The best museums in Barcelona

mejores musesos de Barcelona,musées Barcelone

Barcelona has more than 50 museums including art, science, music, architecture, history, sport or sea, among others. So, if you are planning to travel and discover Barcelona, this could be a good opportunity to organize a cultural visit to the city. To help you choose, here we explain you which are the best museums in Barcelona.

Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona (MACBA)

The MACBA has established itself as the best museum in Barcelona and thanks to this the city has become an international contemporary reference. It is an open representation space where people can express themselves, meet the artists and enjoy their works and experiences.

National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC)

The National Museum’s main mission is to show the magnitude of Catalan art from the Romanesque period to the mid-twentieth century. It contains a wide variety of sculptures, paintings, art objects, prints, posters, drawings, photographs and coins. In addition, the MNAC has a part of the Thyssen- Bornemmisza collection you can not miss.

Picasso Museum

Open to the public since 1963, the Picasso Museum includes the early formative years of Pablo Picasso. It was the artist who promoted the creation of the museum and on it are exposed all his early works and complete series of Las Meninas. The artist had a strong connection with Barcelona and its museum is the best example.

Miró Foundation

Miró Foundation includes more than 14,000 works by the artist Joan Miró. Since its opening, the museum has been collecting each of the artist’s works to reach the current number. Some were donated by Miró, others from the collection of his wife, and the remaining works of the contributions of major figures in the art world, friends and family of the artist.

Science Museum of Barcelona

A fascinating insight into the most unexpected corners of science and all its secrets, the Science Museum of Barcelona has rooms in which there are a recreation of a Amazonian ecosystem, exhibitions of the geology and evolution of the world, the matter and the life of our planet. This is undoubtedly one of the best museums in Barcelona to visit.

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