Forum Building

Local nameMuseu Blau
Locationel Besòs i el Maresme, Barcelona, Spain

Designed by the Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron, this intriguing modern building opened in 2004. It houses part of the Natural History Museum of Barcelona (Museu Blau) and an auditorium where conferences take place.

The museum occupies two floors and its permanent exhibition is called Planet Life. It is devoted to the history of life, the evolution of our planet and the state of our planet today.

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Opening hours

Oct - Feb:
Tue - Fri: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sun, Holidays: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Mar - Sept:
Tue - Sat: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sun, Holidays: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Last admission: 30 minutes before closing time

Closed Jan 1, May 1, Jun 24, and Dec 25.


Adults: €6
Young people (16-29), Seniors (above 65): €2.70
Children under 16: free

Combined ticket (Museu Blau + Botanical Garden):€5.60

Free admission: on the first Sunday of every month and every Sunday after 3 p.m.

More information and contact


Official Website




Phone +34 932 56 60 02

Address Plaça Leonardo da Vinci, 4-5 Parc del Fòrum 08019 Barcelona, Spain

Coordinates 41°24'40.051" N 2°13'15.788" E

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