Mammoth Museum, Province of Barcelona

Take a step back in time to the Ice Age era with a visit to Mammoth Museum. The site pays tribute to our human predecessors through a series of paleontology exhibits. Life-size replicas and prehistoric animal skeletons line the Gothic gallery, along with reproduced cave paintings and Ice Age relics. Touch, feel, and smell the real tusks and teeth of a mammoth, and tour through ivory tusk carvings from all over the world. The museum has a special section of activities, drawings, and puzzles that caters to children, and self-guided tour books are available in many different languages. Using our world travel planner, Barcelona attractions like Mammoth Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Already, the Museum seems closed since a little while... Too bad this would interest my children Museum is still reported on the boards yet...
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  • It is a small but very interesting Museum, the best is the part of the mammoth and Saber-toothed Tiger.
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  • Here is a perfect place to learn about animals that lived on Earth, their stories and the incredible being.
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Because the city's metro system makes traveling from area to area relatively painless, you have more flexibility in choosing a place to stay. Barceloneta, the neighborhood surrounding the city beach is somewhat removed from the city center, making its hotels popular with families. Only a 15-minute walk from the center, Barceloneta has a more laid-back beach atmosphere but still offers several restaurants and entertainment options. Farther away from the beach and closer to the city center, El Born is a charming neighborhood well-known for its restaurants and lively bar scene. Eixample is also popular as it is more central and home to some of the city's best shopping and tourist sites, including La Sagrada Familia. For a more traditional experience, consider staying in the Gothic Quarter, the heart of Old Barcelona. This picturesque neighborhood boasts a tight network of historical architecture with boutique hotels and traditional restaurants.
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