Museums and exhibitions
Essential artistic proposals will be found in museums, galleries and exhibitions
MUHBA Temple of Augustus
Enjoy a tour of the Roman Barcelona, that of Nearer Spain
The Temple of the Roman colony of Barcino has been dated to the 1st century BC, and was consecrated to the worship of the Roman Empire.
Barcelona City History Museum
The history of Barcelona
MUHBA the city is a museum that preserves, studies, documents, exhibits and disseminates the historical heritage and the history of Barcelona from its origins until the present.
Want to discover its mysteries?
Time has come to a standstill and wax has come to life through some of the most prominent figures in the history of mankind.
Museum of History of Catalonia
Museum about Catalonia open to the world
The Museu d’Història de Catalunya (MHC) opened in 1996 to make Catalan history and culture better known at home and abroad.
The Picasso museum is a key reference for understanding the formative years of Pablo Picasso
The genius of the young artist is revealed through the 4,251 works that make up the permanent collection. Furthermore, the Picasso museum, opened in 1963, also reveals his deep relationship with Barcelona: an intimate, solid relationship that was shaped in his adolescence and youth, and continued until his death.
Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art
As a public entity, the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) assumes responsibility for disseminating contemporary art, offering a diverse range of visions, and generating critical debates on art and culture, while aspiring to reach increasingly diverse audiences.
Museum Frederic Marès
Collections of its founder, the sculptor Frederic Marès
Unique collecting museum that preserves the collections assembled by its founder, sculptor Frederic Marès (1893-1991), which came to form part of the patrimony of the city of Barcelona through his donation in 1946.
The Chocolate Museum is a dynamic facility promoted by the Barcelona Provincial Confectionery Guild and located in the former Sant Agustí monastery
It provides a journey through the origins of chocolate, its arrival in Europe and its spread as an element between myth and reality, its medicinal properties and nutritional value, relating tradition with the future and forming part of our collective imagination.
European Museum of Modern Art in Barcelona
The MEAM, exhibits the finest Contemporary Figurative Art
It is owned by TheFoundation of Arts and Artists, and the purpose is to promote and diffuse Figurative Art of the 20th and 21st Centuries.
Barcelona Maritime Museum
Dedicated to the maritime culture institution with over 80 years of history
Its mission is to preserve, study and disseminate the maritime heritage of the country, one of the richest in the Mediterranean. It is located in the building of the Atarazanas Reales, in the seafront town at the foot of the mountain of Montjuïc.
The museum features portraits of eminent guild members, reproductions of footwear from the 2nd to 18th centuries and authentic shoes from the 18th century to the present day
Visitors can also see some of the traditional tools, machinery and leather used in the shoemakers' trade.
Museum Diocesano of Barcelona
Located next to the Cathedral, Pia Almoina building houses the current Diocesan Museum of Barcelona, the museum collection is the result of the transfer of artworks from the parishes of the diocese of Barcelona
The building consists of two bodies: the Gothic, built around 1435, and the Renaissance, added in 1546.