History Museums in BCNCulture 27/09/2023
Barcelona is rich in museums for all tastes. Currently there are about 55 museums that cover topics of general interest such as art, history, architecture, science, sports, war, the sea and some more specific ones.
If you are history lovers, we offer you a list of museums that you should not miss on your visit to Barcelona.
Plaça del Rei, s/n
The MUHBA, inaugurated in 1943, is the museum of the city of Barcelona dedicated to the conservation, documentation, dissemination and exhibition of the city's historical heritage. Although its headquarters are located in the Gothic Quarter, specifically in the Casa Padellàs, one of the buildings that make up the monumental complex of Plaza del Rei, the MUHBA has several heritage centers distributed throughout the city's neighborhoods, which allow the history to be explained. in the environments that have been protagonists of it, such as the centers of the Temple of Augustus, El Call or Park Güell.
Pau Vila Square, 3
The Museu d'Història de Catalunya (MHC) is a museum located in the Palau de Mar in Barcelona, created with the mission of narrating the culture and history of Catalonia to its visitors, which it does through a collection of related objects and documents. with it, recreations and historical settings and audiovisual and computer equipment.
C/ de Valencia, 284
The Egyptian Museum of Barcelona is an institution of cultural and educational interest that belongs to the Clos Archaeological Foundation, a private and non-profit entity that is financed through multiple cultural activities generated around the Egyptian Archeology Collection and the Jordi Clos Library. .
Passeig de Santa Madrona, 39
The Museum of Archeology of Catalonia is an archaeological museum with five locations that exhibits the most important archaeological collection in Catalonia, focusing on prehistory and ancient history. The museum was originally founded in 1932 by the Republican Generalitat of Catalonia.
Montalegre Street, 5
The Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (officially and in Catalan, Center de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, also known by its acronym CCCB) is a cultural and exhibition center in the city of Barcelona.
Located in El Raval, its main theme is the city and urban culture. Its success is based on quality, a certain eclecticism, attention to a wide range of audiences and a unique way of dealing with things, and its function is to link the academic world with creation and citizenship.