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Visit the most popular museums in the city

Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum is an institution of cultural and educational interest belonging to the Clos Archaeological Foundation. It houses one of the most important private collections in Europe and is committed to the research, study, and dissemination of ancient Egypt.

It occupies over 2,000 square metres and is divided into three different halls.

It was established in 1993 by the Jordi Clos Foundation.

One of its highlights include a colossal image of Ramses II and a relief of Cleopatra VII.

  • Address: València, 284

  • Buses: 17, 20, 22, 24, 28, 43, 44

  • Metro: Passeig de Gracia (L2 and L3)

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MACBA (Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art)

The MACBA contemporary art museum in Barcelona is located in a building designed by American architect Richard Meier.It combines straight and curved lines with the aim of blending interior spaces with natural light.

MACBA was founded in 1959, on the initiative of art critic Alexandre Cirici i Pellicer, who felt the public should be given access to art of the second half of the 20th century. It opened as a museum in 1995 and, in 2006, the former church of Convent dels Angels was converted into a new exhibition space called Capella MACBA.

The museum houses a permanent collection and holds a large number of traveling exhibitions.

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  • Buses: 7, 9, 13, 14, 16, 17, 20, 37, 41, 42, 50, 54, 55, 58, 59, 62, 63, 64, 66, 67, 68, 91, H12

  • Metro: Catalunya (L1 and L3) or Universitat (L1 and L2)

  • Website: www.macba.es

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Picasso Museum

The museum occupies five 13th and 14th-century palaces which are Catalan Gothic in style. Opened in 1963, the museum is a key centre for learning about the artist’s formative years.

The permanent collection houses a total of 3,800 works from his youth and his years of study that show the close relationship the artist from Malaga had with the city of Barcelona.

  • Address: Montcada, 15-23.

  • Buses: 14, 17, 19, 39, 40, 45, 51, 59

  • Metro: Jaume I (L4)

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