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The museum MNAC is housed in the Palau Nacional, a landmark building dating from the 1929 International Exhibition of Barcelona. It is located on Montjuïc Hill, a privileged setting which boasts unique, magnificent views of Barcelona.
The galleries of the Fundació Fran Daurel opened in 2001 in the Poble Espanyol, or Spanish Village, on Montjuïc Hill.
CaixaForum, the Museum and Cultural Centre of "La Caixa" Community Projects, is housed in one of Barcelona's landmark buildings, the Casaramona textile mill, a jewel of industrial modernista architecture designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch.
The Casa-Museu Gaudí was built in 1904 as a show house in the Park Güell which was originally designed as a garden-city in Barcelona. Gaudí made it his home, and it still contains some of his personal objects and mementoes.
The CCCB is one of the major infrastructures from the 1990s. All its activities focus on the theme of the city and urban phenomena, analysed from every point of view and cultural discipline.
The Fundació Antoni Tàpies is housed in one of Barcelona's most important modernista landmarks, designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner, and showcases one of the largest collections of art works by the Catalan artist.
The Fundació Joan Miró is located in Montjuïc Park in a magnificent Mediterranean-style building designed by Josep Lluís Sert, and houses the most important public collection of works by Joan Miró.
Located in the centre of Barcelona's historic old town, the MACBA has more than 20,000 m2 of floor space showcasing contemporary creativity. Its programme explores the visual arts, performance, dance, film, music, events and includes pioneering educational activities.
Nowhere else in Barcelona better encapsulates the city's history, religious art, guilds and the monarchs who governed the city throughout the centuries, than the cathedral.
The Museu Frederic Marès is located in the heart of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, in part of the former royal palace which was once home to the Counts of Barcelona. The museum includes an extensive and valuable collection of art works and objects which Frederic Marès collected throughout his life.
The Museu Palmero is located in the Vall d'Hebron district of Barcelona in a 15th-century Catalan farmhouse which has been declared a landmark of historic and artistic interest, making it a must for lovers of architecture and painting.
The Museu Picasso is housed in five Catalan-Gothic-style palazzos dating from the 13th and 14th centuries, and opened to the public in 1963. It is now an essential museum for anyone wanting to find out about the artist's formative years.