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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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  • Average7%
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“roman ruins” (184 reviews)
“roman times” (49 reviews)
“audio guide” (152 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 2 days ago

My son age 17 wanted to see the historic museum and it turned out to be a fascinating visit and explained the Roman influence as well as how advanced the city was. Learned a lot about the history of Barcelona in 2 hours. The audiotour...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum, practically next to the Cathedral, is a good place to visit. There is a video shown at the very beginning of the visit which gives a good overview of how Barcelona developed. The Roman ruins in the basement are remarkable well preserved and...More

Thank sus67
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved the set up! View ancient Roman city beneath the Barri Gottic. User friendly audio guided tour. Definitely worth the low price of admission.

Thank Allison M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This musem it's amazing, the elevator takes you waaaay back trough the years and you can see how Barcelona looked like centuries ago, when was a Roman city called Barcino .Everything is so well explained, sorry don't miss it. We'll bought the tickets at the...More

Thank Mellzzyy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Although somewhat hidden, this museum is truly remarkable, painting a picture of Barcelona back into Roman times. The artifacts are painstakingly preserved and well presented. Bring comfortable walking shoes, and keep in mind that, downstairs, the temperature is controlled, that is warm and dry, to...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 6 days ago

This history museum starts with a tour through the excavated remains of the roman and medieval city that is under the exiting walkways around the Cathedral and Roman wall. Quite eery at times with very good audio and some visuals to help make sense of...More

Thank Gaurima
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't read much about the museum before going, so the quality took me by surprise. My mom and I received our own individual headsets so we could pick which audio points to listen to in our own language. I enjoyed the movie early on...More

Thank mmoose4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow what a huge amount of partially exposed ruins! Excellent metal walkways to wander above the ruins, in the basement. There is also a free walking tour of other Roman ruins that have been exposed in the area including a humongous column found between 2...More

Thank NCdianab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this museum by accident, when were were lost, and I am very pleased we did. I was most impressed with the roman city discovered under the museum, a gem of a find, I have never seen anything like it before, so well preserved....More

Thank teresa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is incredible even if it might not look it from the outside. After you enter the museum past the small gift shop, they have an audio guide to narrate your visit, which includes a video showing the expansion of Barcelona in the past...More

Thank EliBak
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood 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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