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Museum of Modernism

48 Balmes Street, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 72 28 96
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The new Museu del Modernisme opened in 2010. It is housed in a former textile factory in the centre of Barcelona, and offers visitors the chance to enjoy a cultural centre dedicated exclusively to modernist art.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
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48 Balmes Street, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 72 28 96
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Reviewed 4 January 2016

I loved this place. If you love modernist art/art nouveau, this is the place for you. It's a small museum, but lovely. Lots of beautiful stained glass works and furniture to see. Don's miss this lovely place. One of my favorite places so far to...More

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 1 December 2015

The homes for the most part are bare of furniture. At this museum you will see the stuff that filled the Catalan Modernist homes. Beautiful work, numerous stained glass pieces too. We really enjoyed this place as it gave a whole different dimension to the...More

Thank Cary K
Reviewed 29 November 2015

This is a small museum, but has some excellent modernist work, primarily by lesser-known artists. There are several striking stained glass works, sculptures, paintings, and furniture, as well as smaller decorative elements for furniture. For ten euros, as of November, 2015, it is rather expensive...More

1  Thank amfeeney
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

If you have any interest in the modernista movement then this is a totally worthwhile visit. The two floors are a wonderful space. There are beautiful pieces of furniture all around. Wonderful art and very interesting photos with a video. Good explanations. Very few people...More

Thank kktxod
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The best, small museum in Barcelona, with excellent exhibition of catalan "art nouveau". I recommend!

Thank wierzba b
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

We found this museum extremely interesting and would recommend it to anyone who enjoys skilful craftsmanship. It was a great find even though it was a small museum it had fabulous pieces on display.

Thank jellyfish18
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This is a small museum on a street parallel to the main road, but walking there from Casa Battilo gives sites of many modernist buildings, pause by open doorways to see private hallways there are many fabulous ones we saw and probable many more that...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This is a tiny museum and well worth a visit. It is located not far from Passeig de Gracia. In addition to some paintings and sculpture, the museum contains some wonderful home furnishings (chairs, hat racks, tables, etc.) from the Modernisme period, including some Gaudi...More

Thank Jackey911
Reviewed 1 October 2015

This museum is in a good location - not far from some landmark Modernisme buildings. The collection is very striking. Anyone who appreciates Art Nouveau should go to the museum. The best pieces are perhaps the furniture, but they are good representations of paintings, ceramics...More

Thank dnvpaul
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This is a small museum which saved me from being overwhelmed by choice - and wearied by traipsing miles of corridors! What is on display gives a great flavour of the distinctive style and superb craftsmanship of Barcelona's modernisme movement. Not expensive and easy to...More

Thank Richard N
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you
enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally
translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes
recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant
atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district,
Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end
international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the
glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best
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Bruce B
12 October 2016|
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If I remember correctly, they have English info. As for walking from casa Batlló, it's a five minute walk, down Passeig the Gràcia, to your right on carrer Consell de Cent and to your left on carrer Balmes. Enjoy!