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Museu Egipci de Barcelona

  • Valencia 284 Map It
  • Eixample

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Presumably you came to Barcelona to learn about Catalonia, not ancient Egypt, but you might be making a mistake by skipping this major collection of art and artifacts. Housing what is probably Spain's most comprehensive exhibition on Egypt, this excellent museum takes advantage of state-of-the-art curatorial techniques that are nearly as interesting as the subject matter, which ranges from mummies to exhibits on what the ancient Egyptian had for dinner. On Friday in summer (June–September), there are night visits 9:30–11, with light dinner on the terrace; the guided tours are only in Catalan or Spanish.

Sight Information

Address:

Fundació Arqueòlogica Clos, Valencia 284, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08007, Spain

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Phone:

93-488–0188

Sight Details:

  • €11

Published 08/18/2015

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