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Museu Maritim

El Raval
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Address: Av. de les Drassanes s/n, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 933 42 99 20
10:00 - 20:00
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Learn about the maritime history of this great city!

We first visited this museum 10 years ago, on subsequent visits to Barcelona it had been closed for remodeling but we found it open this time so went back! It takes about 1.5... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We first visited this museum 10 years ago, on subsequent visits to Barcelona it had been closed for remodeling but we found it open this time so went back! It takes about 1.5 hours to explore and you will learn a lot about the important Maritime history of Barcelona.

Thank Lifeisagr8adventure
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Old shipyard with impressive architecture, nicely curated exhibition and wonderful restaurant/cafe. We absolutely loved it. You should invest 90 min to two hours for the exhibition. The inside architecture is very photogenic and we spent lots of times with taking pictures of the beautiful arches and space. The exhibition had a modern audio tour system which gave a good insight... More 

Thank chsue
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Saw the review here says that is 5euro entrance fees, but it turns out to be 10! Could be peak season but still, the information are the same. Went on asking the staff are there a period of time which is free entrance, stare at me and said 'we have to make a living', I gave a ridiculed look and... More 

Thank Dj0821
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was expecting an Country with such a rich naval history to have a bigger museum but i assume it's in the capital... What this one has is a beautiful full scale Replica of a spanish Galley ship. Which probably pays for the admission itself. Take the audio guide when you walk in. And make sure you wait around near the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After wandering around down by the Columbus Column, I read the Maritime (maritim) Museum opened at 10 AM on Sunday. It was relatively inexpensive and provided a great review of the history of Barcelona and the sea. Audio headphones are provided and they keep up with where you are automatically. Two things stand out: 1) The museum is located at... More 

Thank Mark Z
Woodinville, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is housed in a beautiful building, which makes the tour worthwhile. The exhibits are very visual and there are some interactive ones that might be good for kids. imwas hoping for more information on how the Mediterranean was us d for transport of goods and fishing, not much of that here.

Thank dpayton59
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Sunday afternoon. It is free entry after 3pm. The museum was not busy. Nice and lots to do and see. Good if you looking to keep the kids occupied for a couple of hours.

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The price was right and the headphone narrative was good but the video was poor. The big replica warship was great and there were a lot of replicas of smaller boats but few actual older boats. Worth seeing.

Thank Mike L
Blanes, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here about 20 years ago and loved it again. This time with kids 11 and 13, they enjoyed it as well. The Titanic expo was very expensive and not worth it, interesting but to expensive for what it was.

Thank Nathalie17a
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So close to the end of Las Rambles, yet so under-utilised on the day we visited. This is a spacious and well laid out museum, with a section that is animated about the development of the fleet and ship building in Barcelona. It doesn't sound exciting, but it is very good! You will need headphones and it's a real treat... More 

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