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Barcelona's Museu-Monestir de Pedralbes is considered to be one of the finest examples of Catalan Gothic architecture and allows us to see the artistic legacy preserved by the community of nuns from the Order of Saint Clare throughout the centuries and to find out about the way they live.
The museum is dedicated to the memory of Jacint Verdaguer, one of the leading authors of the Catalan Renaixença period, and occupies two floors of the Vil·la Joana, an 18th-century farmhouse on the Collserola Ridge.
The Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya is housed in the former Barcelona's Palace of Graphic Arts on Montjuïc, which was built for the 1929 International Exhibition. The museum takes visitors back in time to discover the distant roots of Catalonia's history while giving an insight into the lives of different related cultures from other areas of the Iberian Peninsula and the Mediterranean.
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.
Beneath the Gothic Quarter's landmark square in Barcelona lies an impressive archaeological site, which offers visitors a glimpse of what the Roman colony of Barcino was like.
This interpretation centre is located in a 14th-century building known as the House of the Rabbi or Alchemist, in the heart of Barcelona's old Jewish Quarter. It is one of the few buildings in the area whose original period features survive intact.
The Museum Marítim is located by the waterfront in one of Barcelona's finest landmark buildings: the Reials Drassanes, the medieval shipyards which are a unique example of civic Gothic architecture.
The Fundació Arqueològica Clos - Museu Egipci de Barcelona is one of Europe's foremost private collections of Egyptian art and culture, and an organisation committed to research and the study and dissemination of Ancient Egypt.
Located in the Parc de Montjuïc, the Museu Etnològic i de Cultures del Món is a space where we can reflect on the past and present of our society.
Barcelona's Museu de la Música takes you on a thought-provoking journey through the different periods in the history of music and different cultures.
Under the town of Badalona, you can visit one of Catalonia's most important archaeological ensembles from the Roman era.
El Born Centre de Cultura i Memòria is a unique and exceptional place that brings together three centuries of our history. Below the cast-iron structure of the iconic 19th century marketplace lies the Barcelona of 1700, the prosperous city that suffered the siege of 1714 and that put up an epic and heroic resistance before Catalonia's national liberties were eventually lost, yet to be restored three centuries later.