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Museu d'Historia de Barcelona - MUHBA

Placa del Rei, s/n | Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 56 21 22
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“roman ruins” (174 reviews)
“roman times” (46 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Placa del Rei, s/n | Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
+34 932 56 21 22
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ended up stumbling on this place and it was a free day. Tickets are relatively inexpensive but there is always a line. It is worth it to see the old city of Barcelona 65 feet underground. Enjoyable and informative museum. Lots of walking.

Thank Cyncity050
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went there specifically to view the Roman street ruins. They have done a fantastic job showing the buildings from that period. Well worth a visit. Close to the Cathedral.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I knew when we walked by the windows showing a peek into the underground Roman ruins that we had to visit. We were not disappointed - this museum is worth every penny. It's well thought out, absolutely fascinating and right in the...More

Thank LolovesZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on a Sunday, after coming upon the offer of free entry, while passing by. The under ground "city" was superb. The condition of the Roman ruins was really good. Plenty to see and worth a visit.

Thank Bernadette G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go here early in your visit to Barcelona. There is so much to learn about the history of the area and it will help if you visit other areas of Spain. This museum is worth every penny and it has so much information, it's almost...More

Thank weltexplorer6972
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this museum and I am so glad we did. It was very well done. It was 7 euro including an audio guide available in many languages. There were also paper guides with English translations for parts of the exhibits that were not...More

1  Thank Carrie3324
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure what we were expecting here, but were blown away. The high point is the extensive uncovering of Roman ruins beneath street level. Really a well designed and extensive exhibit of the city when the Romans called it Barcino.

Thank AltGol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since we're interested in Roman history we enjoyed this museum. It is underground and has the remains of Roman structures. The remains aren't spectacular compared to other Roman ruins around the Mediterranean but is a part of the city's history and worth a visit. There...More

Thank WorldQuester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If getting a sense of the lifestyle of the past millennium interests you, this is one of the most accessible archeological sites I've ever visited. It is staggering to think that below this incredible city, past civilizations existed is interesting. To realize that skill and...More

Thank Midwest2Utah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An impressive museum of the history of Catana and Barcelona, Well planned exhibits from pre-history to modern times. It is situated next to the Maritime Museum and the Barconleta neighbourhood. Worth every penny with reduced rates for seniors (like most of the museums in Barclona).

Thank MontrealMaria52
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
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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Lloyd V
Is the museum open on Easter Sunday, April 16th?
2 March 2017|
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Response from Deb T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm not able to answer that. Try the website?
I have read comments about the museum being hard to find - do you have any tips?
12 January 2017|
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Response from RJMor | Reviewed this property |
We were looking for one of the satellite locations and couldn't find it despite having an address and seeing signs... but then we stumbled on another satellite location. It was not what we'd been looking for but it was... More
Approx how much time do I need to enjoy this museum? Staying in a nearby hotel, but only in Barcelona for one night! Is it realistic to view much of this museum in 1 or 2 hours. Thanks, Kirsty
4 April 2016|
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Response from judithhl48 | Reviewed this property |
Yes.... enjoy!