From historical figures in art, literature, science, royalty and more, immerse yourself and get up close to wax-figures of history's most recognised names.

Time stops while the wax comes to life on this tour of the history of knowledge and mankind through the ages with its most representative figures. In the museum you will be able to enjoy surprising scenes and admire the skill of the creators and thinkers of all time.

Highlights:

  • Neo-Classical Style Building, built in the 19th Century
  • Located just off La Rambla
  • Over 300 wax figures, featuring famous names and faces in history and pop culture
  • Immersive set décor and audio-visual effects

Did you know

- Despite her reputation as a beautiful temptress, Cleopatra's best asset was her intelligence - she spoke as many as 12 languages and was educated in mathematics, philosophy and astronomy.

- Surrealist artist Salvador Dali designed the Chupa Chups logo in 1969

- Physicist Albert Einstein was offered the ceremonial post of "President of the State of Israel" in 1952 but he declined the offer 

Housed in a beautiful neo-classical style building,  in a small square just off La Rambla, the Museu de Cera, or Barcelona Wax Museum features hundreds of expertly crafted wax figures of Kings, Queens, infamous criminals, scientific geniuses, musicians, artists and more. Don't miss their dedicated section to Spanish-Catalan history featuring important personalities to the history of the region. 

A must-do for the whole family, prepare to be amused and entertained as you come face-to-face to some of the world's most famous figures!

The tour takes about 1 hour, and starts at the spectacular staircase and ends after the most mysterious area of the museum.

How to get there:

Metro: Drassanes (L3)

Bus: 14, 18, 36, 57, 59, 64, 91, D20

see the: full list of attractions included

Monday 10.00 - 13.30 & 16.00 - 19.30
Tuesday 10.00 - 13.30 & 16.00 - 19.30
Wednesday 10.00 - 13.30 & 16.00 - 19.30
Thursday 10.00 - 13.30 & 16.00 - 19.30
Friday 10.00 - 13.30 & 16.00 - 19.30
Saturday 11.00 - 14.00 & 16.30 - 20.30
Sunday 11.00 - 14.00 & 16.30 - 20.30
7 July - 24 September
Monday 10.00 - 22.00
Tuesday 10.00 - 22.00
Wednesday 10.00 - 22.00
Thursday 10.00 - 22.00
Friday 10.00 - 22.00
Saturday 10.00 - 22.00
Sunday 10.00 - 22.00

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Address:

Passatge de la Banca, 7, 08002 Barcelona

Telephone:

0034 933 17 26 49

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