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Barcelona: Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya Entrance Ticket

Barcelona: Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya Entrance Ticket

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Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya boasts the finest collection of Romanesque mural paintings in the world. Admire works by the masters of Catalan Modernism, masters of the European Renaissance and Baroque and the museum’s photography collection.

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  • See masterpieces by renowned national and European artists
  • Admire works by Gaudí and Casas, Tiziano and Velázquez and others
  • Marvel at astounding views over Barcelona from the Montjuïc mountain
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The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC) is located in the Palau Nacional of Montjuïc, which was built for the International Exposition of 1929. During your visit to the museum you’ll have the opportunity to see the works of artists of Catalan Modernism, including Gaudí and Casas. Admire masterpieces by great European Renaissance and Baroque painters, such as Tiziano and Velázquez. See the museum’s collection of photography as well. The collections are displayed on 2 floors and you should plan on spending a couple of hours at the museum to ensure that you have time to see it all. In addition to exploring the collections, you’ll have a chance to learn about the history of the building. Afterward, you can head up to the rooftop, which is the perfect spot for enjoying panoramic views of the city. Current Temporary Exhibition: Turner. Light is Colour For the English Romantic painter, watercolorist and printmaker Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) the elements of nature are abstract forces, with their own symbolism and meaning. This exhibition explores his fascination with meteorological and atmospheric phenomena, from the beginning of his work, in the 1790s, to the late 1840s.

Current Temporary Exhibition: Annibale Carracci. The Frescoes of the Herrera Chapel

More than two hundred years ago, the frescoes that adorned the walls of Rome’s Herrera chapel, painted by Annibale Carracci (1560-1609) and his studio, were torn down and never seen together again, until now.

The murals are currently distributed among the Museu Nacional and the Museo Nacional del Prado, and the altar painting is kept at the church of Santa Maria in Monserrato degli Spagnoli in Rome.

Thanks to a collaboration between the three institutions, this spectacular pictorial ensemble is being presented for the first time; Carracci’s final, and least known, artistic creation.

  • Admission to the permanent collection (if option selected)
  • Admission to temporary exhibition
  • Audioguide app for your smartphone
  • Meals and drinks
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Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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What to bring

  • Headphones
  • Charged Smartphone

Know before you go

  • The terraces and rooftop are temporarily out of service due to the difficulty of managing and complying with current health regulations
  • The ticket offices close 30 minutes before the museum closes. The rooms are emptied 15 minutes before closing time
  • Please note that access to the museum is free on the following occasions:
  • Saturdays from 15:00 onwards
  • The first Sunday of each month
  • 12 February: Santa Eulàlia
  • 18 May: the International day of Museums
  • 11 September: the national day of Catalonia;
  • 24 September: Day of la Mercè (city festivities)
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Stunning museum. View from it of the city is worth the price of going there. Beautiful artwork dating from ancient to 20th century brilliantly exhibited. Some exhibits only had labels in spanish and catalan that may be difficult for English speakers to grasp. Love cafe and fancy restaurant with a view.

July 3, 2022

Museum was great but the staff were not that helpful

Everything in the museum was great. I loved the exhibitions about Gala and Salvador Dali. The museum was not too crowded so you could walk around freely. The only negative thing I have to say is about one of the receptionists. I showed her my ticket and told me that I need to go to the other desk and dismissed me just like that and moved on to the next customer. Not even friendly at all. She never mentioned where the other desk was so I just felt lost for a moment.

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September 8, 2018

The heritage it preserves is magnificent ... the landscape that can be admired from this site is truly spectacular, as is the whole atmosphere you can breathe but in my opinion the bar and the scaffolding inside the building ruin it a bit. Having said that this is a place where you definitely have to go when you come to Barcelona

October 2, 2017

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