Visit the Montcada Venue

How to get there


Carrer de Montcada, 12-14
08003 Barcelona
Tel: 93 256 23 00
Email address:




L1 (estació Arc de Triomf)

L3 (estació Liceu)

L4 (estació Jaume I)



47, 120, V15, V17 -Via Laietana-Manresa stop

120, V15, V19, H 14 - Parc de la Ciutadella - Princesa stop

H16, B25, B20 -Arc de Triomf stop

Bicing - Stations

Bicing - Stations

390 -carrer del Comerç, 36

10 -carrer del Comerç, 27

358 -carrer de Gombau, 34

36 -avinguda de la Catedral, 6

115 -avinguda del Marquès de l’Argentera, 3

9 -avinguda del Marquès de l’Argentera, 13

Bus Turístic

Bus Turístic

Red Route, Barri Gòtic stop

Private vehicles

Private vehicles

The museum does not have its own car park.
Nearby car parks:

  • Born car park – Plaça Comercial, 1
  • Princesa car park – Carrer de la Princesa, 4
  • Princesa car park – via Laietana, 20

Stop Route - Metro L4

Stop Route - Metro L4

Here you can download the pdf on your mobile device with the public transport access route review at the Montjuïc headquarters for blind or shortsighted people. 


The Barcelona Institute of Culture (ICUB) works with the Municipal Institute for People with Disabilities (IMPD) in order to ensure that everyone is able to attend the city's cultural events.

As part of the process of becoming an open museum, so that everyone has access to culture, the Museu Etnològic i de Cultures del Món's Montcada Venue has:


  • Indoor spaces with no architectural barriers.
  • Accessible lifts.
  • Toilets adapted for wheelchairs.


  • Hearing loops.
  • Availability of self-supporting chairs available to the public to make the visit more comfortable.
  • Wheelchairs available for the use of visitors with reduced mobility.
  • A relief plan in the reception area and desk, with routers in this area.
  • Customer service staff can provide personalized service in sign language. For more information, contact information and reservations. 


Permanent exhibition

  • Notebook in Braille with a plan of the exhibition.
  • Graphics with typefaces and colours specifically for people with impaired vision.
  • Audio guide with audio description, subtitles (Catalan, Spanish, English and French) and sign language (Catalan and Spanish) for the most outstanding pieces.
  • Touch stations with reproductions of pieces from the permanent exhibition within reach of the public, with information in Braille and an audio guide.
  • Graphics with typefaces and colours specifically for people with impaired vision.

Temporary exhibitions

  • Notebook with a relief plan of the exhibition and exhibition texts in Braille and in large letters.
  • Spaces and furniture designed to facilitate wheelchair mobility.
  • Graphics with typefaces and colours specifically for people with impaired vision.


The Museu Etnològic i de Cultures del Món collaborates with the Apropa Cultura project, which offers cultural activities at affordable prices for people at risk of social exclusion and people with disabilities.


The Museu Etnològic i de Cultures del Món offers discounts or free admission to people with disabilities who have the Targeta Rosa Reduïda or the Targeta Rosa Gratuïta discount cards. Furthermore, free admission is granted to people who have the Metropolitan pass for companions of a person with disabilities.

Guide dogs are allowed access to the building and the exhibition halls.


Multimedia guide

The multimedia guide is a device that provides an improved performance of traditional audio guides, as it broadcasts information on the permanent exhibition in various formats (text, images, video and audio).

  • You can rent one for €3, at the museum's reception desk along with the admission fee. The guides are free for people with visual or hearing impairments.
  • The device is collected from, and returned to, the reception desk.


Imatge descriptiva de l\'element guia multimedia

Times and prices

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Further information

Online ticket sales

Remember that you can buy tickets online.

What can you do at the Montcada Venue?

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lloguer d'espais

Renting space

The Carrer de Montcada Venue, in the historic Nadal and Marquès de Llió houses, provides spaces in a privileged location, at the heart of the city's cultural, historic and tourist centre, in an architectural setting that is full of history.

Further information


The Museu Etnològic i de Cultures del Món shop, located at the venue on Carrer Montcada, is designed to enable visitors to further explore what the museum has to offer, with a range of books and articles for all audiences.

Further information
informació i reserva

Information and reservation

If you would like to receive information on the museum and its programme, make a reservation, or for any queries you may have in order to plan your visit, please contact us.

Further information