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Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC), Barcelona

Palau Nacional
Spain 08038
Tel: 34 93 622 0376
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Covering 1,000 years of Catalan art, this fully modernized museum on Montjuïc was carved out of the Palau Nacional for the 1929 International Exposition. It has now absorbed the Thyssen-Bornemisza collection (previously at the monastery in Pedralbes) and the works from the city's Museum of Modern Art (a trove of Art Nouveau previously in the Parc de la Ciutadella). Set aside an entire afternoon to fully appreciate the sheer extent of the holdings. The 11th-century Romanesque works constitute one of the best exhibits in the world and include sizable original 13th-century ecclesiastical murals as well as some gruesome medieval and Gothic paintings.—Updated by Suzanne Wales

Open Tuesdays through Saturdays 10:15 am to 6:45 pm, Sundays 10 am to 2:30 pm.

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