Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Free entrance museums in Barcelona on the first sunday of each month

Barcelona is one of the most attractive cities in Europe thanks to its cultural richness and its buildings designed by Gaudi. Among its large number of museums, it is so difficult to make a choice! Fortunately, there are special days that could help you to reduce your choice. For example, you could enjoy free admission in some museums every first Sunday of each month! So why don’t you come to Barcelona this weekend? And then on Sunday you could visit the following museums for free:

- The Museum of Geology

Opened in 1882, this is the first museum of Barcelona’s city. The museum presents a wide collection of rocks, very old European fossils and fascinating minerals such as the biggest diamond in the world. Visitors can also enjoy a hall with luminous effects produced by special minerals.

Museu de la Geologia
Parc de la Ciutadella, Metro: Arc de Triomf (L1)

Tel: +34 933 196 895

Tuesday to Sunday - 10:00 to 14:00, Thursday - 10:00 to 18:30

- The Zoological Museum

Children will love this place since it has various animals to see such as mammals, birds and insects. There are also activities.

Museu de la Zoología

Parc de la Ciutadella, Metro: Arc de Triompf (L1)

Tel: +34 933 196 912

Tuesday to Sunday - 10:00 to 14:00, Thursday - 10:00 to 18:30

- The Textile Museum

This museum shows the importance of textile in Catalonian history through an exhibition of clothes, costumes, accessories from the Baroque period until today.

Museu Textil i d'Indumentaria

Carrer de Montcada 12 – 14, Metro: Jaume I (L4)

Tel: +34 932 562 300

Tuesday to Saturday – 10:00 to 18:00, Sunday 10:00 to 14:30

- The Ethnological Museum

This museum displays an interesting collection of objects and artefacts from different cultures of the world. The main exhibit is permanent and is called “Ethnic, from traditional cultures to inter-culturality”.

Museu Etnològic
Passeig Santa Madrona 16, Metro: Plaza España (L1 and L3)

Tel: +34 934 246 807

Tuesday to Saturday - 12:00 to 20:00, Sundays 11:00 to 15:00

- The Picasso Museum

In the museum of the famous Spanish painter, you could see some of his artwork and sculptures from his early days when he lived in Barcelona. The Picasso Museum is one of the most visited attractions in Barcelona, you cannot skip this!

Carrer Montcada 15-23, Metro: Jaume I (L4)

Tel : +34 933 196 310

Tuesday to Sunday – 10:00 to 20:00

- The National Art Museum of Catalonia

Located on the foot of the Montjuïc Mountain, this museum presents the biggest collection of Catalan art in the world, from the Romanesque and Gothic periods. This important art gallery gathers together frescos, paintings, sculptures, wood carvings,etc.

Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, Metro: Plaza España (L1 and L3)

Tel: +34 936 220 360

Tuesday to Saturday – 10:00 to 19:00, Sunday: 10:00 – 14:30

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