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MUHBA Museu Historia de Barcelona

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Address: Placa del Rei, s/n. Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: +34 932 56 21 22
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Cool introduction to Barcelona. To be honest did not know much about the place before I visited but the museum helps put a lot of things into cultural perspective. Great for those... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Cool introduction to Barcelona. To be honest did not know much about the place before I visited but the museum helps put a lot of things into cultural perspective. Great for those interested in Roman and Jewish history as well.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

As someone really interested in history, I loved the museum and the look around the ruins. All signs were in Spanish and Catalan, but most also had English, and an audioguide in various languages was provided. Overall, a very informative and interesting place.

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Melissa, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We decided to go here after completing our chosen activities early, and this was amazing. The unexpected draw of this museum is that underneath the already ancient buildings, they have excavated an impressive area of very well-preserved Roman ruins. We could see where they did their laundry and where they dyed their fabric and where they made their wine. It... More 

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Carmel, Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This museum is much bigger than I thought it would be. Most of it is underground with extensive ruins. It's also very affordable and gives you access to every other MUHBA museum. Entrance includes an audio guide. There are kids versions, but only in Spanish and Catalan. The audio guides were interesting and informative. The only thing I did not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I went to this museum with no prior expectations and was blown away. The main draw of this museum is the amazingly well preserved Roman ruins under the city streets. The free audio guide helps you get a view of what the old city would have looked like and how it operated. Just amazing to think of an entire city... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Do not miss the museum! The building, the location, and the collection are very interesting. You can also visit the remains of the roman city.

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We did not get to fully view the museum. However, as a part of our Gothic Quarter tour, we did get to go in the King's chapel, the grand reception hall and the courtyard of the Palace. It is amazing to imagine that this is where Ferdinand and Isabella lived when Columbus returned from the New World. The chapel and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I visited this museum on my first day in Barcelona and it was a great way to get a historical overview of the city, for the rest of my trip I felt as though I understood the culture more and was able to relate to things that I learnt in the museum. The audio guide is excellent and gives great... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Going underground to see the ruins of the ancient fortified city was an extremely unique experience. It was a nice relatively cool diversion from the extremely hot weather in Barcelona.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Average museum up top but underneath is a remarkably conserved archeological dig of part of the original Barca roman garrison town. If you have a passing interest at least for archeology or roman history it's a must see.

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Address: Placa del Rei, s/n. Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: +34 932 56 21 22
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighborhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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