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Art and culture

Art, culture, science and entertainment come together in Barcelona's museums: Egyptian mummies and contemporary works of art, the reconstruction of a mangrove swamp and garments that have defined the history of fashion, the city's Roman origins and one of Europe's biggest sports clubs… The city's cultural life is just as rich.

From Romanesque frescoes at the MNAC, to the latest contemporary art at the MNAC, and much, much more…

History, archaeology and ethnology

History, archaeology and ethnology
The origins of cultures and traditions dating back thousands of years.

Applied arts

Applied arts
Who says that a work of art is only there to be looked at?

Exhibition centres

Exhibition centres
Unique venues dedicated to the passion for art and culture.

Science and technology

Science and technology
Animals, plants and science as you've never seen them before.


Even more thrilling seen close up.

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Other museums
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Museums and Places of interest
Get the most out of Barcelona's intense cultural life visiting its museums and places of interest. If you prefer, you can take advantage of the multitickets to soak up the city's art and culture.
Tourist Material
Tourist brochures to discover the places of interest, the museums, the cultural activities and the best suggestions for visiting the city.
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This spring in barcelona

Barcelona offers you very interesting options for every period of the year. Here are a few suggestions:

But there's much, much more. Make the most of the spring sunshine and take a stroll along Barcelona's beaches and through its parks. Discover the most important exhibitions and do a spot of shopping. And discover the seasonal cuisine, and see a dolphin, and experience nature with Gaudí? Do you need any more ideas?

Barcelona welcomes you to...
  • SITC. 15 - 18 April 2010
    International Tourism Show in Catalonia. The biggest range of travel options, services and ideas for your free time.
  • EAU Congress. 16 - 20 April 2010
    Congress of the European Association of Urology with the attendance of over 15,000 delegates.
  • EHA Congress. 10 - 13 June 2010
    The Annual Congress of the European Hematology Association celebrates its 15th anniversary  with the attendance of over 8,500 delegates.
  • EIBTM. 30 November-2 December 2010
    The leading event for the meetings and incentive industry.