If you wanna understand Barcelona you must cime here before bisiting the city. I suggest this museum, but inly on sundays because it's a free one. Worth a free visit, not a ticket
About Museu d'Historia de Barcelona - MUHBA
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This great museum takes you to a travel in time, down into the history of the city to Roman's remnants. Literally you go down in an elevator, and end up in the deep roots of the city: the roman city of Barcino. Along with the...More
The museum focuses on the roman history of the city with the main attraction being the expansive ruins that are located underground. It takes quite a while to go through the whole thing but its worth it. There is a free audio guide that helps...More
Want to go underground (literally) and back 2000 years to the founding of Barcelona by the Romans? Want to experience the result of a tremendous archeological dig? This is an exceptional museum -- unlike any we have ever experienced. Get the audio tour (free). A...More
The primary attraction is the Roman ruins. They cover a large area and are very well preserved. The area seems to cover about a city block. There are good explanations of what you are seeing.
First, we are museum people. This museum takes about 2hours I would say to complete. It is very interesting! You first take an elevator down to a lower level where they have excavated the city down to the original Roman city streets of Barcina. You...More
This is an interesting museum which gives a good overview of the history of Barcelona with much of the tour underground: Worth a visit:
Great area of the Barri Gotic, not overrun with tourists and a bonus was that much of the outdoor area was cool and shady on a hot day. Great place to visit.
Really interesting and well laid out walk display thru Barcelona's historical archeological foundations, going back to the Roman times. Learned the city used to be known as Barcenona...could the name change to Barcelona have been a Monk typo along the way? If you like history...More