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Summary for Barcelona City History Museum

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"Barcelona City History Museum"

Ground floor is a large vault over preserved roman street ruins with extensive artefacts. The museum includes the Temple of Augustus and Plaza del Rei.

Address: Plaza del Rei s/n, Barcelona. 08002

Summary of prices for Barcelona City History Museum

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information
Adult Zone 1 T-casual 7.00 Euros 16-29 years, Over 65, 5.00 Euros
Child Free Under 16 Years
Group/Family Ticket: 10+ People - See Website.
Notes: Closed Mondays, Free from 15h every Sundays.
Free day: Free 1st sunday of month all day.

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About Barcelona City History Museum

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This is a museum dedicated to the history of Barcelona with strong focus on the Roman period. The museum is a collection of buildings:


Casa Padelles

Is a Gothic palace, originally located at number 25, Carrer Mercaders, in Barcelona. Due to the construction of the Via Laietana in the early 20th century, The building was disassembled in 1931 and relocated to the Plaza del Rei, in Barcelona's Gothic Quarter. Palau Padelles was built between 1497 and 1515 at the intersection of the Carrer Mercaders and Carrer Tarasco.


Count's Royal Palace and Greater Royal Palace

Is a complex of buildings that were the residence of the counts of Barcelona and Kings of Aragon. It can be described as three buildings:

Tinell Hall, built 1359 to 1362 by King Peter.

The Palatine chapel of Saint Agatha built during the reign of King James II around 1302.

Lloctinent Palace built by the Catalan Generalitat under Charles V around 1549.


In the basement the remains of the roman town of Barcino (Barcelona) were found and are preserved with a spectacular walkway route through the old streets.

I recommend allowing at least two hours to explore this museum.

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Museu Frederic Mares

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"Barcelona Roman Wall Remains"

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"Playing Cards Museum Casa Ardiaca"

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Visiting Barcelona City History Museum

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Allow one to three hours to fully explore all floors and rooms of the museum.


Barcelona History Museum MUHBA opening hours:

Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00h to 19:00h.

Sunday: 10:00h to 20:00h.

Closed: 1st January, 1st May, 24th June and 25th December.


Barcelona History Museum MUHBA free days:

1st sunday of the month all day, Every sunday after 15:00h, 24th September.

Getting To Barcelona City History Museum

Nearest TMB Metro is Juame I on the yellow (L4) line.

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Street Map Gothic Quarter PDF: Street Map Gothic Quarter
Author: Barcelona Travel Hacks
Metro Map Jaume I PDF: Metro Map Jaume I
Author: www.tmb.cat
Museum Guide History of Barcelona PDF: Museum Guide History of Barcelona
Author: www.ajuntament.barcelona.cat
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