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MNAC: the National Museum of Art!

The MNAC, the National Museum of Art of Catalonia is a museum that groups together the most important Catalan art in the world going from the Romanic to nowadays art.The museum is located in the National Palace in Montjuïc and it was inaugurated in 1929 due to the International Exhibition. There are also three different institutions that are part of the mus…

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Design museum in Barcelona

The design museum in Barcelona, is an independent museum dedicated to the decorative arts, ceramic, and textile as well as graphic arts. The Museum is located in the Design Hub Building in Plaça les Glòries and brings together under one roof, the collections of The Museu del Disseny de Barcelona brings together, under one roof, the collections of the Museu …

Wax Musem in Barcelona
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Wax Musem in Barcelona

Barcelona's wax museum called Museu de Cera is located at the end of La Rambla in Barcelona since the 19th century in an incredible palace and inside there are the most important figures of history in wax.You can see more than 300 personalities, real or fictitious from all periods of history. The waxworks come to life you explain tragic lives, fictitious ch…

Free Museums night in Barcelona
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Free Museums night in Barcelona

Every year there is a day to celebrate the International Day of Museums, in 2016 is on 21st May 2016 from 19h to 1h in Barcelona you have different museums with free access and activities organized on them too. You will be able to enjoy the permanent and temporary collections at the museum, there will be concerts and performances, workshops and guided tours…

Arts Santa Monica
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Arts Santa Monica

The Centre Arts Santa Mònica is located at the end of Las Ramblas in a former convent from 18th century that was called Santa Mònica. This art centre is in an unbeatable location, right in front of the sea.CASM as we call Arts Santa Mónica, is a different kind of museum as it doesn't have its own private collection but hosts yearly around 20 exhibitions, th…

Chocolate museum in Barcelona
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Chocolate museum in Barcelona

The chocolate museum is the sweetest museum in Barcelona with no doubt, it is located in the old Sant Agustí convent and the pâtissiers of Barcelona have been very much involved in the project of the museum.The museum goes through the origin of chocolate, from its arrivals to Europe as well as its spreading as an element with nutritional value and medicinal…

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Erotic museum in Barcelona

The erotic museum in Barcelona is located in La Rambla, and the purpose of this museum is to provide an educational and recreational centre that focuses on eroticism. The Museum is first one of this kind, you can see the eroticism through different artistic and cultural fields of human beingsThe museum holds more than 800 historical pieces showcasing the…

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Cosmocaixa: the science museum in Barcelona

CosmoCaixa is the science museum in Barcelona with a space of 50.000m² and inaugurated in 2004 after a refurbishment made to the original building inaugurated in 1981.In 2006 the European Museum Forum awarded to this museum the European museum of the year, this award recognized museums that have innovated in the museum space. Only 4 museums in Spain have be…

Free Museums in Barcelona
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Free Museums in Barcelona

In Barcelona, all museums have an entrance fee but as a local I know all the tricks, and every first Sunday of the month there is a group of museums that have free entrance. If you are visiting Barcelona on the first weekend of the month, it is good to know as you can plan your museum route around that.Every first Sunday of the month from 15 hours until clo…

Miró in Barcelona, his public work and Miró foundation
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Miró in Barcelona, his public work and Miró foundation

The Joan Miró foundation is located in Barcelona and holds some of the most representative work of the Catalan artist. It has more than 104k paintings, sculptures and tapestries. Miró was friends with Josep Lluís Sert and he wanted him to built the Miró Foundation, Sert was a disciple of Le Corbusier and as such he defended the rationalization ant the puren…

FCB Camp Nou Museum
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FCB Camp Nou Museum

The FC Barcelona museum opened in the Camp Nou on 1984 when Josep Lluís Nuñez was the president of the club and later on, in 2000 the Museum was renamed as Nuñez museum. On 2010 the museum went through a reorganization and opened up again with the sections that can be seen nowadays, 3D cinema, audiovisual touch screen and a part with all the information on …

Mies Van der Rohe in Barcelona
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Mies Van der Rohe in Barcelona

The Mies Van der Rohe Barcelona Pavilion was designed by Ludwig Mies van der rohe of course, it was the German Pavilion for the International Exposition in Barcelona in 1929. It is an important building in the history of modern architecture due to its use of extravagant materials such as marble, travertine and red onyx. The building its known by its simple …

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The CCCB museum in Barcelona, contemporary Art!

The CCCB is the Centre of Contemporary Culture in Barcelona located in the Raval area in the city. Its main topic is the city, the urban culture and it has the objective to be the tie between the academical worlds with the creation and the citizens. The CCCB organizes during the year exhibitions, debates, festivals, concerts, cinema cycles, courses, confere…

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MACBA

The MACBA is the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona, and is focused in art expositions and culture contemporary practices. Is located in the Raval area very near the CCCB, our Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona.The first museum of contemporary art created in Barcelona it was on the 60s and was called the Coppola of Cinema Coliseum. There were …

El Born Centre Cultural
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El Born Centre Cultural

Barcelona Centre Cultural is a place that brings together three centuries of Catalan history. In Born CC you will be able to discover the city's past, Barcelona is made up of neighbourhoods that have their own personality and so their own history as well.Ciutat Vella, the area that has neighbourhoods such as El Gòtic, El Raval and the old town such as San…

Caixa Forum
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Caixa Forum

Caixa forum museum and cultural centre is located in a modernist building, a textile factory located at the bottom of Montjuïc mountain and projected by the architect Puig i Cadafalch on XX century.Caixa Forum holds in a space of 12.000m2 in three floors different permanent exhibitions and some temporary ones, mainly art exhibitions, through these walls ver…

Picasso Museum in Barcelona
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Picasso Museum in Barcelona

Picasso Museum in Barcelona is one of the most popular museums in the city with more than 1 million visitors a year. Picasso lived in Barcelona for some time and in the museum there are pieces from his formative years mainly, 1890 to 1904 going through his famous blue period. The museum is located in five medieval palaces from13th to 15th century in Montcad…

MUHBA Museum in Barcelona: visit the roman Barcino
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MUHBA Museum in Barcelona: visit the roman Barcino

On the underground, meters down to the Barcelona we know lies the Roman Empire: Barcino. Barcino is inside of MUHBA, the History Museum of the city, is one of my favorite museums. As part of free entrance museums every 1st Sunday of the month, we took advantage of free things to do in Barcelona and went to visit the museum again. Right in la Plaça del R…