Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya

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At first sight

Discover the most important collection of Romanesque mural paintings in the world and the benchmark of Modernism in Barcelona

The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya houses the finest collection of Catalan Romanesque mural paintings in the world.

This collection, together with the splendour of Gothic art, provides a fascinating look at medieval art.

Besides this, there are works of art from the period of Modernism, with some of the most emblematic and significant pieces by Casas, Rusiñol or Gaudí. The works of great European Renaissance and Baroque painters complete the collection.

The building that the Museu Nacional is housed in was built for the 1929 Barcelona International Exhibition. Inside, we find the Oval Hall, measuring over 2,000 square metres, the Dome Hall and the Òleum Restaurant, set in the old Throne Room, which along with the museum’s rooftop viewpoints offers one of the best panoramic views of Barcelona.

The Catalan National Art Museum has different catering services: The Museum Cafè, the Òleum Restaurant, the Balcony-Terraces on the roofs of the building, as well as the Gift Shop and the Art History Library.




Practical information

The price includes

  • General Ticket: ticket to visit the permanent collection, the temporary exhibitions in progress of the museum and the Balcony-Terraces, which offer one of the best panoramic views of Barcelona
  • Senior ticket (>55 years): Ticket to visit the permanent collection and the temporary exhibitions of the museum + audioguide + glass of cava or soft drink on the terrace

Ticket valid for 2 days, to be enjoyed for a month from the date of exchange of the voucher.

Price does not include
  • Audio-guide (except “Senior” ticket)

  • All year
  • From 01/10 to 30/04 (Winter):
    • from Tuesday to Saturday, from 10 am to 6 pm
    • Sundays and holidays, from 10 am to 3 pm
  • From 02/05 to 30/09 (Summer):
    • from Tuesday to Saturday, from 10 am to 8 pm
    • Sundays and holidays, from 10 am to 3 pm
  • Closed: Mondays not holidays, 01/01, 01/05 and 25/12

  • Multimedia audio guide service by tablet (not included in the price of the ticket). It contains 4 itineraries of the permanent collection (Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance/Baroque and Modern) in 8 languages: Catalan, Spanish, English, French, Italian, Russian, Japanese and Chinese.

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
  • Catalan National Art Museum: Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n. E-08038 – Barcelona.

  • Activity suitable for wheelchair users or people with reduced mobility. Lifts available. Loan service for wheelchairs and strollers for children. Some of the works of the Audioguides are commented in sign language to facilitate the visit to people with hearing disabilities. The entrance of guide dogs is allowed.
Free entry

  • <16 years
  • >65 years
  • Saturdays, from 3 pm, 18/05 (International Museum Day) and 11/09 (Catalonia Day)
  • First Sunday of each month, with a free guided tour of the permanent collection, at 12 noon (Catalan) and 12.15 pm (Spanish)

The discounts and gratuities must be accredited with the corresponding document at the box office.


Term and conditions

  • The deadline to exchange the voucher is until 31/12 of the year in which the purchase of the voucher has been made.
  • The ticket is valid for two days during a month from the date of exchange of the voucher.
  • Exchange the PRINTED voucher for a ticket in the museum’s ticket office, at least 30′ before closing.
  • Cancellation Policy:

    • By the company: In case of cancellation of the activity for reasons beyond the company’s control, a change of date will be offered to the customer.
    • By the customer: Once the voucher has been issued, it can not be cancelled.

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Museu Nacional d Art de Catalunya
License number | NIF Q5856250E
+34 936 220 360 Mirador del Palau Nacional de Montjuïc Barcelona, E-08038
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