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Museu de la Musica

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Address: L'Auditori. Lepant, 150, 08013 Barcelona, Spain
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Large collection of musical instruments

This is not an obligatory place to visit for the standard Barcelona tourist. If you are, however, interested in musical instruments, this is the right place for you. The museum... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2014
Sebastian W
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Traunstein, Germany
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Traunstein, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

This is not an obligatory place to visit for the standard Barcelona tourist. If you are, however, interested in musical instruments, this is the right place for you. The museum shows a large collection of musical instruments from ancient and tribal ones to contemporary instruments from all over the world. They explain the development of music through the ages. Unfortunately... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed the guided tour through the guitars and all the history described by our very knowledgeable guide. Wonderful collection of many types of instruments in general and interesting history of evolution of musical instruments. We enjoyed a private guitar concert by Jacob, who was a very accomplished musician. It was a very well spent two hours and I... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

The collection of instruments here is incredible, it is large enough to spend over an hour reading and experiencing all this place has to offer. Even for non-musicians it is well worth a visit.

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Thank Benjamin R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed myself in the great collection of musical instruments. The panels are informative with the history of music and the evolution involved. You can listen to the "concert" easily from the exhibition area. The temporary exhibition is also very nice with audios.

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Thank Kit Y
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

It will be wonderful if you could attend a concert inside this very artistic work of art! But if time is not allowed, just go in for an hour of guided tour, you won't be disappointed!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

After seeing a lot of Gaudi architecture and the Miro museum, the museu de la Musica was a real treat! There was a wonderful exhibition about the history of "recording" music, starting with the creation of musical notation. As an American, it was also a treat to see so many old European instruments, particularly pianos and organs. The funny thing... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013

If you are in Barcelona and are even mildly interested in musical instruments you must visit the Museu de la Musica. It is ultra-modern and has the most wonderful collection of instruments you will ever find. You will, without question, see instruments you never knew existed. It is divided into percussion, string, wind, etc. sections, all divided off by floor... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013 via mobile

Spent 2 hrs on a Saturday afternoon. Very interesting collection. Many pieces are extremely detailed - lovely craftsmanship. We were 4 in our group and found ourselves alone in the museum - there were 4 employees also. We paid the basic entry fee only - at 4 pm there was a concert by a classical guitarist - but the staff... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2013

Beauty unrestrained in the smallest Opera house i know ... just another ingenious architectural treasure of Barcelonal!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2013

We spent one hour here looking at the incredible array of different instruments from all over the world - many of which we'd never heard of. There are interesting captions about the instruments and a room where you can try play the instruments; including a harp, electric guitar, cello, organ etc. Some children would probably find it boring because there's... More 

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Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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