Open its doors in 1963, the museum is exclusively dedicated to the work of Spanish artist. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) the most acclaimed artist of the 20th century, who was born in Malaga (south of Spain), but he adopted Barcelona as his house, for many years.

Picasso in Barcelona

Picasso’s family move to Barcelona from La Coruña in 1895. Those days Barcelona was in the middle of the urbanistic revolution (Cardá plan). Picasso was in education period, and entry to School of Art (La Llotja). He open severals workshop, and joined to cultural environment, and they got together in Els Quatre Gats.

Picasso lived in Barcelona until 1904 and then he moved to Paris.

The Palaces

Picasso Museum in Barcelona, made up for five Catalan Gothic buildings, that were acquired by the Barcelona City Council in El Born neighborhood in Barcelona’s Ciutat Vella district.

The collection

With more than 4,000 works of permanent collection, mainly the artist’s initial phases. Showrooms are divided according to the maturing of the painter over the years.

The museum contains a 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


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Closed 9:00–19:00 9:00–19:00 9:00–21:30 9:00–19:00 9:00–19:00 9:00–19:00

By public transport

Buses 17, 40, 45, 19, 39, 51, 14, 59 and 120.


Yellow Line L4 (stop Jaume I).

By car (Nearest parking)

1. Carrer Princesa, 2. Passeig del Born, 3. Plaça de la Catedral, 4. Via Laietana.

How to visit for free

  • Every Sunday after 3:00 p.m.
  • The first Sunday of the month.
  • In addition, on February 12, May 18 and September 24, Open House Days.

Ticket price

  • Entrance  € 11. (reduced € 7)
  • Combined Collection and temporary exhibition 14€  (reduced 7.5€ )
  • Only Picasso temporary exhibition portraits  6.5€ (reduced 4.5€ )

Buy the ticket online

You can’t miss the Picasso Museum in Barcelona, Spain!!.

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