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Picasso Museum, Barcelona

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Admire fine 20th century works by one of Spain’s most beloved artists at Picasso Museum. The museum is housed in five medieval palaces and contains over 3,500 pieces of Picasso’s work. Observe Picasso’s evolution as an artist by seeing some of his childhood drawings as well as many of his later works. Pick up an audio guide at the entrance to hear background information on the pieces and the life of the artist. Put Picasso Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Barcelona vacation generator.
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  • We didn't actually go to this museum. We had been to Madrid where we saw a huge exhibit of Picasso and we did not have the time to visit this museum. Hopefully next time! We did go to the gift shop ho...  more »
  • The harrowing free tickets lines that took 1 hours to line and then one hour to wait for your time slot to visit, does not make the experience good. Don't get me wrong it is still a great Picasso muse...  more »
  • This where it all started. The museum is wonderful and informative. I suggest the oral guide. Go early, avoid the lines. The building itself is beautiful, many facts about early Picasso.  more »
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  • If you like art and a fan of Picasso, this is a great place to go to see his works, and there are lots to see. We were lucky to see this as it was on a Sunday and it was pretty much fully booked we got the last 2 tickets 6pm to 7pm i believe fortunately and it was free Tip museum is free on Sundays after 3pm and First Sunday of every month. So book your reservation online and plan ahead as you have fixed slot times. I am so so with art there are some things i like and some things I don’t but I really enjoyed this, was interesting to see how he explored and educated himself via his works.
  • The artwork is exceptional and lays out the foundation of Picasso's mastery and his evolution over the years very well. The interiors need to be a bit more airy / brighter (take a cue from the Miro foundation), and the artwork were not always in the right order / logical progression. Also - what's with the no picture policy. I understand no flash but there's pretty much no reason to not allow people to take photos of works they admire.
  • Very enjoyable gallery has a full selection of Pablo Picasso's different ages of painting. Fair prices of entrance with student tickets of 7 euros. I was very impressed by Picasso so I enjoyed a lot. The gift shop is also very recommended.
  • The museum is free for student. If you forget to bring the student certificate, youcan prove it by logging in to school account. This museum has marvelous drawings of early Picasso that show how his drawing styles change over time. During these days there is also a temporary exhibition of portraits of Picasso. One bad thing: when I first visited this place on Sunday afternoon, the tickets were all sold out so I had to revisit on Tuesday.
  • Absolutely unacceptable! Not only my family waited in the sun to get a ticket for half an hour, but they also experienced a terrible amount of rudeness from the staff! How ridiculous is it that the staff can just "assume" that the costumers are taking photos just by seeing a person holding a phone? What right does the staff have to "in general" talk impolitely to costumers and call the adviser just for the hell of it? If you (staff) found sense to do that, somewhere in the miserable amount of brain I can witness, then you are absolutely unprofessionally useless for this job and deserve nothing but to get fired! Picasso is great, but a nice atmosphere is of no less importance.