Museu Picasso

About Museu Picasso  

The Museu Picasso, situated in five medieval stone mansions and exquisite courtyards, is the ideal setting for the galleries and art collections presented inside. The beautifully preserved staircases in the first three of these buildings are as delightful as the collection inside.

The collection, which includes more than 3500 artworks, focuses on Picasso’s earliest years up until 1904 in Barcelona where the artist spent his formative creative years. However, there is enough material from subsequent periods to give you a thorough impression of the man’s versatility and genius. Above all, you come away feeling that Picasso was the true original, always one step ahead of himself in his search for new forms of expression.

Helpful information about Museu Picasso

The Museu Picasso is situated in the centre of Barcelona, Spain. The nearest airport is Barcelona Airport – El Prat and is approximately 13 kms to the city centre. From the airport you can take the RENFE train, Aerobus express bus service or a taxi. Getting from the city centre to Museu Picasso on public transport can be done via the metro Line 1 Arc de Triomf, Line 3 – Liceu, Line 4 - Jaume or by city bus 120, 45, 15, V17, 39, 51 and H14

Opening times:

Tuesday to Sundays 09.00 – 19.00* (including holidays)

Thursday                    09.00 – 21.30*

Monday                       Closed (including Public holiday Mondays)

Making the most of the Museu Picasso 

A tour starts with sketches and oils from Picasso’s earliest years in Málaga and La Coruña, and in rooms 5 to 7 hang paintings from his first Paris sojourn, while room 8 is dedicated to the first significant new stage in his development, the Blue Period. A few cubist paintings pop up in rooms 10 and 11; check the Glass and Tobacco Packet still-life painting, a beautiful and simple work, while the last rooms contain his dove paintings, engravings and some 40 ceramic pieces completed throughout the latter years of his unceasingly creative life.

Where to stay in Barcelona when visiting the Museu Picasso

Make the most of your visit to Barcelona by staying in the perfect rental accommodation for you. In the city centre you can choose to stay in luxurious houses, chic apartments, stylish bed and breakfasts and all within easy reach of the Museu Picasso and many other interesting attractions.

Things to do near the Museu Picasso  

Opposite Museu Picasso is the Museum of World Cultures giving you a closer look at the artistic and cultural diversity of different peoples of Africa, Asia, America and many more. How about making your own mosaic masterpiece in this workshop at Mosaiccos where you will learn the revolutionary technique invented by Antonio Gaudi himself.

More information about the Museu Picasso 

To find out more information regarding a visit, please contact the venue directly on the official website. Here you can buy tickets and look up some interesting facts before your visit.

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