Archaeological Museum of Catalonia, Branch Barcelona


in short

The Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya (MAC; Archaeological Museum of Catalonia), torchbearer of the archaeological museum tradition since the turn of the century, is fruit of the Museum Act ratified in 1990.
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Archaeological Museum of Catalonia, Branch Barcelona

in detail

As a National Museum, its main objective is to preserve, research and diffuse archaeological remains that illustrate historical evolution from prehistory to the Middle Ages.

The MAC is divided into a network of museums and archaeological sites. Currently, it comprises the Barcelona and Girona Archaeological Museums, the Greco-Roman city Empúries, the historical complex Olèrdola, the Iberian settlement Ullastret, the Centre d’Arqueologia Subaquàtica de Catalunya (CASC; Underwater Archaeology Centre of Catalonia) and the Iberian settlements Molí d’Espígol (Tornabous), Castell (Palamós), Coll del Moro (Gandesa) and Castellet de Banyoles (Tivissa), along with the prehistoric settlement Roca dels Moros (El Cogul) and the Roman city of Iesso (Guissona).
MAC Barcelona
3,00 / 2,10 EUR
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Visitor entrance

MAC Barcelona
Passeig de Santa Madrona, 39-41
08038 Barcelona
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Opening Times

10:00 - 14:30
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
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