The Museum of Ancient Egyptian Culture is one of Barcelona's top unique museums due to its beautiful collection of cultural artefacts.

The musem's collection feaures jewellery, statues, stone and earthenware, cosmetics, decorated coffins and sarcophaguses, funeray artefacts, religious items and more. 

With over 1000 items on display as well as permanent and temporary exhibitions, the Museum of Ancient Egyptian Culture was founded by the Clos Archaeological Foundation, a private not-for-profit entity founded by Jordi Clos Llombart in 1992, with the mission to “promote and disseminate art in general and archaeology, in particular Ancient Egypt”.

Considered one of the best Egyptian Museums in Europe, this fascinating museum is a must-visit for any history lover.

Highlights:

  • Three main exhibition areas with temporary and permanent collections
  • Over 1000 ancient Egyptian artefacts exploring the life and customs of the ancient civilisations
  • Collection featuring items such as mummies, sarcophaguses, jewellery and more

Did you know

- Both ancient Egyptian men and women wore make-up, made from minerals and metals such as copper and lead

- Ancient Egyptians believed in more than 2,000 deities and gods

- Mummification was an expensive and time-consuming proess, reserved for the wealthier and more important members of society.

How to get there:

Metro: Passeig de Gràcia (L2, L3 i L4), Diagonal (i L5)

Bus: 7, 20, 22, 24, 39, 45, H10, V15, V17

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Summer (22 June - 11 September)
Monday 10.00 - 20.00
Tuesday 10.00 - 20.00
Wednesday 10.00 - 20.00
Thursday 10.00 - 20.00
Friday 10.00 - 20.00
Saturday 10.00 - 20.00
Sunday 10.00 - 14.00
Winter (7 Janurary - 21 June & 12 September - 30 November)
Monday 10.00 - 14.00
Tuesday 10.00 - 14.00
Wednesday 10.00 - 14.00
Thursday 10.00 - 14.00
Friday 10.00 - 14.00
Saturday 10.00 - 20.00
Sunday 10.00 - 14.00

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Address:

C/ València, 284, 08007 Barcelona

Telephone:

0034 934 88 01 88

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