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Barcelona Egyptian Museum

Calle Valencia, 284, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 88 01 88
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Calle Valencia, 284, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Eixample
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stairs. A bit confusing, not a straight guided path. Not everything is in English. For interested minds.

Thank WorldTravelOne
MuseuEgipci, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barcelona Egyptian Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comment. We will continue to work on improving.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my 1st visit and I'll do it again every time I'm in Barcelona , well organized details about the Egyptian history and information about most of the important details of our fascinating art and history .

Thank shenoudaesmat
MuseuEgipci, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barcelona Egyptian Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your visit and your comment which, undoubtedly, encourages us to continue our mission. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 5 November 2017

We heard about the Egyptian Museum while on the Hop on Hop off Bus .. So as we love History we had to visit. So glad we did . The Museum is not Huge but covers 4 floors . Very modern building . It is...More

Thank David P
MuseuEgipci, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barcelona Egyptian Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit. We regret to inform you that currently the cafeteria on the museum's terrace is closed. We will be happy to see you again.

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were staying at Hotel Claris, which offers admission to the museum. We were pleasantly surprised. This is a well curated museum on two floors, with a library/special exhibits area. It is not huge, but is very well done. I’d give it about 90 minutes...More

Thank Pam52787
MuseuEgipci, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barcelona Egyptian Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your visit and your comment which, undoubtedly, encourages us to continue our mission. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

This was mostly a waste of time on our part. Two medium sized rooms with no audio guide as a permanent exhibition and a room with no English translation holding a temporary exhibition. The exhibits have just a short description, the museum tells no tale....More

Thank Ciprian D
MuseuEgipci, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barcelona Egyptian Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We would like to inform you that the permanent collection have the information in Catalan, Spanish and English. We have the translation of all the texts of the temporary exhibition in the Reception Desk, but unfortunately you were not informed that they were at your...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Ok so I’m biased as an Egyptologist, but this small looking museum which is from a mainly private collection is truly stunning. There actually three levels and on my visit there were two temporary exhibitions on to compliment the main artifacts on permanent display. Sacred...More

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MuseuEgipci, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barcelona Egyptian Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your visit and your comment which, undoubtedly, encourages us to continue our mission. We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We were very impressed with this museum. It has some beautiful and fascinating artefacts from ancient Egypt, including a few mummies and some stunning jewellery!

Thank PB60
MuseuEgipci, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barcelona Egyptian Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your visit and your comment which, undoubtedly, encourages us to continue our mission.

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This museum was one of the best curated museums I've been to; it was beautifully presented, seemed brand new and super modern, with small descriptions that weren't overwhelming but were very interesting. All of the descriptions were in Spanish and English except for the temporary...More

Thank gsam04
MuseuEgipci, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barcelona Egyptian Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your visit and your comment. Please accept our sincere apologies for not having given you access to the texts written in the most understandable way for you in the temporary exhibit. We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Many mummies, many many burial artifacts. One of the best Egyptian collections I've seen. Includes a section on animals in Egyptian art, and another that presents artifacts that are similar to those found in King Tut's tomb - along with pictures that illustrate those similarities.

Thank Roadrunner32
MuseuEgipci, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barcelona Egyptian Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thanks for your visit and your comment which, undoubtedly, encourages us to continue our mission.

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

A number of artifacts can be appreciated in this museum however the bottom floor did not have and translations into English.More

1  Thank Adam A
MuseuEgipci, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barcelona Egyptian Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thanks for your visit and your comment. We would like to inform you that we have the translation of all the texts in the Reception Desk, but unfortunately you were not informed that they were at your disposal. Please accept our sincere apologies for not...More

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