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Museum of World Cultures

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World class museum. What a find!

What a great ethnology museum. Really the best-of-the-best from all over the world. I believe it... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Newport News, Virginia
Unexpected gem!

Stumbled upon this exhibition because the Picasso Museum (directly opposite) had a massive queue. A... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Dorothy W
Sydney, Australia
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The Museum of World Cultures of Barcelona invites you to take a journey through the art of diverse cultures from Africa, Asia, America and Oceania. This selection of rich and expressive works helps to understand and interpret reality through the...more
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Montcada Street, 12, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
El Born / La Ribera
+34 932 56 23 00
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

What a great ethnology museum. Really the best-of-the-best from all over the world. I believe it exceed the Chicago Field Museum in ethnology. We saw things in this museum never seen anywhere else. Across the street from the Picasso museum.

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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Stumbled upon this exhibition because the Picasso Museum (directly opposite) had a massive queue. A very large collection of artefacts from around the world, beautifully and thoughtfully displayed. There were very few other people which meant we could take our time. The special exhibition was...More

Thank Dorothy W
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

An amazing colletion! Such a beautiful display of art! So well kept! And clean! Just amazing! Must visit!

Thank Miguel C
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Chanced upon this primarily because I ended up being too early for my "skip the line" ticket at the Picasso Museum. The staff is welcoming and provide sufficient detail to be aware of both the highlight pieces as well as the permanent exhibits. If you...More

Thank sankarshan
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

A lovely museum of artefacts from around the world. Well displayed and annotated in English, Spanish and Catalonian. Our intention was to go to the Picasso museum but on a rainy day the queue was still long, so we went in here instead. Warm, dry,...More

Thank Karinaasti
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This was a very basic museum and the staff was super rude like we were a bother. It was free on the day we visited otherwise I would have rated it lower. It is all non-europeon pieces and not very interesting at all.

Thank grrltechie
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

There are many interesting pieces at this museum. Particularly the Africa and Oceanianic areas. The museum is well laid out and staff were very friendly and helpful. We spent an hour there while waiting for our prebooked slot at Picasso. For me and my family...More

1  Thank nikdey
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Interesting place with rooms for different regions with art from those times and places. Enjoyed it, even though some regions were not covered.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is one of the very best museums I have ever visited. The low entrance fee provides access to a brilliantly curated exhibition of art and cultural objects from Africa, Asia, America and Oceana. Each collection is sufficient to showcase the beauty, fearsomeness, or other...More

1  Thank NeilinRichmond
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The museum is located in a beautiful zone of Barcelona. The entry fee was cheap (around 5-6 euro per person). They had about 5-6 exposition went we went. It was a good activity for a rainy day or a extremely hot day!

Thank George2703
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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent
the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But
this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually
enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few
places that live and breathe such exciting energy
regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood
seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the
city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants
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