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Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC

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An art museum containing hundreds of pieces from the medieval age to the 19th century.
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Palau Nacional. Parc de Montjuic | Palau Nacional, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to visit, the outside alone is awesome and great to explore, easy to find and accessibility to public trans po is great

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 481maricarp
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great museum, expensive food. But the view is spactacular. Best to get there using hop-on-hop-off. Avoid the peddlers.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tom L
Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum is housed in a lovely palace built for the 1929 Fair. The collection of Catalan and Spanish Gothic is very extensive. It’s romanesque frescos are unique. Many of them once adorned small, rural churches in the Pyrenees and other areas in Catalonia where...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Many people visit this part of Barcelona to witness the Magic Fountains rather than to climb further up the Parc de Montjuic to sample this superb monument to Catalan culture. The gallery has two main sections and we decided to concentrate on the modern art...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Swetrat
Reviewed 3 days ago

There are many beautiful frescoes exhibited from various churches as well as paintings of Catalan artists who are not well-known but who are of high quality. There is a a smaller representation of famous Italian and dutch painters of high quality. The Botanical gardens are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entry to the museum was free thanks to our Barcelona card. The museum houses 1000 years of art developed in Barcelona. It includes medieval Roman art, Gothic art, renaissance, and baroque art, and modern art. It’s not just paintings, but also sketches, photographs, carved...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sinjana .
Reviewed 1 week ago

it is on top of a hill over looking the city. the views from the front of the building we as great as the at art work inside

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank brikelly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from the roof top of Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya is stunning. you can take a bus or subway and get off at Placa de Espana. You can go up to the top of the hill where the museum is located by using...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lamasusa28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not view the inside of the museum, but only strolled around on the outside. Sitting on top of a hill close to the olympic venues, the view from the top was breathtaking. Getting there was easy, just using the Hop-on Hop-off Bus. Even...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FrankNamibia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Montjuïc is a hill in Barcelona…you could probably walk but we took the metro to the Espanya stop and strolled the rest of the way. On the top of the hill is the MNAC or Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya. We didn’t go in but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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17 December 2018|
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Response from NorwichCarrow | Reviewed this property |
The terraces in front of the museum are open to all, you only need to pay for admission to the museum itself. The terraces give great views over the fountains, especially when the Musicam fountains are playing.
Kate Y
8 August 2018|
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Response from Jeremy R | Reviewed this property |
You can use either but sometimes you get no cell phone reception
Kathi S
28 September 2017|
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Response from Wayfarer8850 | Reviewed this property |
We also just jumped off the bus and purchased whilst there. No problem. Have a great time. The view is stunning, especially from the roof