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Fundacio Joan Miro

Parc de Montjuic, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 43 94 70
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The Fundació Joan Miró was created by Miró himself, at first principally with works from his own private collection, with a desire to set up an internationally recognised centre in Barcelona for Miró scholarship and contemporary art research, and to disseminate the collection. The Fundació opened to the public on 10 June 1975 and has since become a dynamic centre in which Joan Miró's work coexists with cutting-edge contemporary art. With an interdisciplinary approach, the Fundació organises temporary exhibitions of 20th and 21st century artists as well as academic activities and projects in collaboration with other institutions and organisations. Through its exhibition and educational programmes, the Fundació Joan Miró explores lines of research linked to the work of Miró and to contemporary art. The Fundació is located in a building designed by Josep Lluís Sert, making it one of the few museums anywhere in the world in which the complicity between artist and architect underpins the dialogue between the works and the space that houses them. The Fundació offers an overview of the landscapes of Joan Miró's art and life, creating an enriching dialogue with other artists from the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Parc de Montjuic, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 43 94 70
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Reviewed March 4, 2016

Really enjoyed Miro's art. Was also great to see so many young school children enjoying the colours and stories of the works on display. Beautiful location as well.

Thank Jane C
Reviewed March 2, 2016

My favorite artist is Joan Miro so I was very excited to visit this place. It shows different sides of this great artist. I loved it.

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed February 28, 2016

Superior experience to the "sister location" in Palma, Mallorca. Here you get a feel for the different styles of Miro during the different decades which is quite different from the "standard" Miros you find in other museums. Well worth a visit if you're in town.

Thank Leif-Olof W
Reviewed February 28, 2016

With so many choices in Barcelona and so little time, we had to be discriminate in choosing the attraction to visit. Fondacion Miro was an obvious choice for us. As the funicular to Montjuic was not in service when we went there, we had to...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2016

We took the subway to this museum and when we go off a local showed us the way. He took us on a long round about way to get there but once we got there, we really enjoyed the visit. This museum has a great...More

Thank Mouseie
Reviewed February 25, 2016

This museum dedicated to Joan Miro is a beautiful structure full of wonderful Miro works, very colorful, very approachable modern art. It is set in Montjuic Parc, so getting there is half the fun.

Thank Gene15217
Reviewed February 23, 2016

This is a world famous modern art museum & it's very nice, but my favorite place to spend the day in Barcelona is Parc Guell; 37 acres of Antoni Gaudi's buildings, towers, fountains, sculptures, mosaics of metals, glass & ceramics. It was built from 1900...More

Thank Sarina_Megna
Reviewed February 21, 2016

I had to visit this place after discovering Miro a few years ago. Admittedly, it's not everyone's 'cup of tea' but if you appreciate art in all it's forms, you'll enjoy the foundation. A lot of Miro's works are here, plus exhibitions from different artists....More

Thank Fiona B
Reviewed February 19, 2016

Excellent collection for whomever loves Miro or modern art. We visited on a hot day when we enjoyed the coll air inside, the modern building and the extensive collection. I was surprised to have our friends, who usually like more realistic, traditional art, have a...More

Thank portita
Reviewed February 19, 2016

It was a nice museum in which you can really see the evolution of Miro's work thoughout his life but I was quite disapointed by the fact that there are hardly any other artists' pieces.

Thank GrPerche
Beyond the four columns standing guard at the Plaça
Espanya, beyond even the extravagant and colorful
fountains guiding your way up the boulevard, stands
the impressive and towering structure of the Palau
Nacional, the national museum. At this very spot in
front of the cascades of the central fountain, Freddie
Mercury and Montserrat Caballe gave the performance of
their lifetimes to welcome the 1992 Olympic Games to
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June 5, 2017|
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Response from 211angelao | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can get a train from the centre, I forget which stop but it is only a short walk to Miro exhibition and close by is the National Gallery so you could do the two easily on the one day. Return train ticket was only 5... More
April 25, 2017|
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Response from Joan Miró F | Property representative |
Yes, the museum opens on Sundays from 10 to 15 h. We recommend to check the webside agenda for special opening hours or days.
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January 29, 2017|
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Response from Joan Miró F | Property representative |
Yes, you can take pictures except in one room dedicated to work on paper.
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