The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya or the MNAC is a museum of all manner of art from the region collected and preserved meticulously. The building itself is beautiful but inside it holds treasures that are incomparable to any other. The museum displays sculptures, paintings, engravings, drawings, other arts and even coins within its walls. Dedicated to the preservation of every Catalunian art form the museum displays colourful and exquisite works of art that are a matter of pride to Barcelona.
World renowned Spanish painters such as Velasquez and el Greco have been displayed in this place. Art lovers will find a huge variety to learn from and great food for thought as well. The museum is worth visiting just for the sake of the amount of colour and varied artwork that you will be able to see.
- Remember that your ticket is valid for two days, so you can visit again.
- If you wish to sketch in the museum it is better to inform the authorities at the entrance.
- Children under 16 years and adults over 65 years: Free
- Free entrance on Saturdays from 3:00 pm, 1st Sunday of each month, May 18th and International Museum Day.
- Audio-guide 3.50 € and students, over 65 years: 1 €
- Students, groups and families have discounted entry.
- Closed on Mondays unless it is a public holiday.
- Underground: L1 and L3 (Pl. Espanya)
- Buses: 150 (Pl. Espanya-Av. de l'Estadi/PiscinesPicornell)
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37.42% of people who visit Barcelona include Museu Nacional D'art De Catalunya in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
51.34% of people start their Museu Nacional D'art De Catalunya visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Museu Nacional D'art De Catalunya
94.43% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Museu Nacional D'art De Catalunya
So pleased with this experience. Beautiful scenery of the city from the top of the hill; and while the art within covers all the typical periods covered by other euro galleries, the colours in these paintings are SO rich. They’ve done a lovely job of setting the right ambiance in each room. It’s a plus that you get to enjoy the architecture of the central dome within, too. Definitely recommend for the art lover. Be warned it’s a good climb to the top of the hill.
Museum requires you to wear your bag on your front. No drinks or food should be seen by the guards at any time. Excellent building, plan to spend a lot of time on the balcony outfront. There is a small cafe inside but 2.50 euros for 300ml water so they get you pretty good. Overall awesome freaking place. Accessible for elderly due to escalators.
Lovely art museum with a renaissance, baroque, and a modern section. I perferred the modern art section. The museum is free after 3pm on Saturdays. There is a cafe and restaurant inside, as well as a gift shop. There is also a small gift shop and an outdoor cafe in front of the museum as well. The terrace in front has a beautiful view of the city and the water features are amazing. There is usually someone playing music for tips that adds to the the atmosphere as well.
Very nice place. A lot of art! Always open and the entrance is free. You can spend a lot time inside. The most impressive is of course paintings of Picasso. Take your family and enjoy the art) Highly recommend to visit this place if you are in Barcelona:)
Amazing museum. Definitely worth a visit. Also every Sunday after 3pm you can get in for free which is great perk. They also have some great temporary exhibitions. The views from the top are also stunning end to a long walk around a museum.