Museu Nacional D'art De Catalunya, Barcelona

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Museu Nacional D'art De Catalunya, Barcelona - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuic , 08038 Barcelona

Phone: +34-936220360

Ticket Price: 12 EUR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

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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.

Museu Nacional D'art De Catalunya Information

  • 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.

Museu Nacional D'art De Catalunya Ticket Prices

  • 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.

Museu Nacional D'art De Catalunya Opening and Closing Hours

  • Closed on Mondays unless it is a public holiday.

How To reach Museu Nacional D'art De Catalunya by Public Transport

  • Underground: L1 and L3 (Pl. Espanya)
  • Buses: 150 (Pl. Espanya-Av. de l'Estadi/PiscinesPicornell) 

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  • One of the nicest art galleries I have visited. It took me almost 3 hrs to go around the place and see each of the works they have. entire place is separated into few sections. The one on Renaissance contains a lot of exhibits and information on works done in Catalonia itself and how they developed over time. By not trying to cover entire epoch and concentrating on art in this Spanish region makes entire presentation quite interesting.The section on modern art doesn't separate paintings, photos and other art form from each other - but displays them together when showing appropriate periods. It is done to explain how they influenced each other developed over time, which makes for another great experience when you walking around. Also at front entrance you get great panorama view on Barcelona itself. For the price you pay it is probably one of the best places to visit while you are in Barcelona.

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  • It's good but compared to all the museums and galleries that I have been to it's just good. It will help you to get a grasp of Spanish art a bit more. Particularly I loved the views and parks near the place.

  • Art Museum in a palace with roof access. Has local art from different ages and with different focuses. Thus probably best for children or people who aren’t that much into art, as it provides a very decent overview over different eras and influences. Also perfectly structured with just one path to follow.

  • An impressive museum, both from the outside and the inside. It is just amazing to admire the museum and the Magic Fountain together. Apart from the great pieces of art it features, the museum is also a great concert venue, so I would definitely check "what's on".

  • It can take several hours to go through the massive collections here. I suggest you start with your preferred era - medieval, Gothic or Modern and be prepared to skip the rest. Besides the permanent collections they also feature a rotating exhibition in the lower level. Admission is free on Saturday afternoons after 3 and first Sunday of every month. Remember to look up as the ceiling is quite spectacular.

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