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Barcelona Museums

Museu d'art Modern
MUSEU D'ART MODERN (Museum of Modern Art):
This museum contains the most important collection of paintings, drawings and sketches from the early years of Pablo Picasso, especially those between 1895 and 1904. His works from 1917, the year he collaborated with the Russian Ballets of Diaghilev, and the series Las Meninas, inspired by Velázquez's painting, are exceptional.
Address: C. Montcada, 15-19. Metro: Line 4 (jaume I).
Open: Tuesday to Saturday and holidays from 10am. to 8pm. and Sundays from 10am. to 3pm.
Telephone: +034 93 3196310
MUSEU D'ART CONTEMPORANI (Museum of Contemporary Art):
This modern building was completed in 1995 and houses works by artists from the last 40 years.
Address: Plaça Angels, 1. Metro: Line 1 (Universitat and Catalunya) 2 (Universitat) and Line 3.
Open: Tuesday to Friday from 12 to 8pm.; Saturday from 10am. to 8pm.; Sunday and holidays from 10am. to 3pm.
Telephone: +034 93 4120810
Museu d'art Contemporani
Museu Picasso
MUSEU PICASSO (Picasso Museum):
This museum contains the most important collection of paintings, drawings and sketches from the early years of Pablo Picasso, especially those between 1895 and 1904. His works from 1917, the year he collaborated with the Russian Ballets of Diaghilev, and the series Las Meninas, inspired by Velázquez's painting, are exceptional.
Address: C. Montcada, 15-19. Metro: Line 4 (jaume I).
Open: Open: Tuesday to Saturday and holidays from 10am. to 8pm. and Sundays from 10am. to 3pm.
Telephone: +034 93 3196310

MUSEU FREDERIC MARÈS (Frederic Marès Museum)
This museum was founded and donated to the city by the sculptor and collector Frederic Marès (1893-1991). On display in this unique museum are sculptures from all over Spain from pre-Roman times to the 19th century. There is also a section devoted to objects of the past, including fans and holy water fonts/soups. This is called the Sentimental Museum.
Address: Plaça Sant lu, 5-6. Metro: Line 4 (Jaume I).
Open: Tuesday to Saturday from 10am. to 5pm.; Sundays and holidays from 10am. to 2pm.
Telephone: +034 93 3105800

MUSEU D'HISTÒRIA DE LA CIUTAT (City's History Museum)
Art and artifacts concerned with the heritage of Barcelona. Excavated remains of anciant structures, documents, engravings, etc.
Address: Plaça del Rei. Metro: Lines 3 (Liceu) and 4 (Jaume I).
Open: Tuesday to Saturday from 10am. to 2pm. and from 4pm. to 8pm.; Sundays and holidays from 10am. to 2pm.
Telephone: +034 93 3151111

CASA MUSEU GAUDI (Gaudi's House-Museum)
Interesting works and memorabilia of Antoni Gaudí are displayed.
Address: C. Olot, Güell Park.
Open: 10am. to 2pm. and 4 to 6pm.; from April to September open until 7pm. Closed Saturdays.
Telephone: +034 93 2846446

MUSEU DEL TEMPLE EXPIATORI DE LA SAGRADA FAMILIA (Museum of the Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family)
This small museum shows the history of the construction of the temple, including photographs and personal objects belonging to Gaudí.
Address: C. Mallorca, 401. Metro: Lines 2 and 5 (Sagrada Familia).
Open: November to February from 9am. to 6pm.; March, September and October from 9am. to 7pm.; rest of the year from 9am. to 8pm. Open everyday.
Telephone: +034 93 4550247

MUSEU BLAU
A natural science museum that features great zoological and geological exhibits.
Parc del Forum, Plaça de Leonardo da Vinci, 4-5, 08019 Barcelona Busses: 7, 36, H16
Metro: L4. El Maresme-Fòrum
Telephone: +034 932 56 60 02

And besides, there are other great museums in Barcelona that you should visit:
- Museu de la Ciència (Science Museum).
- Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya (Museum ofArcheology of Catalonia).
- Museu Monestir de Pedralbes (Pedralbes Monastery-Museum).
- Museu Etnológic (Ethnology Museum).
- Fundacià Joan Miró (Joan Miró Fundation).
- Fundaciò de Antoni Tàpies (Antoni Tàpies Fundation).
- Museu d'Història de Catalunya (Museum of the History of Catalonia).
- Museu del Còmic i la Il.Lustració (Comic Book and Illustrations Museum).
- Museu Marítim (Maritime Museum - The Great Sea Adventure).
And more...