The various sites of the Museu d’Història de Barcelona (MUHBA) show you the city’s historical heritage from its origins through to the present day. The Gaudir Més programme also offers you the chance to go on a comprehensive journey through time, with free admission to five MUHBA sites.
It was designed by Antoni Gaudí as a private housing development for 60 wealthy families. The failure of that project meant that the area was turned into a public park. The large numbers of people attracted to the park has made it necessary to implement a plan to control tourism, in order to ensure the conservation of this heritage site.
Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes
Founded in 1237, this monastery bears cultural and historical testimony to the Poor Clare Sisters community. An architectural site that invites contemplation and which reveals all its secrets in a marvellously full visit.
Castell de Montjuïc
Montjuïc Castle is an old military fortress with a long history linked to the city. You can visit the Castle Interpretation Centre, where Montjuïc's history is explained.
Museu de Cultures del Món
Take a tour of the world's most fascinating cultures. The museum brings you the artistic and cultural diversity of the various peoples of Africa, Asia, America and Oceania. Discover its permanent collections and temporary exhibitions.
This is an anthropological museum whose exhibits raise questions about our social environment. It is a participatory space, where a pluralistic and changing society can reflect on itself.
El Born Centre de Cultura i Memòria
This is now a historical site, a nerve centre of our collective memory and a 21st-century cultural facility unique in Europe. A space that pays tribute to the memory of the 1714 siege of the city, while you enjoy all kinds cultural
Museu Frederic Marès
A museum for collectors which houses an important collection of Hispanic sculpture, from the ancient world to the 19th Century. It also features the 'Gabinet del col·leccionista', a large collection of objects which bear witness to everyday life in the 19th Century.
Museu de la Música
At Barcelona's l’Auditori, the Museu de la Música houses a collection of 500 instruments and musical documents. A visit here takes you on an audiovisual voyage through history and different cultures of the world.