Barcelona Sights

Museu d'Història de Catalunya

  • Pl. de Pau Vila 3 Map It
  • Barceloneta

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Established in what used to be a port warehouse, this state-of-the-art interactive museum makes you part of Catalonian history from prehistoric times through more than 3,000 years and into the contemporary democratic era. After centuries of "official" Catalan history dictated from Madrid (from 1714 until the mid-19th century Renaixença, and from 1939 to 1975), this offers an opportunity to revisit Catalonia's autobiography. Explanations of the exhibits appear in Catalan, Castilian, and English. Guided tours are available Sunday at noon and 1 pm. The rooftop restaurant has excellent views over the harbor and is open to the public (whether you visit the museum itself) during museum hours.

Sight Information

Address:

Pl. de Pau Vila 3, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08003, Spain

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Phone:

93-225–4700

Website: www.en.mhcat.net

Sight Details:

  • €4.50
  • Tues. and Thurs.–Sat. 10–7, Wed. 10–8, Sun. 10–2:30

Published 08/18/2015

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