The ultimate list of the 10 best museums in Barcelona

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The ultimate list of the 10 best museums in Barcelona

The ultimate list of the 10 best museums in Barcelona

Our top recommendations for the best museums in the Catalan Capital; In this blog, we are including the schedules, the prices, and the nearby Barcelona2be apartments, Check it out! 

As you may know, April 15th is the World Art Day, and to celebrate it, we came up with suggestions about the best museums in Barcelona.



  1. National Museum of Art of Catalonia MNAC: We consider this museum a must in Barcelona, ​​it is located in the National Palace, (which is an extraordinary building from 1929) on the top of the Montjüic hill, in Plaza España. This museum is best known for having a complete collection of Romanticism Art, and one of the best temporary exhibitions in the Catalan capital. Summer schedule: from Monday to Saturday 10h - 20h. Sundays and holidays 10:00h -15:00h Prices: From € 12 Nearby Apartment: Spanish Siesta 11 people 4 bedrooms 2 bathrooms.
  2. CosmoCaixa: The first interactive Science Museum in Spain, is perfect for spending the day with your family with children or teenagers. It has 30,000 square meters of interactive exhibition and activities for all ages. Schedule: From Monday to Sunday 10h-20h Price: € 2.50 Nearby Apartment: Mirland 7 people 4 bedrooms 2 bathroom


  1. Picasso Museum:

    Located in the center of Barcelona, it has one of the most extensive collections of artworks by the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, to be more specific, the museum posses around 4,249 paintings made by the 20th-century artist. Schedule:
    Monday:10h to 17h. Tuesday to Sunday: 9h - 20:30h. Thursday: 9:00h - 21:30h. Price: € 7 (Free on Thursdays from 18h to 21:30 pm) Nearby Apartment: Red Glow
    5 people
    3 rooms
    1 bathroom




  2. Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona CCCB The CCCB is one of the most visited museums in Barcelona. Why? For its interactive exhibitions, for urban and audiovisual art and for always having temporary collections designed for the general public.

    Schedule: from Tuesday to Sunday and holidays: 11:00h - 20:00h.

    Price: from €6.

    Nearby Apartment: Red Glow

    5 people

    3 rooms

    1 bathroom

  3. Maritime Museum of Barcelona:

    To be honest, just the building where the exhibition takes place is worth visiting. We recommend seeing the Royal Shipyards of Barcelona, where ships were built between the 13th and 18th century. It also shows the history of the navigation from the early days together with the history of the Spanish Navy since the Catholic Monarchs up to the present.

    Schedule: from Monday to Sunday 10:00h-20:00h.

    Price: From €5

    Nearby Apartment: Nice sensation

    4 people

    2 rooms

    1 bathroom



  4. Museum of Design of Barcelona This center works to promote better understanding and good use of the design world, acting as a museum and laboratory. It groups four design disciplines: space design, product design, information design, and fashion.

    Schedule: from Tuesday to Sunday 10:00h-20:00h.

    Price: From € 3.

    Nearby Apartment: Sweet Barcelona

    7 people

    4 bedrooms

    2 bathrooms

  5. Ethnological Museum

    This museum exhibits various aspects of Catalan culture, from traditions to craftsmanship. Its collections are made from Europe, Asia, Africa, America, and Oceania. One of the most important museums in the city of Barcelona.

    Schedule: From Tuesday to Sunday 10: 00-20: 00.

    Price: € 5

    Nearby Apartment: Spanish Siesta

    11 people

    4 bedrooms

    2 bathrooms

  6. Museum of History of Catalonia MHC:

    This museum is waterside warehouse tracing Catalan history from its origins to the present. In addition to the interactive exhibition of the main eras of the history of Catalonia and its protagonists, its viewpoint offers privileged views of the port.


    Schedule: from Tuesday to Saturday: 10h 19h.

    On Wednesdays: from 10h- 20h.

    On Sundays and holidays: 10h- 14:30h.

    Price: From € 3.5

    Nearby Apartment: Sea Breeze

    6 persons

    2 rooms

    1 bathroom

  7. Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona MACBA

    The most important collection of the second half of the 20th century in Catalonia, it is located in the center of Barcelona.

    Schedule: On Weekdays: 11h - 19:30h.

    Closed on Tuesdays

    Saturdays: 10h - 20h.

    Sundays and holidays: 10h- 15h.

    Price: €11

    Nearby Apartment: Red Glow

    5 people

    3 rooms

    1 bathroom





  8. Football Club Museum Barcelona

    Located in the Camp Nou, it is an exhibition of all the trophies achieved by all the sports teams of Barça throughout its history, as well as objects, audiovisual production and much more.

    Schedule: Everyday from 09:30h - 19:30h

    Price: From € 21

    Nearby Apartment: Lucky Corner

    7 people

    3 rooms

    1 bathroom