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Art Museum

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya

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Art museum: unique Medieval mural paintings, modernism interiors, XXc art
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Benet
Benet
November 23, 2019
"National Art Museum of Catalonia"), abbreviated as MNAC, is the national museum of Catalan visual art located in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Situated on Montjuïc hill at the end of Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina, near Pl Espanya, the museum is especially notable for its outstanding collection…
Ana
Ana
July 14, 2019
It is the museum of national art of Catalonia.
Oli
Oli
March 01, 2019
This museum is located in Monjuïc hill so once you're in here you'll get to see amazing panoramic view of Barcelona.
Phil And Fiona
Phil And Fiona
February 18, 2019
It’s almost a given that you need to visit a museum when you’re in a city like Barcelona but even on its own, this museum is a sight to behold itself.
Camy & Chris
Camy & Chris
July 14, 2018
This museum presents original Catalan art but is also known for its extensive collection of Romanesque paintings.

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Location
s/n Parc de Montjuïc
Barcelona, CT 08038
Phone+34 936 22 03 60
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 10:00 AM
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi
Yes
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