Museums for children
This science museum is housed in a Modernista (Art Nouveau) building. Devoted to promoting understanding of science, CosmoCaixa features such attractions as a geological wall, a flooded forest, a room devoted to the evolution of matter.
This unusual attraction takes visitors on a journey through the world of chocolate from its discovery by Europeans in the 15th century and its introduction in the Old Continent, not forgetting its nutritional and medicinal properties.
The exhibition “Planet Life” offers a historical journey of life on Earth. This is a chance to see authentic treasures and collections which have been kept at the Natural Sciences Museum of Barcelona for over a century, with as many as 3 million pieces in total.
Housed in the Drassanes Reials royal shipyards, the Maritime Museum has a history spanning more than eighty years. The museum’s educational programme is especially designed to enable younger visitors to discover the maritime heritage conserved here.
Housed in L’Auditori concert hall site, the Music Museum hosts a permanent exhibition featuring 500 musical instruments from different periods and cultures. The facilities here also include an interactive room where visitors can handle real instruments.
The Camp Nou stadium contains a sanctuary devoted to the football club that is “more than a club”. At this museum, visitors are taken on a journey through the history of FC Barcelona that features all the trophies the club has won over the years, as well as areas devoted to the club’s most famous players.
The “CaixaForum Family” programme promotes art through workshops and shows aimed at families. Moreover, activities at this centre include exhibition routes for children with educational material.
The museum invites you to take a historical, ethical, fun and educational journey through the world of sport, in all its different disciplines and forms. The museum has chosen a cultural and educational format, with interactive exhibits and multimedia installations.
Offers a chance to meet some of the main gegants (giants), cap-grossos (big-headed papier-mâché figures) and figures of the traditional and unique bestiary of fantastic animals that participate in the celebrations of holidays and festivities in Barcelona and throughout Catalonia.
The most important public collection of the works of Joan Miró is made up of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, textiles, engravings and drawings by the Barcelona artist.