Museu d'Història de Catalunya
The museum opened in 1996 in Barcelona with the aim of disseminating the history of Catalonia. It is housed in the former general warehouse in the old port, the Port Vell, which was built in 1901 and is known as the Palau del Mar.
The permanent exhibition traces the history of Catalonia from its distant roots to the present day in an interactive and innovative way. The Museu d'Història de Catalunya layout is structured chronologically, in eight areas, set out on four floors, and includes authentic recreations of historical settings, as well as everyday items such as food and clothing. The museum also stages temporary exhibitions and hosts other activities which make the museum a must-see attraction.
Phone: 932 254 700
How to get there: Metro: L4 stop Barceloneta.| Bus: 14, 17, 39, 45, 51, 59, 64, 120, D20 and H16.| Barcelona Bus Turístic: stop Museu d’Història de Catalunya.
Web site: www.mhcat.cat
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