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Museu Etnològic i de Cultures del Món

In 2017 the Museu Etnològic and the Museu de Cultures del Món became a single museum, the Museu Etnològic i de Cultures del Món (MuEC), with two headquarters: the Montjuïc site, in the building of the Museu Etnològic inaugurated in 1973 and reopened in 2015 after a four-year remodeling, and Montcada site, in the spaces of the Nadal i Marquès de Llió palaces, restored expressly to create this space for preservation, dissemination and social projection.

Parc Montjuïc Venue

Parc Montjuïc Venue

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Montcada Venue

Montcada Venue

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Permanent exhibitions

Visit the permanent exhibitions at the Montjüic site and the Montcada site

Permanent exhibition - Montcada site

The Montcada Venue's permanent exhibition shows a selection of around 530 pieces from various cultures in Africa, Oceania, Asia and the Americas. Distributed by continent, a set of interactive and audiovisual media help visitors to situate the objects in the context in which they were created.

Go to the Montcada Venue's permanent exhibition

Permanent exhibition - Montjüic site

The Parc Montjuïc Venue's permanent exhibition is entitled “Feeling the Heritage” and is dedicated to explaining how an object, whatever it may be, is impregnated with the character of the community that conceived and used it.

Go to the Montjuïc Venue's permanent exhibition

Temporary exhibitions

In addition to the exhibitions of the permanent collection, the Museu Etnològic i de Cultures del Món proposes different programs of temporary exhibitions of various formats and approaches. At both locations you can find everything from small-format exhibitions to exhibitions that avoid closed narratives, or others that invite critical reflection. Discover the different temporary exhibition programs of the Museu Etnològic i de Cultures del Món.

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Guided tours, educational, family activities, cycles, conferences. The Museu Etnològic i de Cultures del Món offers a regular, plural and transversal program of activities aimed at very diverse audiences. Consult here the entire program of activities of the museum.

Seu Parc Montjuïc

diumenges 11 febrer (Festes de Santa Eulàlia), 3 març, 7 abril de 2024

Dracs malvats, dracs fantàstics

Seu Montcada

4 de febrer, 3 de març, 7 d’abril, 5 de maig, 2 de juny i 7 de juliol de 2024

4 peces, 4 continents


Les col·leccions del Museu Etnològic i de Cultures del Món de Barcelona abasten aspectes molt diversos de les formes de viure i les seves representacions simbòliques de gran varietat de cultures d’arreu del món. Els fons estan formats pels testimonis materials i la documentació de context generada durant les campanyes de recol·lecció que el museu ha dut a terme.