The Barcelona History Museum (Museu d'Història de Barcelona or MUHBA) is perhaps one of the more exciting museums in Barcelona if you want to look back in the history for more than 4,000 years ago. The Barcelona City Museum, known as "museum of museums", was inaugurated in 1943 and now is composed of 10 historic centers which are located throughout the city.
- Monumental Complex of Plaza del Rey and surrounding Centers:
- Fabra i Coats
- Park Guell Interpretation Center
- Verdaguer House Museum
- Santa Caterina Area
- Bomb Shelter 307
- "Call" Quarter Interpretation Center
- Turó de la Rovira
- Water's House
- Oliva Artés
More recently added heritage sites:
1. Monumental Complex of Plaza del Rey
This center is the heart of the Barcelona City Museum (MUHBA) opened in 1943, where you will appreciate Roman remains from the I century B.C. and vestiges until the XIII century A.C. It's like a Roman museum in Barcelona, and is the starting point for the MUHBA.
Tue-Sat: 10am-7pm / Sundays: 10am-8pm.
(Closed: Dec 25, Jan 1, May 1, Jun 24).
Combined ticket for all MUHBA centers
Normal ticket: 7 €
Groups over 10 people: 5 €
Under 29, over 65: 5 €
Free: People under 16, free pink card, ICOM members, Barcelona Card and Museologists´ Associations
Plaza del Rey, s/n
Metro: Catalunya (L1, L3), Urquinaona (L1, L4), Liceu (L3), Jaume I (L4)
Bus: 120, V17 and 45
Tourist Bus: south route (red), stop Barri Gotic
8. Turo de la Rovira
The Turo de la Rovira, overlooking the city, is a space which preserves heritage antiaircraft battery, built during the Spanish Civil War to try to defend Barcelona city from the attacks of fascist aviation.
Mon-Fri: 10am-2pm / 4pm-7pm
Closed: January 1rst, May 1rst, June 24th and December 25th.
Free of charge all the time
c. Maria Labernia s/n
Bus: 119 and V17