What It Is:
One of the most complete collections of Picasso’s work available anywhere, it’s a must-see while taking in the magic of El Born in the Old Town of Barcelona.
Where It’s Located:
In the charming El Born neighborhood, near Parc de la Ciutatella. | Google Map
Why We Love It:
El Born is one of the most visited neighborhoods in Barcelona, and this excellent collection of Picasso’s great early works makes it a perfect cultural pairing to better understand the soul of this great city.
- Book your tickets in advance. Even if Picasso isn’t really your thing, his impact on the world of painting, and the world-at-large, is undeniable. Definitely go see it, and take advantage of online booking to save you a lot of time in line.
- Thursdays from 6:00pm-9:30pm are free and open to the public. Free tickets run on scheduled entry times and are limited in number. Due to demand, you can book tickets for this coveted free entrance up to four days in advance on the Picasso Museum’s website.
- The first Sunday of every month is also free.
- Some of our favorite tapas places are right in the neighborhood – have a look at our map at the bottom of this page to see some of our favorite places located near the 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.