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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.
This archaeological site is located in the basement of the Santa Caterina Market and seeks to provide an insight into the development of this area of the city from prehistoric times to the present day.
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.
The Centre d'Interpretació is located inside one of the gatehouses of the Park Güell, and was designed to give a greater understanding of Gaudí's work: a wonderful amalgam of architecture and nature.
The building that was once a veil weaver’s house is now the home of a branch of the city’s history museum, the MUHBA, in the old Jewish Quarter, El Call. Its purpose is to provide an insight into the major contributions made by this community during the Middle Ages.
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.