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Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares)

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Placa de Sant lu 5-6, Barri Gotic, Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
+34 933 10 58 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The collection of Frederic Mares is mind boggling. He must have been one of those collectors that have the magpie instinct, collecting everything from keys and cards to religious masterpieces. So the first floor exhibits early Christian art, from the 12th and 13th century, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Procaccia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This would have been an enjoyable experience if not for the staff members following myself and my friends extremely closely. Practically breathing down our necks. Very rude when asking questions about the museum pieces too. Don't bother.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank taylorswift666
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful well appointed new building housing the lifetime collections of Frederic Marès. Wall cabinets and showcases of both the great and mundane beautifully displayed. Impossible to take all of it in during one visit and you can return again on the same tickets. Fabulous collection...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cynthia2005
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We happened to stumble upon this museum and were pleasantly surprised it was free on Sunday afternoon. LOTS to see. Mostly religious but still intrigued to see how one man could amass so many items.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank luluPerth_Australia
Reviewed September 4, 2018

An extraordinary array of Hispanic sculpture by Frederic Mares, an obsessive collector. FM obviously believed you can never have too many wooden sculptures of the crucifixion so he bought up hundreds of them. Many of the other sculptures are religious too. I liked the stone...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Chantman
Reviewed August 26, 2018

A great place to visit if you enjoy Hispanic sculpture. The museum wasn't crowed when I went and you can get very close to all the pieces. The museum is small enough that you can spend a few hours there and see most of the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Keo59
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I've been visiting the museum cafe for about 15 years, but this year may well be my last visit. Things look the same, the staff are still lovely, but the menu has changed and the food is really not very good. It used to be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank BarbaraBarnaSpence
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by this museum on a friend’s recommendation. The admission is incredibly reasonable (less than € 10 for two people) and worth it to get to walk through the building housing the collection alone. The collections are an extensive array of everything from stamps to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jmclau11
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

If you love Medieval Madonnas and crucifixes, this is the place for you because there are lots of them. Otherwise, I would consider spending time elsewhere.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Whenareweleaving1012
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Frederic Mares Museum is located near to Barcelona Cathedral. Entry fee of 4 Euro is required under normal situation. There are lots of items for display including pipes scissors and other artifacts. Make sure you have time to run through every corner of the museum...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
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under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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Rachel N
March 31, 2017|
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€4.20 for adults. It doesn't vary on Saturday. If you have a Barcelona card it gives you entry with no additional cost.