MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona

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Experience a wide variety of art at MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, where you’ll find a collection of Spanish, Catalonian, and European pieces divided into three time periods. The displays feature modern and contemporary artwork, but many visitors say the building’s architecture itself is worth the trip. Lectures, seminars, and films are provided for the public. There are temporary exhibits as well. English tours run daily and are included in the ticket price. There’s even a mobile application you can use to learn more about the pieces during your visit. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona and many more Barcelona attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Barcelona vacation builder.
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  • August 20, 2017
    What evil are in Barcelona with the museums! When I have visits from foreign friends I don't know where to take them because it embarrassed me so low level that exist in museums. 4 things to justify the payment of the entrance. Of course I do not recommend it at all. It makes me sad, but it is that I go out even angry because so much apathy cannot be justified.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Thanks for pointing this out on your website. Closed due to industrial action, but yippee the shop was open.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Went there to see some pictures and a look at old photos from Egypt and some first hand stories of the troubles in that area.  more »
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  • I'm an art geek, so all my gallery reviews are going to be glowing, or amusing. This place has something for everyone, including tech, science, governance and crime geeks. The Forensic Architecture exhibition was enthralling. Loved every minute of my time in the space. Bright, cool, clean. Such a great show.
  • This contemporary art museum was wonderful! When I visited this museum my favorite was the forensic Architecture exhibit! I know that the exhibits change up, but when you go a lot 2 to 3 hours to get through all the floors! I read almost every thing and took a four or five minutes to enjoy each fixture in every exhibit and it took me 4 hours to get through it all!
  • The Forensic Architecture exhibit just blew my mind. Alternately enlightening and depressing, it was not at all what I expected. A cool museum overall, but lacking some depth. A good deal for 10€.
  • Fantastic gallery, the building is beautiful in itself, great gift shop, 3 excellent and interesting exhibitions, fair entry price. Be aware of closing times - I think it closed at 3pm on the Monday I visited.
  • I have visited a huge number of museums in the US, Mexico, and Europe. This is the very worse. While being housed in a beautiful building, the "art" is junk. It was so bad I requested a refund on my ticket. Absolute nonsense, utilizing a huge amount of space. Don't waste your money (12 Euros) nor your time.

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