National Art Museum of Catalonia

Local nameMuseu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya
LocationBarcelona, Spain

This museum displays original Catalan art but it is also known for its extensive collection of Romanesque paintings. It's set in the Palau Nacional of Montjuïc, a Spanish Renaissance building designed for the 1929 International Exhibition.

On the ground floor, you can admire the collections of Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance art. The most notable artists displayed here include Tiziano, El Greco, Velázquez or Rubens. The first floor displays Modern and Baroque art, including artworks by Casas, Gaudí, Picasso, Gargallo, and Joan Miró.

Please note that you must leave suitcases or big items of luggage in the cloakroom. After your visit to the museum, you can enjoy the evening fountain show at the foot of the Palau Nacional. You can get here by metro lines L1 and L3, get off at station Pl. Espanya.

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Opening hours

Closed on Jan 1, May 1 and Dec 25.

Admission

Adults: €12 (valid for two days)
Students: 30% discount
Children (under 16), seniors (65+): free

Audioguide: €4 (students, seniors: €1)

Temporary exhibitions can have different admission prices.

Free admission: Saturdays, from 3 pm onwards; the first Sunday of each month; Feb 12, May 18, Sep 11, Sep 24, Day of la Mercè (City festivities).

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palau_Nacional

Official Website http://www.mnac.cat/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Museu-Nacional-dArt-de-Catalunya/95292724434

Twitter https://twitter.com/MuseuNac_Cat

Email mnac@mnac.cat

Phone +34 936 22 03 60

Address Parc de Montjuïc, 08038 Barcelona, Spain

Coordinates 41°22'6.108" N 2°9'13.02" E

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