso Museum how to get there by metro
To go to the Picasso Museum in Barcelona, metro Jaume 1 - line 4 (Yellow)
How to get to the Barça Museum
The FC Barcelona Museum is accessible via the Collblanc metro station, which is on the L5 lines. L9. L10.
Where to get off to go to the Barcelona Wax Museum
The Barcelona Wax Museum is located at the foot of the Rambla, Drassanes metro station.
Chocolate Museum of Barcelona, which metro
To get to the Chocolate Museum of Barcelona, by metro, line 1 (red) exit Arc de triomf.
metro museum of disign of Barcelona
The Barcelona Disign Museum is located in Les Glories square, exit at the Glories metro station (line 1).
How to get to the Cosmocaixa Museum in Barcelona
To get to the Cosmocaixa de Barcelona, get off at the Avinguda Tibidabo metro station; terminus of line 7.
itineraire des musées de Barcelone

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barcelona metro timetables
By day and night, from Monday to Friday, weekend or public holiday, the metro of Barcelona adapts its hours all year round.

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Barcelona metro map with monuments
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Museums of Barcelona, art, science, history, architecture, marine, or sports are part of the exceptional heritage of the city whose Gaudi, Miro, Dali, Tapies, Picasso, and many others have given way to a diversity of the exceptional cultural wealth of Barcelona.

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