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Address: Av. Ferrer i Guardia, 6-8 | Esta Atraccion Ha Dejado de Ser Gratuita, Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 934 768 600
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The gallery offers a wide range of exhibitions of ancient, modern and...

The gallery offers a wide range of exhibitions of ancient, modern and contemporary art.

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A cultural center

The museum is located in the old Casarramona textile factory, designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch who combined the modernism style with functionality of the building that was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rijeka, Croatia

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Charleston, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to visit the Le Brun exhibition from the Louvre. Lots of staff running around but none could be bothered to sell me a ticket so I will go elsewhere.

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Rijeka, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is located in the old Casarramona textile factory, designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch who combined the modernism style with functionality of the building that was inspired by medieval castles. Today it is premier arts and cultural center with a programme filled with music, arts, poetry and literary events and a celebrated contemporary art collection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fabulous building accross from the Magic Fountain is a remodeled modernist building well worth seeing not only for the building but also for the wonderful and extremely varied.exhibitis.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love modernist architecture, I love barcelona and I appreciate good museums, art and architecture. While generalisations are always bad it is probably fair to say that the standard in what ever barcelona does is typically really quite high (and I am not even a spaniard/Catalan). I also heart a lot about La Caixa as almost a "world class institution"... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The exhibitions here are real exhibitions interesting for the locals as well. If you are looking for actual art and historical exhibitions that are something new, then this is the place to go. Certainly no Louvre, but among the best Barcelona has to offer.

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Always interesting exibitions. There are six or seven exhibition rooms with different exibitions. Always something interesting. The building is also very nice.

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Ashtead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Well worth a visit, this Forum is part of Barcelona’s well deserved reputation as a city of culture and arts. The artefacts from the Egyptian period, many borrowed from the Le Louvre for the first – and possibly last time – are particularly interesting, especially the carved statues, some of which weighed five tons

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

There were two temporary exhibitions on when I visited. One was of experimental modern works that really were not to my taste. The second was devoted to exploring the role of animals in the cultural & religious life of ancient Egypt. This exhibition might have been interesting if the descriptions and explanations had been available in English as well as... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Its close to Font Magica Montjuic, its a bit small but the best park is that you can go the roof which is a bit buit in waves, Also there are regular expositions. The children use to gather there and pratice dance moves in front of it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

We went here to see the vertical garden outside. It is so cool to see and photograph. We went inside the caixa forum to check out the cool interior and gift shop. We didn't go into any exhibits. Don't forget to take a pee break here. You won't regret it😜

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