Don't miss the Picasso Museum, once of the city's emblematic art venues!
The Picasso Museum is the most visited art centre in the city. Founded in 1963, the museum hosts a collection of more than 4,200 pieces that include ceramics, paintings, drawings and photographs, in addition to Picasso’s works from 1917, the year he returned to Barcelona after a long sojourn in Paris.
The Picasso Museum is located in the heart of the city centre, and the premises comprise five palaces in the Montcada street -The Aguilar Palace, The Castellet Baron Palace, the Meca Palace, the Mauri House and the Finestres Palace-, worth visiting if only for their historical and architectural value, since they are some of the finest examples of Catalan Civil Gothic architecture.
The series Las Meninas, a reinterpretation of the famous painting by Velázquez. The 58 paintings that constitute the series were donated to the museum by Picasso himself.
Calle Montcada, 15-23, 08003 Barcelona
Monday-Sunday: 9:00-19:00; Thursday: 9:00-21:30