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Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art

383 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
In the heart of El Raval, the MACBA has been offering top-notch curation of contemporary art for more than 20 years. Its permanent collection numbers more than 5,000 works from some of the biggest names in the art world. The museum is also great at scheduling seminars that focus on contemporary art and its relevance to other disciplines. Be sure and visit its substantial archive directly across the square, which is full of skaters grinding around in a performance art all their own.
Pedro
Pedro
February 16, 2017

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Benet
Benet
November 23, 2019
Meier embraced the difficult task of creating a building that would ultimately display a variety of contemporary artworks that were unknown to him at the time of design. The choice to build the museum in the Plaça dels Ángels is consistent with Meier’s vision to situate the building amongst some of…
Rut
Rut
November 18, 2019
Slowly the skaters are taking over this square, but they cannot take away from the imposing Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona, or MACBA. It’s an impressive building, designed by the American architect Richard Meier, with a large glass façade and a combination of straight lines and cylindrical…
Maria
Maria
October 14, 2019
The Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art is a contemporary art museum situated in the Plaça dels Àngels, in El Raval.
Albert
Albert
October 06, 2019
If you are into modern art, you should visit MACBA. This is one of the famous modern art museums in Europe
Cristina
Cristina
August 05, 2019
The MACBA's programme of events explores the most complex visions of contemporary art in a space that is open to the exchange of ideas and experimentation set out around a landmark cultural plaza that includes a Gothic chapel and the iconic museum building designed by Richard Meier. Come and…

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Monument / Landmark
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Location
1 Plaça dels Àngels
Barcelona, CT 08001
Phone+34 934 12 08 10
Websitemacba.cat
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 11:00 AM
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wifi
Yes
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