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Museu d'Historia de Barcelona - MUHBA

Placa del Rei, s/n | Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 56 21 22
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Barcelona Guided Walking Tour: Secrets of the Gothic Quarter and History Museum
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Ancient and medieval Barcelona in the monumental ensemble beneath Plaça del Rei, organised in the 20th century. A tour through 4,000 square metres in an underground archaeological site that takes us from Barcino to Barcinona. Exhibition on the emergence of the medieval city. Visit to the Palau Reial Major palace.
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  • Average7%
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“roman ruins” (181 reviews)
“roman times” (49 reviews)
“audio guide” (148 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Placa del Rei, s/n | Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
+34 932 56 21 22
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was looking for something to do for a couple of hours before I had to leave for the airport and I found the museum by accident and I had a great time - it was very imfornative with lots of things to see. I...More

Thank Leila R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I didn't realise how interested I was in history until our walking tour guide started to give us the history of different parts of Barcelona. He then pointed out this museum, in an inconspicuous place near a church we were visiting in the Gothic quarter....More

Thank ShannonG801
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a fascinating museum. Really gave you a true perspective of what the city felt like back in the Roman Era. We spent several hours exploring the underground and it's surrounding buildings.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fascinating museum that fills in some of the blanks regarding Barcelona's ancient and early medieval history. Near the start there is a great little 10 minute film that neatly captures a couple of thousand years of the city's development, historically, socially and geographically. The museum...More

Thank afb43
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum cuts through some of the old town and exposes Roman and medieval buildings It's a shame that the audio guide seems to lose interest about two thirds of the way round but this is great value, and gave a real sense of the...More

Thank HHH666Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Goes thru how the city grew from a roman city to what it is today. Most of museum is underground looking at roman city remains that were dug up not that long ago. Very informative and if you like history and how cities are built,...More

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have time for only 1 history museum in Barcelona, this is the one. It is not a boring old school museum, but one you can walk through the ancient remains. It's free after 3pm on the first Sunday of each month. Besides, it's...More

Thank 540chiw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a surprise! A town beneath a town. A must see for all the family. Exceptional work done! It took us more than an hour to explore. Free audio guide

Thank tricia-andrews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fascinating history, beautifully done, great escape from the summer heat outside... BUT Most of the signs with explanations and descriptions of what you see are NOT written in English. There are maybe three or four other languages on the signs... Catalan, Spanish, French... but very...More

Thank Maya M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a treat to visit the Main Cathedral and then wander down the street to this museum, which allowed us to imagine the city during Roman times and stroll (on elevated walkways) through portions of the ancient town. We were here on a Saturday and...More

Thank mvb1826
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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We were looking for one of the satellite locations and couldn't find it despite having an address and seeing signs... but then we stumbled on another satellite location. It was not what we'd been looking for but it was... More
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