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Tickets to History Museum of Catalonia

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  • Journey through centuries of Catalonia's rich history, brought to life by immersive interactive exhibits, at the History Museum of Catalonia.
  • Uncover pivotal moments and characters that shaped Catalonia's unique identity as you attend 'The Memory of a Country', the museum's fascinating permanent exhibition.
  • Explore the 'Gift Exhibition' and unearth exceptional presents that draw inspiration from Catalan culture such as a 14th-century sword, a 19th-century mosaic, and more.

Inclusions

  • Entry to History Museum of Catalonia
  • Access to permanent and temporary exhibits

Exclusions

  • Audio guide (available at museum)
  • Tip: The museum has a designated children's area called 'Catalonia in Miniature', which features interactive and engaging displays, models, and games that help children learn about Catalonia's history.
  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Pram/Stroller Accessibility
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
BarcelonaMuseum of the History of Catalonia

Museum of the History of Catalonia | A learning center for Catalonian history and culture

Located in Barcelona, the Museu d'Història de Catalunya (Museum of the History of Catalonia), explores the history of Catalonia from prehistoric times to the present day, covering political, social, and cultural aspects. It provides visitors with an immersive experience through exhibits, artifacts, and multimedia displays.

Why visit the Museum of the History of Catalonia?

  • Collection spanning the Stone Age to the present-day: Catalonia has a diverse and rich history. The museum’s collection starts from the Stone Age and goes on to present-day Catalonia. 
  • Housed in a unique building: The Museum of the History of Catalonia is housed in a former general trade warehouse, which is situated in Barcelona’s old industrial port area. 
  • A cultural center: To complement its permanent and temporary exhibitions, the museum has a wide variety of academic, leisure, and educational activities.
  • Interactive and immersive displays: Visitors can enjoy learning about Catalonia’s unique history through interactive and immersive displays that are found throughout the museum. 

Museum of the History of Catalonia highlights

The Memory of a Country exhibition

 The Memory of a Country is the permanent exhibition at the Museum of History of Catalonia. It showcases the pivotal moments and events that helped shape Catalonia’s history. 

The Gift exhibition

This exhibition showcases traditional items that were inspired by Catalonia’s history and culture. Exhibits include a 14th-century sword and a 19th-century mosaic. 

An Other Story exhibition

This exhibition showcases 100 original items, which form the basis of 100 short stories that form the basis of Catalonian history and cultural heritage. 

Plan your visit to the Museum of the History of Catalonia

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Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday, 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

                             Wednesday, 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

                             Sundays and holidays, 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Last entry: 30 minutes before closing

Closed on: Mondays, 25th and 26th December, 1st and 6th January, 1st May. 

Best time to visit: The best time to visit the Museum of the History of Catalonia is all year round. You can visit the museum on rainy afternoons and hot summer days. 

Address: Pça. de Pau Vila, 3, Ciutat Vella, 08039 Barcelona, Spain.

Find on maps. 

  • By bus: V17, H14, D20, V15, V13, 39, 45, 51, 59 and 120
    Nearest stop: Pas Sota Muralla
  • By metro: L4 (yellow line)
    Nearest stop: Barceloneta
  • By train: R14, R2S and R4
    Nearest stop: Barcelona Estació de França 
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Information centre
  • Left luggage area
  • Restaurant 

  • Wear comfortable footwear since you will be walking a lot at the Museum of the History of Catalonia. 
  • Explore the temporary exhibitions at the museum that keep on changing. 
  • Food and drinks are not permitted inside the Museum of the History of Catalonia.
  • Normal and flash photography are prohibited inside the museums.
  • Wheelchairs are available at the museum. They are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 
  • Adapted toilets are located on level 0 and level 4 of the museum. 
  • Before going to the galleries put your rucksacks and bags in the left luggage area. 
  • Ensure your phone is on silent mode when you are at the Museum of History of Catalonia.

  • 1881 Restaurant: Located on the 4th floor of the Museum of the History of Catalonia, 1881 Restaurant serves delicious Mediterranean cuisine and some yummy cocktails. 
  • Musiu: Located 3.9 km from the history museum, Musiu serves vegetarian dishes, has outdoor seating, and provides free WiFi. 
  • Can Plaça: Located 3 km from the history museum, Can Plaça serves vegan dishes and yummy cocktails. 
  • La Cuina de Laietana: Located 3 km from the history museum, La Cuina serves delicious vegan dishes and even has a private dining room for visitor groups. 

Budget: Factory Gardens Barcelona (210 m), Safestay Barcelona Gothic (640 m), Sun & Moon Hostel (910 m). 

Mid-range: Hotel del Mar (210 m), Hotel Santa Marta (320 m), H10 Montcada (730 m). 

Luxury: Serras Barcelona (430 m), Hotel Neri (910 m), Eurostars Grand Marina (1.1 km). 

Beyond the History Museum of Catalonia

Barcelona Aquarium

Located in Port Vell, only 1 km from the Museum of History of Catalonia, the Barcelona Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in Europe. It's a great place to explore marine life and includes a walk-through tunnel surrounded by sharks.

Picasso Museum

Dedicated to the work of the renowned artist Pablo Picasso, the museum is situated 1 km from the Museum of the History of Catalonia in the Born district. It showcases a vast collection of the renowned artist’s early works.

Palau de la Música Catalana

A masterpiece of Catalan Modernism, this concert hall is renowned for its architectural beauty. The hall is located 3.4 km from the Museum of History of Catalonia. 

Frequently asked questions about History Museum of Catalonia tickets

How much is a ticket to the History Museum of Catalonia?

A ticket for the museum will cost only €8. 

How to book tickets to the History Museum of Catalonia?

You can book tickets for the museum either online or offline. Booking tickets online is recommended since it saves time and money. 

Why should I book History Museum of Catalonia tickets online?
  • Convenience: Online tickets can be booked easily and in advance without standing in long queues whenever you want. 
  • Cheaper rates: Tickets that are purchased online, tend to be cheaper than the same tickets offline. 
  • Easy cancellation: Online tickets can easily be canceled for a full refund. 
What do History Museum of Catalonia tickets include?

The tickets include entry to the museum and access to the permanent and temporary exhibitions at the museum. 

What is the cancellation policy for History Museum of Catalonia tickets?

Tickets can be canceled 24 hours before the experience for a full refund. 

How long does it take to complete a History Museum of Catalonia tour?

You can complete your visit to the museum within 2-3 hours.