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Dali Theatre-Museum (Teatro-Museo Dali)

Placa de Gala-Dali 5, E 17600 Figueres, Spain
34 972 677 500
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Ranked #1 of 9 attractions in Figueres
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Traveler Description: Hours:  Check the website for opening hours, since the hours change with seasons. Salvador Dali decided in the 1960’s to construct his museum at the... more »
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Marmande, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

I am not a fan of Dali's work but when my sister and niece were visiting they asked to go there on route to Barcelona. Figueres is just over the border from France on the Mediterranean side of the Pyrenees and easily accessible from the autopista.There is a big multistory car park next door. I had made up my mind... More

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Bloomingdale, NJ
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98 reviews 98 reviews
24 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

This museum is fun, but battling the crowds is not fun. I much prefer the Dali museum in Florida. Also, there are no audio guides, and some of the works are baffling, even to Dali fans. We eventually bought a book, small enough to carry around in their gift shop and that did help a bit. I don't think it's... More

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

A must see for Dali fans. Thoroughly enjoyable day out. We booked this as an excursion through Thomson & were treated well by the excursion company.

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Monterey, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

This was my first stop on the Dali trail. The museum itself is super and interactive (thus, the "theater" in its name). However, there are no audio guides and so it's easy to miss hidden things. I was very lucky to be standing near a group that had hired an outstanding English guide. I eavesdropped now and then and the... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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94 reviews 94 reviews
30 attraction reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

sad that we had to rush in the end - good museum but the most crowded i have ever seen - the "big" works of dali aren't there, but is certainly worth the visit

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Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain
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67 reviews 67 reviews
16 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

If you are visiting the region, make sure to find time to visit this surprising museum. Dalí is not everybody's cup of tea, but this museum will probably make you get a more balanced opinión on his art. It covers the different phases of his artistic evolution, and also offers curious installations and mixed art forms, which adds to the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We took a side trip from Barcelona to Figueres just to see this museum. Dali Museum is the number #1 reason tourists flock to Figueres. I kid you not, "flock" is the right word. It gets extremely crowded. A lot of organized tours are bussed in, and being a relatively small building, it is very difficult to make your way... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The setting is an old theater, and the museum planners use the space efficiently. Dali's work is amazing, from portraits that look like photographs to stereography to jewelry to sculpture. All the famous melted clocks are here, and the various phases of his work are clearly illustrated with large numbers of his work. In order to understand all the symbology... More

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Hawley, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Had a wonderful visit in this lovely museum, the atrium with its own sculptures and planting, the theater, and the galleries on (I think ) three floors were all wonderful. An additional treat is the "Masterpiece Room" housing pieces from Dali's collection including some dutch masters and a Bouegereau. We had two hours (including visiting the jewelry museum next door... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I was in a vacantion with my wife at Lloret de Mar (Costa Brava, Spain) and we visited this theatre museum in Figueres (buses from hour to hour from and to, 20 euros/pers). This is a place you do not have to miss if you are at Costa Brava. It was amaizing , interesting and, why not, educational. Salvador Dali... More

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