Located within walking distance from the fountain of Montjuïc, is one of the most attractive sites in Barcelona for its unique setting, featuring contemporary art, architecture, cuisine, crafts and trade.

Built in 1929 for the International Expo, it has become since a synthesis of the architectural and cultural richness of Spain,  with 30 artisans who make unique pieces of pottery, glass and leather, among many others. Another appealing site in this exhibition is the Fran Daurel Museum, authors of contemporary art as Picasso, Dalí, Miró, Tàpies or Barceló.

Highlights:

  • Architectural museum
  • Restaurants
  • Delicatessens
  • Craft workshops
  • Boutiques
  • Contemporary Art
  • Fran Daurel Museum

Did you know

- The Architectural Museum is the fourth most popular attraction in Barcelona, after the Sagrada Familia, The Aquarium and the Museum FC Barcelona

- A Barcelona variant of paella is fideuà, which is with thin noodles instead of rice

- The Sculpture Garden in Poble Espanyol contains 36 sculptures by 27 different artists covering 3000m²

Things to see:

Architectural Museum

Discover 117 buildings, streets and squares from all around Spain have been reproduced to full-scale in the Poble Espanyol’s Architectural Museum. Voted fourth most popular attraction in Barcelona, a visit to this incredible replica village will give you a real sense of Spanish architectural history. Built in 1929 for the Barcelona International Exhibition, the aim was to create an ‘ideal model’ of an Iberian village bringing together all of the defining characteristics of the peninsular villages.

Fran Daurel Museum and Sculpture Garden

If you are a fan of contemporary art, the Fran Daurel Museum is a must on your visit to the Poble Espanyol. Showcasing over 300 different works of art over by range of different artists such as Picasso, Miró, Dalí, Tàpies, Barceló and Chillida, in all medium from painting, sculpture, drawings and ceramics. Walk through the Sculpture Garden, an abstract contemporary pathway, featuring 36 contemporary sculptures. This immersive outdoor exhibition showcases cast iron, marble, steel and bronze sculptures leading you through the vast garden.

How to get there:

    Metro: Plaza Espanya (L1)
    Bus: 23,13, 150 (Stop Plaza Espanya)
    Train: Plaza Catalunya ( Line 1)

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Contact venue for specific museum and gallery opening times.
Monday 09.00 – 20.00
Tuesday 09.00 – 00.00
Wednesday 09.00 – 00.00
Thursday 09.00 – 00.00
Friday 09.00 – 03.00
Saturday 09.00 – 04.00
Sunday 09.00 – 00.00
Last Admission: 1 hour before closing

Closed: 25th - 26th December, 1st January (open 11th January 11th – 8th February: 09.00 – 20.00)

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Address:

Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 13. 08038

Telephone:

+34 93 508 63 00

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