Maritime Museum Barcelona in former Royal Shipyard boatsheds
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Maritime Museum Barcelona in former Royal Shipyard boatsheds

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Updated: Sep 22, 2021

by: Barcelona Travel Hacks

Maritime Museum Barcelona

Summary: Former shipyards of Drassanes that housed up to 30 galleys. Now the maritime museum housing a varied collection from small fishing vessels to a large royal galley.

Address: Av. de les Drassanes S/N, Barcelona. 08002

Summary of Prices:

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information
Adult Zone 1 T-casual € 10.00 17-29 years, Over 65, 5 Euros
Child T-familiar FREE For under 17 years
Group/Family Ticket: 10+ People - See Website.
Notes: FREE sundays after 15h.
Free day: Free 1st sunday of month after 15h.


About Maritime Museum Barcelona:

The Maritime Museum of Barcelona is located in the building of Drassanes Reials de Barcelona, the former royal arsenal of Barcelona which built ships between the thirteenth century and eighteenth century.

During the time of the shipyard it was capable of housing up to 50 sailing vessels within the vaults. The Front of the building facing the sea had a sloped ramp down into the water. What is now infront of the museum is on reclaimed land.

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Visiting Maritime Museum Barcelona:

The museum is broadly about the history of sailing from the early days with the history of the Spanish Navy since the Catholic Monarchs, in the 15th century, up to the present. Also contins several navigation instruments, weapons and paintings.

Although the museum does not compare to other maritime museums like the historic dockyards of portsmouth, it is worth the visit to see the vast vaulted roof, The royal galley and shooner Santa Eulalia.

Barcelona Maritime Museum MMB opening hours

Monday to Sunday: 10:00h to 20:00h (last access permitted at 19:00h).

Sundays after 15:00h: free entry.

Closed: December 25th and 26th, and January 1st and 6th. December 24th and 31st the museum closes on 15:00h.

Getting To Maritime Museum Barcelona:

Nearest TMB Metro is Drasanes on the green (L3) line.

Weather for Barcelona:

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Street Map Port of Barcelona

PDF: Street Map Port of Barcelona
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Metro Map Drassanes

PDF: Metro Map Drassanes


BCN04 - Historic Port of Barcelona

City walk in Barcelona in Old port area via Maritime museum, Torre Colon, Maremagnum shoping centre, Boat tours, Post office, Our lady of Mercy Basilica and Wax museum.

Distance: 3.69 Km

Difficulty: Easy

Return Travel Fare: T-Casual Zone 1

Transport Network: Barcelona Metro

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