The Picasso Museum in Barcelona, Spain, is one of those museums you can not miss. It’s a very important museum dedicated to the work of the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso who was born in Malaga (in the south of Spain), but who adopted the capital of Catalonia as a house for many years of his life. Founded in 1963, the museum has a collection of more than 4,000 works composing the permanent collection, which refer mainly to the artist’s initial phases, and which are divided into rooms according to the maturing of the painter over the years. See below all the tips to get to know the Picasso Museum better when you are in Barcelona
The Picasso Museum in Barcelona made up of five Catalan Gothic style buildings, that were acquired by the Barcelona City Council and are located in La Ribera neighborhood in Barcelona’s Ciutat Vella district.
Main entrance to Picasso Museum in Barcelona
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) the most acclaimed artist of the 20th century, you can see the collection that runs throughout his life, including drawings of his childhood in class notebook sheets, family portraits, and works of the pink and blue stage.
Las Meninas – Pablo Picasso – oil on canvas 194 cm x 260 cm
Carrer Montcada, 15-23, 08003 Barcelona
How to get to Picasso Museum
The Picasso Museum is located in the old palace Berenguer d’Aguilar, a beautiful building of the Gothic architecture. It’s in Carrer de Montcada, 15-23. To get to the museum is very easy by public transport (bus or subway). The buses to the Picasso Museum are 17, 40, 45, 19, 39, 51, 14, 59 and 120, or the subway line is L4 (Jaume I). If you go by car the closest parking are in Carrer Princesa, Passeig del Born, Plaça de la Catedral and Via Laietana.