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Free Museums in Barcelona

Barcelona on a Budget: Museums in Barcelona with Free Entry

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If you're traveling on a tight budget, you'll be pleased to learn that there are plenty of free things to do in Barcelona. Many museums in Barcelona have free entry either once a month or every day of the week.

See also: Top Ten Free Things to in Barcelona

Museu Picasso

Barcelona's famous Picasso museum.

Address: C/ Montcada 15-23, 08003, Barcelona +34 933 196 310
Metro: Jaume I.
Free Entry: First Sunday of the month and from 3pm every Sunday.

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya

Fine art museum on Montjuïc mountain.

Address: Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, 08038 Barcelona
Metro: Plaza Espanya.
Free Entry: First Sunday of the month.

Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona

Let's allow the CCCB website to describe themselves: "Free of rigid thematic constraints, the CCCB conceives exhibitions that are more than just compilations of works." Sounds good.

Address: c/ Montalegre 5, 08001 Barcelona
Metro: Catalunya/Universitat
Free Entry: First Wednesday of the month. Also free for under-16s.

Metronom

A showcase for art considered too experimental for mainstream art galleries.

Address: Fundacio Rafael Tous d'Art Contemporani
Metro: Arc de Triomf/Jaume I/Barceloneta
Free Entry: Every day.

Amatller House

Designed by Puig i Cadafalch, this modernist building was the home of Antoni Amatller.

Address: Passeig de Gracia 41, 08007, Barcelona
Metro: Passeig de Gracia.
Free Entry: Everyday (just ground floor).

Centre D'Art Santa Monica

Contemporary Catalan art in a former convent near Las Ramblas.

Address: La Rambla 7, 08002 Barcelona
Metro: Drassanes.
Free Entry: Every day.

Fundació Foto Colectania

Collection of photography with permanent and temporary collections.

Address: Julian Romea, 6, 08006, Barcelona
Metro: Diagonal.
Free Entry: Every day.

Fundació Fran Daurel

Art gallery with a good website featuring a comprehensive list of exhibits (with pictures).

Address: Av del Marques de Comillas, Poble Espanyol, 08038, Barcelona.
Metro: Espanya.
Free Entry: Every day.

Fundació Joan Brossa

The work of Joan Brossa, a 'poet' whose 'poems' extended to drama, sculpture, installations and other visual art.

Address: Carrer de Roger de Llúria, 116, 2n, 1a 08037 Barcelona.
Metro: Urquinaona
Free Entry: Every day.

Museu de Carrossess Funebres

An odd museum dedicated to funeral carriages and hearses!

Address: Carrer Sancho d'Avila 2, 08018, Barcelona
Metro: Marina
Free Entry: Every day.

Museu de L'Esport Dr Melcior Colet

Museum about sport with a strong emphasis on cycling and Catalan sport.

Address: Buenos Aires, 56 - 58 08036 Barcelona
Metro: Hospital Clinic
Free Entry: Every day.

Palau Robert

Modern art gallery with interactive multimedia.

Address: Pg.de Gracia, 107, 08008, Barcelona
Metro: Diagonal
Free Entry: Every day.

Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona

Address: Plaça dels Angels 1, 08001 Barcelona
Metro: Universitat/Catalunya.
Free Entry: New exhibitions are free on the first day.

Museu Maritim de Barcelona

Maritime museum.

Address: Av. de les Drassanes s/n, 08001 Barcelona
Metro: Drassanes
Free Entry: From 3pm on the first Saturday of the month (except public holidays).

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