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Thursday 6-9:30pm Picasso museum free admission

sz4
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Thursday 6-9:30pm Picasso museum free admission

We will be in Barcelona in late August.

During the Thursday evening free admission period, do we need to line up to get a free ticket, or simply walk in? If we have to get a free ticket, how long is the line usually is?

Is there a capacity limit during the free admission period?

Thanks.

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Barcelona, Spain
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1. Re: Thursday 6-9:30pm Picasso museum free admission

Yes you have to queue

Of course there's capacity limit :)... fire&health regulations still apply!

Forget about free days in August... you'll waste a heck of a lot of time queueing -and it still could be for nothing.

Malaga, Spain
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2. Re: Thursday 6-9:30pm Picasso museum free admission

The queue when the museum is free is very, very long.

3. Re: Thursday 6-9:30pm Picasso museum free admission

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4. Re: Thursday 6-9:30pm Picasso museum free admission

It seems that the procedure has changed now, you MUST pre-book online from the Monday of the week you want to visit. Be quick though, I can imagine the free tickets are gone within hours (or rather minutes, lol!).

(Thanks Slatkin for the update!)

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5. Re: Thursday 6-9:30pm Picasso museum free admission

Enric M is right. Now you have to pre-book the tickets for the free day on their website. Tickets are only available 4 days before the date so my advice is be there just when they open them.

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Edited: 09 June 2018, 19:14
sz4
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6. Re: Thursday 6-9:30pm Picasso museum free admission

Thank you Eric, Benny and Sputrip for your information. I would be already travelling 4 days before arriving Barcelona, and can't be sure to sit in front of a computer at a precise hour. So I'll just go during paid time.

I'm considering to book tickets now for August for

- Picasso Museum,

- Casa Mila,

- Sagrada Familia,

- Park Guell

Anywhere else I need to prebook to avoid long lines?

Barcelona, Spain
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7. Re: Thursday 6-9:30pm Picasso museum free admission

if you want to take the Palau de la Musica tour you should book it too.

usually it is not sold out, but visitors number is limited.

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8. Re: Thursday 6-9:30pm Picasso museum free admission

Actually, the rule is: if you can pre-book, do it!, especially in August. Check the respective websites and see if pre-booking is available.

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9. Re: Thursday 6-9:30pm Picasso museum free admission

Hi, So if I want to enjoy the free entrance on the first Sunday of the month what day and time should I book?

Thanks

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