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Opened in 2010, the Museu del Modernisme is home to hundreds of paintings, furniture, and sculptures from eminent artists such as Antoni Gaudi, Eusbei Arnau, Joan Busquets, and Josep Llimona. Spread across two floors, the museum is located in a building designed by Enric Sagnier.
The museum collection contains around 350 pieces from 42 well known modernist artists. The top floor of the museum is dedicated to Antoni Gaudi and his works. The ground floor contains sculptures, paintings, stained glass, crucifixes, ceramics, and several other everyday items.
Some of the furniture found here includes chests, drawers, closets, and commodes, which are all intricately decorated and carved. You can see dragons, snails, Catalan bats, and female figures intricately carved onto the furniture
On the lower level, you will find some incredible examples of Modernist paintings. You can find works of Ramon Casas - whose works defined the Modernism style of Europe, Santiago Rusinol - an outstanding modernist painter, and Joaquim Mir i Trinxet - who was another renowned modernist artist.
The museum is also home to some incredible sculptures and glass art. Significant works of Eusebi Arnau and Josep Llimona are exhibited on the lower floor of the museum. Arnau was involved in the building of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i de Sant PAu and Palau de la Música.
Monday to Saturday: 10 AM to 8 PM
Sundays: 10 AM to 2 PM
Address: Carrer de Balmes, 48, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
By Metro: Take lines L2, L3, or L4 and get off at Passeig de Gracia
By Bus: Get off at Balmes Arago using buses N5 or N7.
Casa Batllo - A curving dragon roofed apartment built by Antoni Gaudi and currently serving as a museum.
Placa de Catalunya - The central plaza of Barcelona, lines with dozens of cafes, stores, and trees.
Casa Mila - An art nouveau period building built by Gaudi, and renowned for hosting concerts and exhibitions.
Cathedral de Barcelona - An imposing Gothic cathedral that offers stunning views from the top.
The Museum of Modernism Barcelona is a museum dedicated to displaying Catalan art from the Modernist era.
You can purchase tickets to the Museum of Modernism Barcelona online.
Inside the Museum of Modernism Barcelona. You can see furniture, paintings, sculptures, and glass art from the Modernist era of Spain.
The Museum of Modernism Barcelona is open from 10 AM to 8 PM from Monday to Saturday and from 10 AM to 2 PM on Sundays.
The Museum of Modernism Barcelona is located at Carrer de Balmes, 48, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
The Museum of Modernism Barcelona was opened in 2010.
The building that is home to the Museum of Modernism Barcelona was built by Eric Sanier between 1902 and 1904.
There are no restaurants located inside the Museum of Modernism Barcelona.
You can reach the Museum of Modernism Barcelona by Metro and Bus.
Yes, numerous safety measures are in place, making the Museum of Modernism Barcelona safe to visit.