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Museu d'Historia de Barcelona - MUHBA

Placa del Rei, s/n | Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 56 21 22
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Ancient and medieval Barcelona in the monumental ensemble beneath Plaça del Rei, organised in the 20th century. A tour through 4,000 square metres in an underground archaeological site that takes us from Barcino to Barcinona. Exhibition on the emergence of the medieval city. Visit to the Palau Reial Major palace.
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“roman times” (52 reviews)
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Placa del Rei, s/n | Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
+34 932 56 21 22
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

fantastic place to visit, really interesting, this is free on Sunday after 3pm so you should go as this is special

Thank robertvalerie
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Amazing excavations under the city - left in place - show city's development through Roman, early Christian, Romanesque, Gothic. Extremely well done and informative. Loved it.

Thank BaileySF
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Have never seen such kind of museum before. You get underground and walk through the ancient city ruins, literally traveling through epochs and exploring the history of the place and roles it played once.

Thank Leann F
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Excellent museum with wonderful roman remains, well set out and great information including audio guide. Well worth a visit.

Thank CJB1963
Reviewed April 10, 2017

The location of this museum is really cool, right by the Catedral de Barcelona and the Barri Gotic. It doesn't look like anything from the outside, and so many tourists miss it. The museum takes you through the history of the city, starting with the...More

1  Thank Tanyatokiko
Reviewed April 10, 2017

6 meter underneath the present streets in Garri Gothic, there's a roman excavation that one can visit just by visiting MUHBA. With the help of an the trail through the roman town comes alive in mind. It's very interesting to learn of the daily life...More

1  Thank Carol V
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Barcelona may be all about Gaudi these days, and that's great. But if you are interested in the city's history going back to Roman times, this is remarkable. What impressed us most was the size and extent to which the Roman remains have been found...More

1  Thank TripRabbit
Reviewed April 7, 2017

This was the highlight of our "historical" day in Barcelona! Tucked round near the back of the cathedral, we found it quite easily. The good-value ticket gives you some above-ground history of the early Iberico settlers and a good introductory film, but the majority of...More

1  Thank Merrowmum
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

The Placa del Rei part of the Museum of the History of Barcelona sits on a location that has been continuously settled and documented by archaeological finds from pre Roman times. This museum is well organized and informative, and gives one an understanding and appreciation...More

Thank Moshe B
Reviewed April 6, 2017

The museum is located in the Placa del Rei, which is the location of the medieval Royal Palace (13th-15th century). When you first go to the museum you watch a video of the history of Barcino. You then take an elevator down to large subterranean...More

1  Thank Jill K
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
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