Museu Maritim de Barcelona, Barcelona

3.6
#15 of 112 in Museums in Barcelona
Museu Maritim de Barcelona features a royal shipyard from the 13th century, including a full-size, authentic barge, the highlight of this popular and impressive attraction. Boats both big and small are open to explore, and there’s plenty of information on the history of navigation, mapping, and other technologies of ocean voyaging. Don’t miss the on-site cafe for affordable, delicious meals with local foods, like octopus and chickpea stew. Plan your visit to Museu Maritim de Barcelona and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Barcelona trip planner .
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  • We popped into this museum on a rainy day, thinking to pass a little time and dry off, even though neither one of us are nautical buffs. We were pleasantly surprised at how interesting it was. Of spec...  more »
  • Cheap, €10, is small but dense information, recounting the history of navigation in all its forms. Worth a visit just for the reproduction of the jail became famous for the battle of Lepanto. It is recommended to take the leadership to take advantage of the multimedia contents that are present
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  • It’s a great spot for 90 minutes with modern multi-lingual audio guides included in the entrance. They lead you through the exhibition without entering numbers :-). Great information in three languages on displays, enough interactive displays for younger ones. Some explanations are a bit political to demonstrate Catalunya‘s stake as a country (using the kingdom of Sicily to throw out the French ;-)). Interesting facets about life and history on the sea. In a beautiful ship factory. To revisit.
  • Really beautiful museum. I like the architecture of the building and there are many useful information. And it's free on Sunday from 3pm.
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