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Museu d'Historia de Catalunya

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The Museum of the History of Catalonia, have the purpose "to conserve, exhibit and raise awareness of the history of Catalonia as our joint heritage and to strengthen citizens' sense of identification with the nation's history". In order to achieve...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Placa Pau Vila, 3, 08039 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 25 47 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Museu D'Historia De Catalunya is a wonderful building in the Port Vell district of Barcelona. A history museum that no doubt is very popular but I never went the museum but I was really impressed with the great architecture of this building, I think it...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent several hours in this history museum on our last full day in Barcelona. The exhibits are extensive, with excellent signage (including in English--contrary to at least one reviewer). The curators have done a good job telling the history of Catalunya from a prehistoric...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fascinating collection of artefacts from prehistoric to the recent past. I enjoyed a couple of hours learning a lot in a quiet museum. No crowds and a bonus of a delightful terrace to take a break and have a coffee

Thank Ola J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stumbled upon this museum as we were wandering around one day. The museum was closed that day but the guard told us it would be open and free on Sunday because of the city holiday for their patron Saint. We came...More

Thank Raelynn D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is, I think, the only subversive museum I've ever visited in my life. In it, Spain really gets its comeuppance. I've read that the central government has tried to shut it down. There's a great restaurant on the top floor.

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Complete and interesting museum. Everything is written in Catalan, Spanish and English. Price is fair.

Thank giuliagiuls2018
Reviewed 11 September 2018

After a walk round Port Vell we discovered this gem of a place. Go go, you won't be disappointed. Really,really interesting museum, from the area prehistoric times to the present, Really well displayed with English translations. Very interesting and the whole exhibition just flows; no...More

Thank elvis002017
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The museum is a great place to visit and located next to the marina. After you're done visiting the museum go to the rooftop terrace on the 4th floor for a drink and/or light snack. It has great views of the marina, sea, and city.

Thank Sally P
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Fairly large museum that covers the history of the region in a very interactive way. While my wife and I toured the museum without an audio guide we noticed many young children on field trip. We downloaded an app to find highlights, but ended up...More

Thank Edmund P
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

A really good and thorough museum. I particularly liked the interactive parts of the museum which come as a respite to a lot of reading. For someone who knows nothing able Catalonian history, and wants to learn, this is must.

Thank Matt H
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Originally a fisherman’s quarter, this quaint area
can’t escape its small village feel: laundry hanging
over the narrow streets, old ladies clamoring at each
other from their balconies and elder gentlemen playing
games on short wooden benches gossiping the day away,
Barceloneta could double as a film set. Artists line
the boardwalk displaying their magnificently detailed
sand structures making this the most visited beach in
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Response from Didier G | Reviewed this property |
Yes all the texts are in English too. Do have pleasure of your visit in Barcelona.
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