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Museu de la Musica

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Address: L'Auditori. Lepant, 150, 08013 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: +34 932 56 36 50
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One of the best Musical Instrument Museums I have visited worldwide.

As the title implies, I've visited a number (around 6 at last count) of Musical Instrument Museums globally over the years, and I must say, the Museu de la Musica in Barcelona was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Woking
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the title implies, I've visited a number (around 6 at last count) of Musical Instrument Museums globally over the years, and I must say, the Museu de la Musica in Barcelona was definitely one of the best, if not the best that I have visited in the last 20 years. Distinguishing points: * Covers a really wide chronological range... More 

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Galveston Island, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We visited the museum because it was free and we were nearby. It was way better than expected. The exhibits traced the history of music from before written notes to modern Catalonia rock. Not something we would usually enjoy but the presentation was excellent and they even had instruments to try.

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Thank emich2016
Galveston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We decided to stop here because the museum was free on that particular day and we were blown away by the museum. It was very interesting and they had a room full of instruments you could try out for yourself. It was a great way to get out of the sun for a little and we really liked it.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We always try to visit the local music museum in every city we visit and Barcelona was no different. We took the tram and got off at the stop for Auditori Teatre Nacional however the Marina & Glories metro stations are also nearby. For €5, admission is an absolute bargain. The museum wasnt particularly busy so we were able to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

The museum was set up to show the history of music - and it was quite successful. It also had sound displays for various time periods / genres - which added to the interest of the museum. We especially liked the displays on the organs - that had some hands on displays. At the end they also let you play... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

I sighed a deep sigh and said oh ok when my guitar playing hub wanted to visit here but I thoroughly enjoyed it. The actual history of music I skimmed through but there is a huge range of fascinating instruments on display and I am pleased we visited. There are some amazing objects there on which music can be played.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Nice display of classic musical instruments. Wouldn't go out of my way unless you are classical music lover but if you're in the area with time, and you love music, it's worth going.

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Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Me and my dad visited this museum. I am very interested in music, he's not at all but we both found the museum very interesting and special.

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Thank marthansen
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

This museum is a delight. On the afternoon we visited we were the only people there, so this was a gem of an experience away from the tourist crowds. This is a well planned space with, unusually for a museum, very plush and calming surroundings, with deep carpet and plenty of seating for pausing to listen to the soundtracks. The... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Very well done, comprehensive museum. Not too Spain/Barcelona centric. Lots of great displays with multi-language descriptions, and not surprisingly a very large collection of guitars ☺. Highly recommended, & very good value at just 5 euros.

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Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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