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Delve into Barcelona's Intriguing Past at the Barcelona History Museum (MUHBA)

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When visiting Barcelona, it's impossible not to be captivated by its rich history and vibrant culture. And if you're keen to delve even deeper into the city's intriguing past, the Barcelona History Museum (MUHBA) is the perfect destination for you. Located in the heart of the Gothic Quarter, this fascinating museum offers a unique opportunity to journey through time and discover the stories that have shaped Barcelona.

History Museum Barcelona, Spain.
Barcelona History Museum entrance

As you wander through the museum's carefully curated exhibits, you'll uncover Barcelona's ancient roots, starting with its founding as the Roman city of Barcino. You'll be amazed by the well-preserved archaeological remains, such as the Roman baths, walls, and streets that lie beneath the museum's floors. Just think, you'll be walking on the same stones as Roman centurions did – without having to wear the sandals!

The museum's collection spans over 2,000 years of history, showcasing the evolution of Barcelona through the Visigothic, Medieval, and Modern periods. As you explore the exhibits, you'll encounter fascinating artefacts, stunning artworks, and interactive displays that bring history to life. The Barcelona History Museum offers a truly immersive experience, allowing you to see, touch, and feel the city's storied past.

In addition to its permanent collection, the museum also hosts temporary exhibitions and engaging events throughout the year, providing even more opportunities to deepen your understanding of Barcelona's history. Be sure to check their schedule during your visit, as you might just stumble upon an unforgettable experience.

So, as you explore the enchanting streets of the Gothic Quarter, make sure to include the Barcelona History Museum in your itinerary.

The Barcelona History Museum is a place where you can learn about the cultural history of Barcelona city. The museum opened on 1943 with an underground path where you can find items exhibited from the 1st Century B.C. to the 13th Century A.D. and Early Middle Ages.

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Location map showing the walking routes to the Barcelona History Museum from the nearest metro stops.

Location map of Barcelona History Museum in Barcelona, Spain

Palau de la Musica Catalana
Carrer Palau de la Musica, 4 - 6
Gaudí Casa Calvet
Carrer de Casp, 48
Santa Maria del Mar
Plaça de Santa Maria, 1
Picasso Museum
Basilica de Santa Maria del Pi
Plaça del Pi, 7
Gran Teatre del Liceu
La Rambla, 51 - 59
Plaça Reial
Plaça de Catalunya
Barcelona History Museum
Plaça del Rei
Barcelona Cathedral
Plaça de la Seu, 3
La Boqueria Market
La Rambla, 91
Jaume I Metro
Barceloneta Metro
Drassanes Metro
Urquinaona Metro
Urquinaona Metro
Liceu Metro
Catalunya Metro
Catalunya Metro
Aparcaments Francesc Cambo Car Park
BSM Moll de la Fusta Car Park
NN Palau de La Musica Car Park
SABA BAMSA Francesc Cambo Car Park
Laietana Princesa Car Park
Eden Car Park
SABA Plaça de Catalunya Car Park
SABA BAMSA Illa Raval Car Parking
BSM La Boqueria Car Park
SABA BAMSA Plaça dels Angels Car Park
NN Bonsucces Car Park
SABA Plaça Urquinaona Car Park
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Below you can find the address, contact telephone, nearest metro station, parking, opening hours, entrance fee and the link to the official website of the Barcelona History Museum.

Barcelona History Museum
Plaça del Rei
08002 Barcelona, España.

Tel: +34 93 256 2100

How to get to Barcelona History Museum

MetroMetro: Liceu (Green Line, L3) or
MetroMetro: Jaume I (Yellow Line, L4

Hop on hop off sightseeing tourist bus stop

Nearest stop for Barcelona History Museum is "Catedral - Gòtic" with the "hop on hop off" sightseeing bus

Public bus

Via Laietana / Jutjats: 45, 120, V15, V17

Car parking

Luggage Storage

Opening hours:

Month Day Time
January - December Monday Closed
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 - 19:00
Sunday 10:00 - 20:00

Entrance fee: €7.00

Website: Barcelona History Museum MUHBA

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