Barcelona City History Museum (MUHBA)
Barcelona City History Museum
What It Is:
A museum built atop (and inside) 2,000 year old Roman ruins – remnants of the ancient town of Barcino. It’s a great way to get a sense of the incredible depth of life this city has seen.
Where It’s Located:
In the heart of Barcelona’s Old City. | Google Map
Why We Love It:
In this beautiful collection, visitors are literally dropped into sprawling Roman ruins from 2,000 years ago. For those who like to have an historical perspective when they travel, this place offers a deep dive. It might even give you insight on the remarkable complexity of Catalonia’s current political situation.
- If you like history, you’ll appreciate making this museum a part of your time in Barcelona. It’s €7 (includes audioguide) for an adult entry, so not a huge gamble.
- For Museum is free all day on the first Sunday of the month, as well as every other Sunday after 3:00pm. Audioguides not included on free admission days.
- Other Tips:
- There are a variety of museum passes and cards available for visitors to the city, and the Barcelona Card is one that includes this museum.
For More Barcelona Travel Recommendations…
Check out our Gimme Some Barcelona Travel Guide, which includes a constantly-updated list of our best recommendations on where to stay, what to do, and where to eat in Barcelona. Plus, we’ve also shared a bunch of our best Barcelona-specific travel tips, so that you can navigate the city like a local.
Also, feel free to download our Gimme Some Barcelona Google Map, which includes all of the recommendations listed in our travel guide.