The Shoe Museum

A collection of old shoes in the Barcelona Shoe Museum

Possibly Barcelona’s smallest museum, El Museu del Calçat (Literally: the footware museum) occupies 2 small rooms in a 16th century renaissance style building which was previously the headquarters of the Shoemakers Guild. The museum houses …

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Barcelona Design Museum – DHUB

The Barcelona design museum is located in the hyper modern Disseny Hub building next tothe Agbar tower and the new Encants Vells flea market in the 22@ district of Barcelona

The new Barcelona Design Museum opened during December 2014. The museum explores the role of design in our daily lives through 4 permanent exhibitions which were previously housed in the Museum of Decorative Arts, the …

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Barcelona Motorcycle Museum

Vintage Bultaco and Montesa motorcycles

Unfortunately the Barcelona Motorcycle Museum is no longer open to the public. The museum closed in 2018 and the collection was moved to the museum’s other location in Basella (Lleida). More information here. This small …

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The Born Cultural Centre

The Mercat del Born which now houses The Born Cultural Centre

Designed by Antoni Rovira i Trias and inaugurated in 1876, the “Mercat del Born” was Barcelona’s first cast-iron covered market and is the largest of it’s kind in Europe. It was the city’s central food …

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The Caixa Forum

A man crosses the street in front of the Caixa Forum Barcelona

More than just a modern art museum, the Caixa Forum is billed as a Cultural Centre and stages temporary exhibitions as well as concerts, arts related educational workshops and films. There are 3 main exhibition …

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Museum of Catalan Modernism

Museum of Catalan Modernism, Barcelona

The Museum of Catalan Modernism opened in 2010 and contains furniture, paintings and sculptures from two private collections exhibited in a modernist building on Carrer Balmes. The museum includes works by most of the major …

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