Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, Barcelona

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Step into the elevator at Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA and descend into a remarkable archaeological site where you can glimpse what life was like in the Roman colony of Barcino. Be sure to pick up the complimentary audio guide from reception. Study the Roman artifacts and ruins, and watch a short film. Once you’ve finished exploring Barcino, ascend and learn how modern Barcelona was formed over the centuries. Some of the information signs on the upper levels are only in Spanish and Catalan. A leaflet in each room translates the signs into English. Plan to see Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA and other attractions that appeal to you using our Barcelona trip planner.
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  • A historian by himself or herself can enjoy this place. Not really suited and designed for a family.  more »
  • This is a very small, modest museum. The curators have done a good job at making something out of what is a surprisingly small collection. However for most tourists, there are so many other things to....  more »
  • Pretty good museum! They have lockers for free (you just put in a €1 coin and get it back after) and the audio guide is included in the cheap €7 ticket. The ticket gives you access to about a dozen other museums throughout the city. The coolest part of this museum is going underground to see the original structures from the days that the Ancient Romans settled it in the first century BC. There is a lot of information you can read, but maybe 40% of the time the info is only in Catalan or Spanish. The rest of the time there is English as well. So definitely get the audio guide which has a bunch of languages.
  • The place is really nice. I loved the idea in the elevator of changing the time as we are coming down to the times of the Romans and "going around the old City". Will definitely come back.
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