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Let’s visit Museums for free in Barcelona!

If you come to Barcelona with a small budget and you can’t visit as many museums as you wanted to… Don’t worry, Barcelona has the answer! In fact, are you aware of the Museums for free once in a week?

It exists over 50 museums in Barcelona, and some of them are free on Sundays from 3:00 pm to 20:00 pm, the first Sunday or Wednesdays of the month, often on Saturdays. You got it, you only have to check the free entrance day of the Museum you want to visit. It depends on the Museums but almost all of them are free on Sundays afternoon.

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Here we bring you a list of some Museums for free in Barcelona:

# 1 Barcelona History Museum (MUHBA)

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The MUHBA Museum exhibits the historical and well-preserved ruins, that have been discovered by archeologists and share historical and cultural heritage of Barcelona from its beginning to nowadays. The museum first opened in 1943 and currently is located in the Plaça del Rei.

  • Address: Plaça del Rei, s/n, 08002 Barcelona
  • Days of free entrance are on Sundays from 3:00, the first Sunday of the month all day, and the February 12th, September 24th, and May 18th

# 2 Picasso Museum

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In here they gather Picasso’s masterpieces and his different period, above all his first paintings. An impressive exhibition of over 3800 pieces and located in Born where Picasso grew up and lived his youth. Come here to see how Picasso became unforgettable!

  • Address: Carrer de Montcada, 15-23, 08003 Barcelona
  • Days of free entrance are on Sundays from 3:00, the first Sunday of the month all day, also, and the February 12th, September 24th, and May 18th

# 3 Botanic Garden

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A botanical garden with many Mediterranean flowers and plants including plants from Mediterranean climate around the world. It is set near Montjuïc Mountains. We can also admire Canary Island’s fauna. Come and you will be amazed by this little natural paradise.

  • Address: Carrer Doctor Font I Quer, 2, 08038 Barcelona
  • Days of free entrance are on Sundays from 3:00, the first Sunday of the month all day, also, and the February 12th, September 24th, and May 18th

# 4 Music Museum

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In the Museu de la Música you can find as many old instruments and worldwide instruments, a whole variety of music tools and at the same time you will learn more about music and its development. It you are interested just step by, you won’t be disappointed, with over 500 instruments exposed.

  • Address: Carrer de Lepant, 150, 08013 Barcelona
  • Days of free entrance are on Sundays from 3:00, the first Sunday of the month all day, also, and the February 12th, September 24th, and May 18th

# 5 Maritime Museum

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Even if you don’t know so much about boats, this place can be very interesting! In this building you can see old vaults, caravels, and also learn about the navigations tools. Discover how boats have improved and the collection of documents about first time Barcelona put maritime border.

  • Address: Av. de les Drassanes, s/n, 08001 Barcelona
  • Days of free entrance are on Sundays from 3:00, the first Sunday of the month all day, also, and the September 24th, and May 18th

# 6 Catalan Art National Museum (MNAC)

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With a huge collection of paintings, sculptures, documents, photography… you will be able understand the Catalan Art and also its importance during the mid 20th century. There are many archives and this museum is known for its unique and most complete collection of Romanesque Art (an historical period from 10th century to 13th century). You will learn more than you think and pass near to the Magic Fountain located in front of the museum.

  • Address: Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona
  • Days of free entrance are on Sundays from 3:00, the first Sunday of the month all day, also, the September 11rd and 24th, and May 18th

# 7 Blau Museum

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It is a natural science museum where you can learn more about the Earth and the evolution of life. In the entrance you will face a whale skeleton; this whale was actually found on the beach in the 19th century. The museum presents the Earth like a living being and tells its history. Come to visit this museum and feel like you are having a travel back in time in the Earth’s life.

  • Address: Ave of the Americas, 4, 08019 Barcelona
  • Days of free entrance are on Sundays from 15:00

This list doesn’t show all the free museums, there are a lot remained like Frederic Marès Museum, Contemporary Culture Center of Barcelona (CCCB), Design Museum…

Families, tourists and students will be interested and will be pleased to not pay and enjoy culture for free. Rent an accommodation for more comfort in the Gothic district, or near to the Montjuic Mountain to enjoy all these wonderful landscapes.

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xavi

Hello there! I love to travel, and Barcelona is a great city to live, thats why I decided to write about it and share my experiences!

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