List of museums in Barcelona

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This is a list of museums in Barcelona, the capital city of Catalonia, Spain.

Name Acronym Image Neighbourhood District Type Visitors (2018)[1][2] Summary
Archaeology Museum of Catalonia (Barcelona) MAC Barcelona Museu d'Arqueologia de Barcelona 2016.jpg Poble-sec Sants-Montjuïc Archaeology 40,003 Barcelona venue of the Archaeology Museum of Catalonia
Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art MACBA Barcelona - Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA).jpg El Raval Ciutat Vella Art 331,694 Contemporary art museum
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona CCCB Edifici CCCB.jpg El Raval Ciutat Vella Multipurpose 465,638 The CCCB organizes and produces museum exhibitions, art expositions, debates, festivals and concerts; programmes film cycles, courses and lectures; and other activities
Centre de Documentació i Museu de les Arts Escèniques MAE Museu de les Arts Escèniques hall.JPG Poble-sec Sants-Montjuïc Theater 20,000 Center for information and research on the performing arts
FC Barcelona Museum - Barcelona 4126.JPG La Maternitat i Sant Ramon Les Corts Sports 1,730,335 Stadium tour, history and memorabilia of the football club FC Barcelona
Maritime Museum of Barcelona MMB Drassanes de Barcelona.jpg El Raval Ciutat Vella Maritime 301,836 Shipbuilding between the 13th and 18th century.
Museum of the History of Barcelona MUHBA Casa Padellas 20130905 11.JPG Gothic Quarter Ciutat Vella History 816,989 Historical heritage of the city of Barcelona, from its origins in Roman times until the present day.
Main site at Casa Padellàs.
Museum of the History of Catalonia MHC Magatzems generals del Dipòsit - vista general.JPG Barceloneta Ciutat Vella History 131,855 History and culture of Catalonia from prehistoric to modern times.
Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya MNAC Palacio Montjuic Atardecer.jpg Poble-sec Sants-Montjuïc Art 891,346 National museum of Catalan visual art
Museu Picasso - Museu Picasso Barcelona.jpg Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i la Ribera Ciutat Vella Art 978,483 With 4,251 works exhibited, the museum has one of the most complete permanent collections of works by the 20th-century artist Pablo Picasso
Sagrada Família Museum - Σαγράδα Φαμίλια 2941.jpg Sagrada Família Eixample Architecture 4,661,770 Architectural and construction history of this church

Defunct museums[edit]

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  1. ^ "Data of Museums and exhibition spaces". Barcelona City Council. 2018. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Cultural Statistics of Catalonia". Government of Catalonia. November 2018. Retrieved 24 August 2019.

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