Barcelona is a fantastic destination for shopping, you can shop til you drop here without any difficulty at all! For those who want a break from shopping but not from fashion then The Textile and Clothing Museum Barcelona is a must-see. It is a great museum to visit for both fashion-lovers and fashion students alike.
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The museum is currently located at Plaça de les Glories Catalanes and the museum itself contains fascinating pieces of both clothing and jewellery. These all date back since the 1550s with fascinating descriptions of how fashion has changed over the centuries. The exhibitions on show offer an interesting insight into the evolving fashion trends and styles and how some have been brought back to the present day.
The museum contains many permanent displays including jewellery, tapestries, clothing. It also holds a few permanent exhibitions such as the recent exhibition titled Dressing the Body. This interesting exhibition takes you through how what you wear can completely change your image. The museum is always a delight to visit, with changing exhibitions to capture your interest and to better understand the world of fashion. Afterwards you can check out the many great shopping areas and shopping centres in the city. There is also the open aired Les Glories shopping centre to complete your day of fashion.
Address: Disseny Hub Barcelona, Plaça de les Glòries, 37-38 08018 Barcelona.
Transport: By Metro – Line1 Glòries (Àlaba street) | By Bus – Lines 7, 92, 192, H12 | By Tram – Trambesós T5, T6 – La Farinera | By Bicing – Bicing station, Av. Meridiana – Glòries subway
Opening Hours of the Textile and Clothing Museum Barcelona:
Tuesday to Friday: 10am – 7pm
Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 11am – 8pm
Closed on Mondays, December 25th and 26th, January 1st and 6th, May 1st and June 24th.
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