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Blue Museum

Museu Blau, or Museum Blue, is the name for the natural science museum of Barcelona. This museum with an impressive blue triangle shape was opened very recently in 2011, built by the architects Herzog and De Meuron, the museum occupies 9000 square meters.

'Earth Today' is the main part of the exhibition displaying 4500 pieces, each one having a multidisciplinary characteristic of natural sciences as well as audiovisual and interactive resources.

It is one of the best places to teach your children about nature, about mineralogy, zoology, botanic and paleontology.


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Opening hours

Winter (from October 1st to May 31st)
Tuesday to Friday: 10 to 19 h
Saturday and Sunday: 10 to 20 h
Summer (from June 1st to September the 30th)
Tuesday to Saturday: from 10 to 19 h
Sunday and public holidays: from 10 to 20 h
Closed: every Mondays except public holidays, January 1st, May 1st, June 24th, and December 25th.


General admision: 6 €

Reduced admission: 2,70 €

Combined ticket for Museu Blau and Botanical Garden: 7 €

Reduced admission: 5 €

Free admission:

Those under 16 years, members of ICOM (International Council of Museums)

Members of the Association of Museologists of Catalonia

Tourist guides exercising their profession

Formal education teachers accredited by their school management
Formal education teachers accompanying groups of students


Holders of the tarjeta rosa gratuïta ("Free Pink Card")

Holders of the metropolitan pass for carers of people with disabilities

Pre-arranged morning or afternoon visits by study groups on school days

* All children under 14 years that visit the museum alone must leave permission of father / mother / guardian, if not they will be accompanied by public staff. Proof of identity is required in all cases.


Plaza Leonardo da Vinci, 4-5 Parque del Fòrum 08019 Barcelona.


L4, stop El Maresme-Fòrum.
Category: Sights

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