Many of Barcelona’s best museums offer free entry once a month, including the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC), Museu Picasso and Museu d’Història de Barcelona (MUHBA). Find out which museums you can visit for free and when to go.
Plaça Reial (Royal Square), honoring King Ferdinand VII, is situated in the heart of the Gothic Quarter, next to La Rambla. It was completed in 1848 and was formerly the site of a convent. Confiscated in 1835, the convent was one of several destroyed along La Rambla as a result of laws that forced the Church […]
El Molino (the mill) is a theatre and concert hall on Parallel Avenue in Poble Sec, an neighborhood historically known for the performing arts. It opened in 1898 under the name of Aviary Catalana. In 1910 the name to changed to Petit Moulin Rouge, but with the arrival of the Franco dictatorship in 1939, the regime forced the name to be […]
The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) is a multidisciplinary institution in Raval hosting exhibitions, debates, festivals, concerts, films, courses and workshops. Architects Helio Piñón and Albert Viaplana remodeled the premises. The decoration of sgraffiti and majolica applications on the external façade date back to 1926-1929. Address: Montalegre, 5, 08001 Barcelona Phone: 933 06 […]