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Parc de Joan Miro

Parc de Montjuic, 08038 Barcelona, Spain (Formerly Parc de Joan Miro)
00 34 93 443 94 70
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Ranked #28 of 288 Attractions in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Dining
Fee: Yes
Owner description: The Fundació Joan Miró hosts an extensive collection of his works...
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Dining
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Fundació Joan Miró hosts an extensive collection of his works, from his training and beginnings in Barcelona and Paris, to the artistic avant-garde of the time -a dynamic artistic process that would lead him to forge his unique, unmistakable style.Miró's works are shown alongside a wide variety of temporary exhibitions by other artists - a fact that is reflected in the Foundation's full name of Centre for the Study of Contemporary Art.
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Jerusalem, Israel
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I'm a big enthusiast of Joan Miró (my wife is not so much...) so this was a great visit for me. This museum holds some of Miró's best works in sketches, drawings, paintings, sculptures, textiles and ceramics. I especially love his Mercury fountain sculpture - I can look at it for hours - it grasps you just like sea waves,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

We had seen two Miro exhibitions before and we had high expectations to truly understand him. However the previous exhibition we had seen in Wienna same fall was much better. Also audio guide was not as informative as earlier experiences.

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Vancouver, Canada
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Although I'm not a fan of Surrealism in art (except for some of Dali's work), this visit to the Montjuic museum edifice of Miro's foundation was an interesting experience. The architecture is a somewhat iconic example of 20th century simplistic modernism, the exponents a rather comprehensive collection of aspects of the artist's productivity. Included is a library, and some running... More 

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Cambridge, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Joan Miro founded this museum as a place to showcase his art. It was interesting, worth a visit, but for me, not a highlight-- Barcelona has so much that is totally fabulous. They have a different audio guide set-up that for us didn't flow well so we struggled with that.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I guess I am trailer trash, as this Museo did absolutely nothing for me. My friends loved it so much they went back. I went to the Roman museum just down the hill instead, and enjoyed it a lot more. Different strokes for different folks.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

From other reviews, I couldn't really tell if this museum would be worth going to, especially as it is not near a lot of Top Ten Barcelona highlights. After visiting, I can say that if you enjoy Miro, you should not miss this museum. The entire facility was amazing, from the building to the way the exhibits were organized to... More 

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Herzliya, Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The Joan Miro museum presents an extensive retrospective of the artist work in a nice set-up. The audio was a bit expensive (Euro 5) but worth it. I liked the statues, which I had not been that familiar with previously. Especially Calder's mercury fountain, which was a nice surprise.

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This is also part of the Art ticket museums and a wonderful, wonderful place. The breath of the holdings is very impressive, the architecture is wonderful, and the building itself a work of art. Alongside the Picasso Museum, this is a must see for anyone with an appreciation for art. It is located on the hill overlooking the city, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Fundacio Miro probably isn't on everybody's hitlist in Barcelona, but as fans of his work we were keen to see it. We caught an inexpensive taxi up to the top of the hill, got there for opening time and wandered the galleries in relative peace. Miro's work is so colourful, on occasion cheeky and on other occasions (such as his... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Quite an impressive museum. Beautiful view from the rooftop. Lots of great information on Miro - I learned a lot about his history, family, and most importantly his art. The audio guide is great and well worth the fee. A very serene, relaxing setting. If you walk up from the city center prepare for a lengthy, but enjoyable hike.

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