Visitors to Barcelona love these 10 Museums and Galleries

Admirers of the artist Pablo Picasso will enjoy the museum dedicated to Barcelona’s favorite adopted son’s early years. In fact, this is a rewarding visit even if you have only heard of Picasso.

Showcasing his development from pre-adolescent portraits and sketches of landscapes to innovations from his Blue Period and with 3,800 pieces on display, visitors can see the evolution of his style and talent.

Many people go here without knowing what to expect. Read the details section to learn more about the collection, the history of the museum, and practical information like whether you should buy the audio guide before you go.More Details>
One of the world’s largest stadiums, Camp Nou is home to FCB, the Futbol Club Barcelona. A must visit for any football fan.
Match day is where the action is, but if you can’t make it, and most people can't, the museum can give you a taste of the excitement with the club’s history, game-day sounds, and self-guided tours of the stadium.
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An incredible look into the history of Catalan art, the National Museum houses works from the 12th to 20th centuries. Murals date back to the Romanesque period, like the ones taken from the Pyrenees churches. There are also Modernista murals, by Roman Casas.

If this isn't enough there are works by El Greco, Zurbarán, Velázquez, Fortuny, Gaudí, Julio González, Dalí and Picasso. Besides the spectacular art inside, the MNAC building itself is remarkable.

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Fundacio Joan Miró, dedicated to the city’s beloved artists, is considered one of the world’s best museum buildings. Housing the largest single collection of Miró’s work, from early sketches to paintings from his final years, one can see why he truly was one of the greats during the avant-garde movement. More Details>
Museu Maritim offers visitors a glimpse into Barcelona’s history as the hub of Spain’s seafaring empire. Using different items to showcase the history including a replica of the 16th century Royal Gallery, as well as exhibitions of surfboards and the stories of seven ships presented inside shipping containers, it’s a very interesting look at maritime Barcelona.More Details>
Poble Espanyol is an interesting collection of Spain’s architectural history from every region in the country. From the typical Castilian square to the Majorcan markets to the 16th century House of Chains from Toledo, one can marvel at the reproductions of traditional buildings and squares. Definitely an architectural historians dream! More Details>
The mostly underground CosmoCaxia houses many permanent spaces and exhibitions covering various fascinating areas of science, from fossils to physics to outer space. The permanent spaces are geared towards children and include a Planetarium, a Geological Wall, and even a reproduction of the Amazon! A very educational but fun experience!More Details>
Museau de la Xocolata is the place to go to learn all about chocolate including the origins of the coca bean, its arrival in Europe, the machinery used in its production or to see incredible chocolate sculptures during the Easter competition. This is the dream attraction for any chocolate lover!More Details>
Museu de l’Erotica is not just a museum about sex objects, rather the historical depictions of the act. With ancient relics such as bas-reliefs showing tantric love from India and odd items such as studded chastity belts, there is plenty to see at this museum.More Details>

Map : Museums And Galleries

Address Details

1 : Museo Picasso
Carrer Montcada, 15-23, 08003, Barcelona

2 : Camp Nou Stadium and Museum
C/Arístides Mallol 12 main Access 15, Barcelona

3 : MNAC Barcelona
Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038, Barcelona

4 : Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art [MACBA]
Barcelona

5 : Fundacio Joan Miro
Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038, Barcelona

6 : Museu Maritim
Avenida de les Drassanes s/n, 08001, Barcelona

7 : Poble Espanyol
Barcelona

8 : CosmoCaxia Barcelona
Carrer d'Isaac Newton, 26, 08022, Barcelona

9 : Museu de la Xocolata
Barcelona

10 : Barcelona Erotica Museum
Les Rambles, 96 bis, 08002, Barcelona

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