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Museu d`Art Contemporani de Barcelona MACBA

Get free admission to the Museu d`Art Contemporane de Barcelona (MACBA) and save € 11 with the Barcelona City Pass.

Outside view of the art Museum d'art Contemporani de Barcelona MACBA

The MACBA was known as a museum for contemporary arts until 1995. The MACBA had a lot of art works of internationally well-known artists in various exhibitions. One of the most famous artisits may be Tàpies, Fontana, Saura and Klee. The emphasis in this museum has been put on the second half of the 20th century. 

Opening hours Museu d`Art Contemporani de Barcelona MACBA

Monday, Wednesday-Friday: 11am-7:30pm
Saturday: 10am-8pm
Sunday: 10am-3pm

Admission Fee Museu d`Art Contemporani de Barcelona MACBA

Adults: 11 €

Address Museu d`Art Contemporani de Barcelona MACBA

Plaça dels Àngels, 1
08001, Barcelona

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Direction Museu d`Art Contemporani de Barcelona MACBA

Metro: L1 / L3 to Universitat; L3 to Catalunya
Bus Turístic: Plaça Catalunya

Highlights Museu d`Art Contemporani de Barcelona MACBA

  • Museum for contemporary art
  • Art work of international artists 
  • Frequent workshops, conferences and film projects
  • Constantely changing exhibitions 

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Background information Museu d`Art Contemporani de Barcelona MACBA

In the MACBA mainly special exhibitions take place of prestigious artists, sculptors, painers and film makers. In addition, the MACBA provides workshops, conferences, film projects and audiovisuals, which encourages visitors to particpate. 

The museum opened in 1959 when Alexandre Cirici began to push contemporary art. Alexandre Cirici and Cesáreo Rodríguez Aguilera publsihed the first art works. The political driven exhibition "Art and Peace" was shown in 1959. This exhibition indiated the political boundaries during the dictatorship of Franco. 

Due to the constant change of the exhibition, it is recommended to get informed about the current exhibition prior to the visit.

Get inspired by internationally reowned artists in the MACBA for free with the Barcelonca City Pass.

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