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5 Must See Museums in Barcelona

  1. Museo Picasso

The Picasso museum portrays the developing years of Pablo Picasso. This museum, which is spread throughout five buildings, holds 4,251 works that consist of the permanent collection. The museum opened in 1963 and delves into Picasso´s deep relationship with Barcelona: an intimate, solid relationship that was shaped in his adolescence, youth, and continued until his death.

The Picasso museum displays many works from the formative years in the life of the artist; it is practically exhaustive up to the Blue Period. The Museum also houses an important representation of works from 1917, and the series Las Meninas (1957) as well as a comprehensive print collection.

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  1. FC Barcelona Museum

Celebrate the Club’s History in the FC Barcelona Museum. This museum includes history regarding players, matches, trophies, and memorabilia that have enthused millions of fans from around the world.

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  1. Museu Nacional d´Art de Catalunya (MNAC)

In this museum, you can see the best collection of Romanesque mural paintings in the world and the most representative artists of Catalan Modernism, such as Gaudí or Casas. Gothic art, great European Renaissance and Baroque painters, and the collection of photographycomplete the collection.

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  1. European Museum of Modern Art

In June 2011, the MEAM was able to open, under the sponsorship of the “Foundation for the Arts and Artists”, a foundation created in 2005 to promote figurative artists. The opening of the Museum was not the end of any stage, but was the beginning of a journey that, in a short time, has had an influence on wide sectors of international contemporary art. The opening of this museum represented a turning point in the level of influence figurative art had in wide sectors of modern-day society, and has produced a change of perspective by many professionals in art.

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  1. Fundació Joan Miró

The Fundació Joan Miró was created by Miró himself, at first principally with works from his own private collection, with a desire to set up an internationally recognized center in Barcelona for Miró scholarship and contemporary art research, and to disseminate the collection. The foundation opened to the public on 10 June 1975 and has since become a dynamic center in which Joan Miró’s work coexists with cutting-edge contemporary art.

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