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Museo d'Historia de Catalunya

Moll de la Barcelonetta, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 25 47 00
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The Museum of the History of Catalonia, have the purpose "to conserve, exhibit and raise awareness of the history of Catalonia as our joint heritage and to strengthen citizens' sense of identification with the nation's history". In order to achieve these objectives, the museum "is to encourage and organise activities to raise awareness of the history of Catalonia and to co-operate with others to increase the study and dissemination of this history".
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Moll de la Barcelonetta, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 25 47 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has an excellent collection of exhibits with very good information about the history of the region. Explanations are in Spanish, Catalan and English.

Thank Rich-Stamford
Reviewed 1 week ago

I only had an hour and a half spare to visit this museum and I really would love to back with double the time! So much interesting information starting from the stone age through to the 21st century. You get a great insight into the...More

Thank oakieee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a good two hours here and it was well worth the investment of time. The various displays take you on the journey from prehistoric times through to modern. Very accessible from both a physical and intellectual perspective, the museum takes you on a...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem. Didn't look in the Museo, just took the lift to the top floor and went out to the rooftop terrace. There is a Restuarant up there, but we just found nice seats and had drinks. Views are amazing, and it was quiet...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum presents the complex history of the Catalan people, and by and large does so beautifully. It cannot be adequately appreciated with a mere two hour visit, but any length of visit is better than none. There is a really good restaurant (the 1881)...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is really worth the time, if only for the Roman ruins in the basement. It's difficult to grasp the scale of these Mostly Roman remains, but they are much larger than the other floors of the museum. I found the laundry and cloth-dying...More

Thank sewkap
Reviewed 17 May 2017

wait a few weeks till the whole museo is open to the public.(april)it was otherwise interesting in a new cinema way.really weird exhibits but thought proving.

Thank c b
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A visit to the museum d'historia de catalunya can be done with young children and is really worth the trip. The prices are relatively low and the exhibition is very interactive, which makes it attractive to visti with children. I learned a lot. The temporary...More

Thank francien2015
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This museum is on the marina and is fabulous. Right now, they have a complete display of the Knights Templar. We have been there countless times but mostly for a different reason. They have a fantastic bar and restaurant on the top with a view...More

1  Thank JackOR101
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I was eager to visit this museum due to my interest in the Catalan separatist movement and language. The two main exhibits feature the history of Catalunya, stretching from when people first lived in the region to the modern day. There is an overwhelming amount...More

1  Thank erintheexplorer
Originally a fisherman’s quarter, this quaint area
can’t escape its small village feel: laundry hanging
over the narrow streets, old ladies clamoring at each
other from their balconies and elder gentlemen playing
games on short wooden benches gossiping the day away,
Barceloneta could double as a film set. Artists line
the boardwalk displaying their magnificently detailed
sand structures making this the most visited beach in
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Is there an English translation along side the Spanish, or a book in English we could get? My husband speaks some Spanish but I do not. Thank you!
26 August 2016|
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Response from Didier G | Reviewed this property |
Yes all the texts are in English too. Do have pleasure of your visit in Barcelona.
Are there a lot of political references in the museum ?
3 August 2016|
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