From Midtown Luxury Apartments we make a TOP 7 of the most important museums in Barcelona. The city has more than 50 museums and exhibition halls that you can enjoy and add to your diary - there go our favourites!
It is located in C/ Montalegre n5, from 11:00 h to 20:00h from Tuesday to Sunday.
The Centro de Cultura Contemporánea de Barcelona is a space dedicated to the creation and dissemination of multidisciplinary art in the city. Performing arts, audiovisuals, courses and workshops, debates or music take place in its facilities.
The entity is committed to a multitude of projects: Giving greater visibility to artists and creators, initiating innovative educational proposals, producing exhibitions or investigating the transformation of the digital era, among others. Discover them!
MUHBA: Museo de Historia de Barcelona
Built in Plaça del Rei, from 10:00h to 19:00h and until 20:00h on Sunday.
In 1943 the Museum of History of Barcelona is born, a permanent exhibition of historical objects and collections that narrate the history of the city.
The institution exhibits Barcelona from its origins to the present day. If you still don't know MUHBA, you don't know enough about Barcelona.
¡No te lo pierdas!
Fundación Museo Picasso
Located at C/ Montcada, n15-23, with usual opening hours from 09:00h to 20:30h, except Mondays and Sundays.
The museum located in the five large mansions of Montcada Street honors the artist Pablo Picasso, an author who from adolescence to death had a close relationship with the city of Barcelona.
The Picasso Museum Foundation houses a collection of 3,500 works in which we can observe the wonderful evolution and change of the artist's work.
CAIXA FORUM: Obra social “La Caixa”
Located in Av. de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8, from 10:00h to 20:00h.
In front of the museum, an enormous elephant facing downwards, the artist Miquel Barceló welcomes us. Caixa Forum is a cultural centre built on the premises of the old modernist factory Casaramona, a work by Josep Puig i Cadafalch.
For some years now, the cultural centre managed by "la Caixa" has been offering exhibitions by leading artists such as Dalí and Cartier-Bresson, along with a constant schedule of temporary exhibitions. Its programme includes concerts, conferences and cultural, artistic and educational leisure activities. A point of reference throughout the city, Plan your visit!
MACBA: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Barcelona
Located in Plaça dels Àngels, 1, with usual opening hours from 11:00h to 20:00h weekdays and 10:00h to 15:00h Sundays and public holidays.
An impressive glass building by Richard Meier houses the Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona, an institution that fosters innovation, diffusion and transmission of contemporary art.
MACBA is an international benchmark. It is a pioneer in offering cultural programmes, working with other institutions and offering different visions of art and culture. In its facilities we find permanent and temporary exhibitions exhibiting works from the 20th century. You can do a guided tour, in group or a la carte. You choose!
Fundación Joan Miró
It is located in Parc de Montjuïc, with usual opening hours from 10:00h to 20:00h and until 15:00h on Sundays.
The Foundation created by the artist Joan Mirónació himself with the aim of researching contemporary art. More than 10,000 works coexist with an agenda of production, exhibitions and educational programmes related to artistic creation.
This is one of the most important and original museums in Barcelona, and knowing this building will not leave you indifferent!
Located in Parc de Montjuïc, from 10:00h to 20:00h and until 15:00h on Sunday.
The National Art Museum of Catalonia is one of the most important museums in Barcelona. The renowned MNAC is housed on the walls of the National Palace presided over by the Montjuïc fountains.
Inside you will find rooms dedicated to works of Romanesque and Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque and a collection of modernist and avant-garde works of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Visit the museum and all the infrastructure that surrounds it, Montjuïc is a fabulous place!
Discover which museums in Barcelona are free
Many of the museums in the city of Barcelona open their doors free of charge a few days a month. Let's see in which schedules we can enjoy art and culture without any cost.