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Ethnology Museum of Barcelona

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Small museum showing how the city evolved with time

It takes less than 1 hour to visit this museum. It's not necessarily a must do. It has a collection... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Barcelona, Spain
via mobile
Nice small museum, well worth a visit

The children liked the museum, it was a visit to all continents within Barcelona! The only minor... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2011
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18 Feb 2018
“Small museum showing how the city evolved with time ”
5 Aug 2017
“unfortunately an awful museum...”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Passeig Santa Madrona, 16 | Parc de Montjuïc, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 24 64 02
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

It takes less than 1 hour to visit this museum. It's not necessarily a must do. It has a collection of objects and pictures of how the city evolved in the last century due to Olympic Games. Visit it while walking in Montjuic and before...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Till now I never gave a terrible review, but unfortunately for this musem there is not other option. This musem is boring, uninteresting and the whole concept about museum is bad. It is a wasting of time.

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Most museums that are devoted to Ethnology, display non-European artefacts. This museum used to do the same but all these have now moved to Museum of World Cultures in the centre of Barcelona. What is left are items relating to Catalonian life such as fishing,...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this small museum. We first noticed it 6 months ago when we were going somewhere else in Montjuic. We decided that we go and visit the next time we were in BCN. We were very happy that we went...More

3  Thank Jane C
Reviewed 26 July 2011

The children liked the museum, it was a visit to all continents within Barcelona! The only minor was that it was very hot at midday, so plan your visit in the morning or not in July.

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Beyond the four columns standing guard at the Plaça
Espanya, beyond even the extravagant and colourful
fountains guiding your way up the boulevard, stands
the impressive and towering structure of the Palau
Nacional, the national museum. At this very spot in
front of the cascades of the central fountain, Freddie
Mercury and Montserrat Caballe gave the performance of
their lifetimes to welcome the 1992 Olympic Games to
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