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Free museum days in Barcelona

May 22, 2019

Free Museum Days in Barcelona

People travel to Barcelona not just to go shopping or the beaches, there are many who also like to visit museums to learn about Barcelona’s culture and its history. Fortunately, there are many museums which offer free entry once a month. Here are the examples of some famous

examples- Museu Picasso, MNAC, and MUHBA- to name a few.

The International Museum Day which happens on May 18th is the occasion when most of the museums remain open for free entry. Let’s explore the list.


  1. MNAC- Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

Visit MNAC if you want to see art collection of Romanesque, Renaissance, Gothic, and Baroque which are from the 19th and 20th centuries. MNAC was built way back in 1929. If you want to enjoy the free entry of the museum, then come here on Saturday, because it is free every Saturday and starts at 3 PM.

Address: Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona, Spain



  1. La Virreina Centre da la Imatge

La Virreina Centre da la Imatge is a beautiful museum which was built during the 18th century. You can come here to be a part of temporary photo exhibitions. The good news is it is always free to visit.

Address: Palau de la Virreina, La Rambla, 99 08002 Barcelona



  1. MUHBA- Museu d’Historia de Barcelona

MUHBA was established after the Civil year, in the year 1943. This museum showcases the life of the Roman colony. If you don’t wish to pay for the entry tickets, then come here on Sundays. The free visits happen every Sunday and it starts at 3 pm.

Address: Plaza del Rey, s/n, 08002 Barcelona, Spain



  1. Museu Picasso

This museum was established in the year 1963 and it hosts some of the extensive artwork collections by non-other than the famous artist- Pablo Picasso. For free entry at Museu Picasso, come here on Thursday afternoons. The free entry begins from 6 PM to 9.30 PM and also on the first Sunday of every month from morning 9:00 to evening at 7:00.

Address: Carrer Montcada, 15-23, 08003 Barcelona, Spain



  1. Museu Maritim de Barcelona

This Gothic architecture Maritime Museum of Barcelona is located in the Barcelona Royal Shipyards. This museum is more than 80 years old and showcases the maritime culture of Barcelona. The museum is free to enter on every Sunday and it starts from 3 PM.

Address: Av. de les Drassanes s/n, 08001 Barcelona



  1. Jardi Botanic de Barcelona

The Jardi Botanic de Barcelona is spread over 14 hectares of land and is one of the most visited parks here in Barcelona. This beautiful garden is the home for different flora and the main purpose to establish this was to preserve some of the rare plant species. Come here on Sundays at 3 pm to get a free entry to Jardi Botanic de Barcelona.

Address: Carrer del Doctor Font i Quer, 2, 08038 Barcelona



  1. Museu Frederic Mares

Fredric Mares who was himself a sculptor was known for his interest in different statues and artifacts. This museum is built in his name and it hosts a number of beautiful art and sculptures. Come here every Sunday at 3 pm to get free entry to this museum.

Address: Plaça de Sant Iu, 5-6, 08002 Barcelona



  1. Museu Blau

This architecture landmark Museu Blau is designed by Jacques Herzog as well as Pierre de Meuron. They are Swiss architects. This museum is famous for hosting history and science exhibitions. To get a free entry to Museu Blau, visit here on any Sunday, but after 3 pm.

Address: Carrer de Leonardo Da Vinci, 4, 08019 Barcelona, Spain


Carrer de l'Atlàntida, 37, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Tel: +34 674 35 55 97