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Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares)

Placa de Sant lu 5-6, Barri Gotic, Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 10 58 00
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Placa de Sant lu 5-6, Barri Gotic, Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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"religious art"
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"smoking pipes"
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"huge collection"
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"amazing collection"
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"on display"
in 11 reviews
"cigar bands"
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"former royal palace"
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"sheer volume"
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"everyday objects"
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"snuff boxes"
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"fascinating stuff"
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"wrought iron"
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"barcelona card"
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"interesting items"
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"early days"
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"gothic quarter"
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"fascinating place"
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

This was just a place we walked by and saw that it was a free entrance and thought why not check it out. So I had no expectations and I didn't know what the museum was about and I still know very little cause there...More

Thank Evelina S
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

We both really enjoyed our visit to the Frederic Mares Museum. I would certainly recommend a visit with the advice of making sure you leave yourself enough time to see all the artifacts and wonderful collections over the 3 floors. Also, for one Euro the...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

I liked the visit, it is a good experience for me. I recommend that you find out more information to confirm if you would really like to see the pieces there. The collections is very interesting, and they are located in the last floors.

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Reviewed February 2, 2018

After the Travel Man programme made this sound fascinating, we visited on our last afternoon in Barcelona. The museum has an extensive collection on two floors of religious sculpture, then on the top two floors a real ephemera cornucopia. Yet it was all so dry...More

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Reviewed January 12, 2018

First of all ensure that you have some time to spend. This visit would require about 1 to 2 hours as its spread in about 3 floors. Really worth visiting. It have got some unique collections which you can see only here and its worth...More

Thank ShankerSreekumar
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Inaugurated in 1946, The Museu Frederic Marès is rather curious, is extensive with numerous collections.

Thank Luis P
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Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

You have got to think... who collects all of this and so many of the same type of thing? Glasses, pipes, jesuses hanging from the cross, nude sculptures, pictures, ... don't come rushed.

Thank WorldTravelOne
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

The guide book indicated this museum has the largest collection of religious art but it has more than that and a lot of it. It is a nice window into the rich religiosity of the early days of the Spanish Empire.

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Saw this on the BBC before our visit...hence the trip What a gem (in gothic quarter near Cathedral) Cost us Euro4 and spent 2 hours inside looking at the collection of history...could have spent more time Would definitely go back...the study/library alone is amazing

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Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Worth the cost (€4 + €1 for audio device) . Huge collection of old stuff. Starts with sculptures and religious pieces, lots and lots. Then the collection turns to a very wide assortment of things from 19th century life - like a room full of...More

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Rachel N
March 31, 2017|
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Response from Gerard_S77 | Reviewed this property |
€4.20 for adults. It doesn't vary on Saturday. If you have a Barcelona card it gives you entry with no additional cost.
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