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Museum Barcelona

Looking for a museum in Barcelona? Then you’ve come to the right place. The Spanish metropolis has an awful lot of museums. You will find the Picasso Museum, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya) Barcelona, Fundacio Joan Miró and the Cosmo Caixa Barcelona. We have listed for you the nicest, best known and most special museums of Barcelona.

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1. Picasso museum Barcelona

The Museum Picasso Barcelona in Barcelona is one of three museums named after and dedicated to Spanish painter Pablo Picasso. The Museum Picasso is one of the most visited museums in the city.

€12.-

Buy your tickets in advance and skip the long line at the box office.

Monday – Closed

Tuesday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Wednesday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Thursday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Friday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Saturday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Sunday – 10:00 tot 20:00

2. MNAC (Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya) Barcelona

The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya is a national art museum in Barcelona, Catalonia, located in the Palau Nacional on Montjuïc Hill. The museum has a very extensive collection of Romanesque art that is considered one of the most complete in the world.

€12.-

From the rooftop terrace you have a beautiful view of the city.

Monday – Closed

Tuesday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Wednesday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Thursday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Friday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Saturday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Sunday – 10:00 tot 15:00

3. Fundacio Joan Miró Barcelona

Art gallery Fundacio Joan Miro, housed in a modern building, is dedicated to the great surrealist painter Joan Miró, who was born in Barcelona. The museum exhibits many of his paintings, sculptures and drawings. There is also a special area dedicated to the promotion of young experimental artists.

Recommended to order tickets online to avoid long queues.

Monday – Closed

Tuesday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Wednesday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Thursday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Friday – 10:00 tot 19:00

Saturday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Sunday – 10:00 tot 18:00

4. Cosmo Caixa Barcelona

CosmoCaixa is the new name of the renovated Museu de la Ciència de Barcelona. It is a natural history and science museum where many physics experiments can be done. Therefore, it is also suitable for children.

€6.-

Especially with children, this museum is highly recommended!

Monday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Tuesday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Wednesday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Thursday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Friday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Saturday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Sunday – 10:00 tot 20:00

5. Casa Vicens Barcelona

Casa Vicens in Barcelona was the first important building by the architect Antoni Gaudí and belongs to Modernism Català, the Catalan variant of the Art Nouveau and Art Nouveau movements. In 2005, along with other works by Gaudí, it was placed on the World Heritage List by UNESCO.

€18.-

Buy a ticket that gets you an apple and cinnamon roll for free, delicious!

Monday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Tuesday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Wednesday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Thursday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Friday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Saturday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Sunday – 10:00 tot 20:00

6. Historical Museum of Barcelona (MUHBA)

The MUHBA or Museu d’Història de Barcelona is the Historical Museum of the city of Barcelona. Historical heritage, from Roman times to the present, has been preserved, researched and exhibited here since 1943.

€7.-

Buy tickets with a audio tour.

Monday – Closed

Tuesday – 10:00 tot 19:00

Wednesday – 10:00 tot 19:00

Thursday – 10:00 tot 19:00

Friday – 10:00 tot 19:00

Saturday – 10:00 tot 19:00

Sunday – 10:00 tot 20:00

7. Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum Barcelona

The Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum manages and exhibits a unique collection of more than twelve thousand cannabis-related artifacts. From cultivation to consumption, from ancient rituals to modern medicine, every aspect of cannabis in human culture is on display.

€9.-

No time to visit this museum, there is a similar one in Amsterdam.

Monday – Closed

Tuesday – Closed

Wednesday – Closed

Thursday – 11:00 tot 20:00

Friday – Closed

Saturday – 11:00 tot 20:00

Sunday – 11:00 tot 20:00

8. Hospital de Sant Pau Barcelona

The Hospital de Sant Pau was designed by the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner. The hospital is one of the most important examples of Modernism català, the Catalan variant of the Art Nouveau/Augenstil movement.

€16.-

Visit this museum together with the Sagrada Familia; both are connected.

Monday – 10:00 tot 18:30

Tuesday – 10:00 tot 18:30

Wednesday – 10:00 tot 18:30

Thursday – 10:00 tot 18:30

Friday – 10:00 tot 18:30

Saturday – 10:00 tot 18:30

Sunday – 10:00 tot 18:30

9. Maritiem Museum Barcelona

The Barcelona Maritime Museum is an institution dedicated to maritime culture with more than 80 years of maritime history. The Maritime Museum’s mission is to preserve, study and promote the country’s maritime heritage, one of the richest in the Mediterranean.

€10.-

Buy a combination Arqueoticket.

Monday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Tuesday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Wednesday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Thursday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Friday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Saturday – 10:00 tot 20:00

Sunday – 10:00 tot 20:00

10. Camp nou Barcelona

Visit the Camp Nou Museum: The fantastic Camp Nou stadium Barcelona and the museum of one of the most successful soccer clubs in the world, FC Barcelona. Even if you are not directly a soccer fan, you will be amazed during your visit to Camp Nou.

€28.-

In addition to the museum, visit a FC Barcelona match.

Monday – 09:15 tot 19:30

Tuesday – 09:15 tot 19:30

Wednesday – 09:15 tot 19:30

Thursday – 09:15 tot 19:30

Friday – 09:15 tot 19:30

Saturday – 09:15 tot 19:30

Sunday – 09:15 tot 19:30

11. Casa Museum Gaudí Barcelona

The former home of the architect Antoni Gaudí now serves as a museum. The museum is dedicated to his work and is an eye-catcher for the Park Güell.

€25.-

Tickets can only be purchased online.

Monday – 09:30 tot 20:00

Tuesday – 09:30 tot 20:00

Wednesday – 09:30 tot 20:00

Thursday – 09:30 tot 20:00

Friday – 09:30 tot 20:00

Saturday – 09:30 tot 20:00

Sunday – 09:30 tot 20:00

12. Barcelona Erotic Museum

The Erotic Museum of Barcelona has a surprising amount of history to offer. It shows how sexual intercourse was depicted from ancient times to today. There are also small forays into the world of the Kama Sutra, Japanese depictions of oversized genitalia, and the beginnings of Spanish-Catalan pornography.

€10.-

Buy an entrance ticket online, skip the line and get a glass of champagne.

Monday – 11:00 tot 00:00

Tuesday – 11:00 tot 00:00

Wednesday – 11:00 tot 00:00

Thursday – 11:00 tot 00:00

Friday – 11:00 tot 00:00

Saturday – 11:00 tot 00:00

Sunday – 11:00 tot 00:00

13. Poble Espanyol Barcelona

Poble Espanyol means “Spanish village” and is located on the Montjuïc mountain. El Poble Espanyol was built on Montjuïc for the 1929 World Exhibition in Barcelona, and this Spanish village was intended to be demolished after the exhibition. However, it never came to that.

€14.-

Visit the museum early in the day to avoid the crowds.

Monday – 09:00 tot 20:00

Tuesday – 09:00 tot 00:00

Wednesday – 09:00 tot 00:00

Thursday – 09:00 tot 00:00

Friday – 09:00 tot 03:00

Saturday – 09:00 tot 04:00

Sunday – 09:00 tot 00:00

14. Casa Batlló Barcelona

Casa Batlló is one of Barcelona’s most famous museums and was designed by architect Antoni Gaudí in a modernist architectural style. The current estimated value of the colorful masterpiece is around 70 million euros.

€35.-

Visit the museum early in the day to avoid the crowds.

Monday – 09:00 tot 20:15

Tuesday – 09:00 tot 20:15

Wednesday – 09:00 tot 20:15

Thursday – 09:00 tot 20:15

Friday – 08:30 tot 20:15

Saturday – 08:30 tot 20:15

Sunday – 08:30 tot 20:15

15. Chocolate Museum Barcelona

If there should be a chocolate museum anywhere in Spain, it’s in Barcelona. The first cocoa brought from the Americas to Europe (by explorer Columbus, the story goes) arrived at the port of the Catalan capital. Moreover, in Barcelona you stumble across the pastry chefs and chocolatiers.

€6.-

At the end of the tour, buy a chocolate candle.

Monday – Closed

Tuesday – 10:00 tot 19:00

Wednesday – 10:00 tot 19:00

Thursday – 10:00 tot 19:00

Friday – 10:00 tot 19:00

Saturday – 10:00 tot 19:00

Sunday – 10:00 tot 19:00

Were you able to make a choice between the different museums in Barcelona? Will it be the Picasso museum? Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya) Barcelona? Fundacio Joan Miro? Or the Cosmo Caixa Barcelona? Let us know so we can inspire even more people when it comes to museums in Barcelona.

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