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From art and science to football, food, history, and even erotica, the city of Barcelona houses a rich variety of museums to visit. Visit Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya that is dedicated to Catalan art, FC Barcelona Museum to discover their immense silverware cabinets, or the Erotic Museum of Barcelona to understand the evolution of human sexuality.
Museums in Barcelona that deserve a visit are Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, MACBA Barcelona, World of Banksy, Erotic Museum of Barcelona, Museu del Disseny de Barcelona, Museu Picasso, CosmoCaixa, Hash, Marihuana and Hemp Museum, and many more. 
  • Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya: Discover over 1000 years of Catalan art at this museum. Witness its grand architecture and interiors, along with photographs, objects, artifacts, paintings, and more.  
  • Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art: With tickets to the Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona museum lovers of contemporary art can view a display of about 5000 pieces across three periods: 40s-60s, 60s & 70s, and finally work from the 70s onwards.
  • World of Banksy: World of Banksy Barcelona pays homage to the mysterious, elusive Banksy through immersive exhibits of his works. The artwork on display is thought-provoking and awe-inspiring. 
  • Erotic Museum of Barcelona: Not one for the faint-hearted, this unusual museum depicts the changes in behavior and expression of human sexuality through the ages. Erotic Museum of Barcelona tickets will guarantee you easy entrance to the exhibits.
  • Museu Picasso: An homage to the great Picasso, this museum examines his lesser-known artwork and presents Barcelona's influence on his life and works. With a skip-the-line guided English tour of Picasso Museum, you will get a complete insight into the exhibits and the life of Pablo Picasso.
There's plenty of learning through fun in Barcelona for children. Some of the best museums are Cosmo Caixa, Chocolate Museum, FC Barcelona Museum, Maritime Museum, Natural History Museum, Museu de la Música, and Museu Egipci among others.
  • Cosmo Caixa: Learn about planets, our solar system, and the universe in its infinite glory at the massive Cosmo Caixa museum for kids. It houses a planetarium, a rainforest replica, and more.
  • Museu de la Música: If your child loves music, this museum is a must-visit. It displays musical instruments from the last 500 years and features an interactive room where children can learn and play music.
  • Chocolate Museum: Discover the history of cocoa and the use of chocolate through centuries at the absorbing Chocolate Museum. 
  • FC Barcelona Museum: Explore and live the glory of FC Barcelona at their very own museum located at Camp Nou. Learn about the club's history and success through photographs, trophies, players' jerseys, playing accessories, and more here with a Camp Nou Tour.
Yes, you can book skip-the-line tickets online to visit museums in Barcelona. With these tickets, avoid the long waiting lines and get priority entry into the museum of your choice. Additionally, you can also book guided tours to get skip-the-line benefits. World of Banksy, Barcelona Wax Museum, Human Bodies Exhibition, Erotic Museum Barcelona, and many more provide skip-the-line entry. You can enjoy skip-the-line entry with KBr Photography Center Mapfre Foundation tickets, Erotic Museum of Barcelona tickets, skip-the-line guided English tour of Picasso Museum, Wax Museum Barcelona tickets, Human Bodies Exhibition tickets, and World Of Banksy Barcelona tickets.
Yes, most museums provide guided tours. You will be accompanied by a knowledgeable tour guide who will accompany you to the museum. Once inside, they will share interesting history, trivia, and details about the art and artists. You can alternatively opt for a multilingual audio guide if you are looking for a self-guided tour. You can enjoy a guided tour with Picasso Museum Barcelona tickets, Camp Nou tours, Girona & Figueres and Dali museum day trip from Barcelona, and a small-group Dali museum Barcelona guided tour.
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Barcelona City Explorer Pass includes access to museums such as MACBA Barcelona, KBr Fundació MAPFRE - Photography Museum, Museu d'Historia de Catalunya, Olympic and Sports Museum, and more. The IVentura Card top attractions pass offers entry to Museu d’Art Nacional de Catalunya, Museu Egipci, Picasso Museum, and more.
There are not many museums in Barcelona that offer free entry on all day. However, there are many museums that offer free entry on specific days.
The cancelation policy varies depending on the type of ticket you purchase. While some museum tickets in Barcelona allow you to cancel up to 24/48/72 hours before your scheduled visit, some of them cannot be canceled or rescheduled.
Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya is the largest museum in Barcelona. It houses almost 300,000 works of art within the Palau Nacional building in the city.
Museu d'Història de Barcelona (MUHBA) also known as the Museum of the History of Barcelona is the oldest museum in the city, dating back to 1943. It has its origins in Roman times and is famous for managing several historic sites including the Jewish quarter, Palau Reial Major, sites related to Antoni Gaudí, and the Spanish Civil War.
The following top museums have free entry: 
  • Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya: first Sunday of the month
  • Picasso Museum: first Sunday of the month
  • Museu d’Història de Barcelona: first Sunday of the month
  • Museu Marítim de Barcelona: every Sunday
  • Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona: Free on Sundays after 3:00 PM
  • Museu de la Música: every Sunday from 3:00 PM, all day on first Sunday of the month
  • Museu Blau: every Sunday from 3:00 PM, all day on first Sunday of the month
  • Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA): opening night of every exhibition
  • MAPFRE KBr Photography Center: every Tuesday
  • Museu del Disseny de Barcelona: every Sunday from 3:00 PM, all day on first Sunday of the month
Most museums do allow photoraphy for personal use. However, use of flash, tripods, professional camera equipment and selfie sticks is strictly not permitted. Moreover, some museums like the Picasso Museum specifically do not permit any photography.
If you're looking to avoid large crowds, the best time to visit museums in Barcelona would be early morning during weekdays, as weekends witness maximum public. The best time of year would be between October to April since the summer months tend to get crowded and hot. Keep in mind that December can get crowded as well due to the holiday season.
No, most museums are closed on Christmas and New Year's day in Barcelona. Some may be open on Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, and New Year's Eve.

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