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Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares)

Placa de Sant lu 5-6, Barri Gotic, Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 10 58 00
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Placa de Sant lu 5-6, Barri Gotic, Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
+34 933 10 58 00
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Is a huge collection of anything you can think about, that's not only a good thing but also a problem. It gets boring after a while, although the last rooms are the better one.

Thank Luca F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the walk their with different collections as for Sunday afternoon it's free entry. All the collections blew out mind off and we enjoyed no crash, no rush and not many people. Worth a visit.

Thank Alva K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like a few Brits, I only knew about this place from a recent programme on BBC about Barcelona's hidden treasures. I was still one of the only tourists there; the staff were in the majority. It is 4 Euro to get in and trust me...More

Thank mc_cheekymonkey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Couple, 50+. Considering all these items, statues, reliefs, paintings etc were all collected by one man, there are a staggering number of exhibits. A quieter than usual museum it's worth a visit if you have done the other major attractions. However, there are a lot...More

Thank Mike504170
Reviewed 6 May 2017

What a delight this museum is! Tucked away beside the old cathedral, it's very easy to miss. As you enter, it's a bit 'museum-y' with a series of Roman artefacts followed by medaeival stuff as you venture ever upward. Your real treat however is yet...More

Thank andytal2017
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is a must-see if you are interested in medieval art - it is located in an old Royal Palace, next to the cathedral. There are beautiful sculptures and also a collector's cabinet.

Thank MCC38
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We stumbled on this museum, and probably would not have dropped in but for the late afternoon with a couple of hours to kill before wine and tapas -- and that it was free with the Barcelona pass (normally 12 euros apiece). What a find!...More

Thank ErinFads
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Located to the left of the front of Barcelona Cathedral this is a stunning museum. Mares was a sculptor and collector, a magpie like Soanes in London. The top two floors contain his collections of toys, dolls, cameras, fans, tiaras, guns, swords, etc, etc. Fascinating...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 27 April 2017

If you buy a Barcelona Card entry to this is free. We bought one on arrival in the city and used it extensively for travel & attraction entry. The museum is right next to Barcelona Cathedral (which is NOT the Sagrada Familia!) in the Gothic...More

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Brilliant! It's such a shame that there were hardly any visitors in this museum when we went there on one of the busiest days of the year. Frédéric Mares is an embodiment of an obsessive collector who had been collecting absolutely everything. We totally enjoyed...More

Thank chush
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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Rachel N
How much are the tickets on a Saturday?
31 March 2017|
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Response from Gerard_S77 | Reviewed this property |
€4.20 for adults. It doesn't vary on Saturday. If you have a Barcelona card it gives you entry with no additional cost.