MAC - Archaeology Museum of Catalonia

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Passeig de Santa Madrona, 39, 08038, Barcelona
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L1 Espanya L3 Poble Sec
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Sants-Montjuic: El Poble-sec
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MAC - Archaeology Museum of Catalonia
Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya (MAC) Archaeological Museum of Catalonia Barcelona The MAC museum is located on Montjuic hill. It was opened on 3 November 1935, by the then Republican Government of Catalonia in formerly was then the Palace of Graphic Arts. This pavillion of renaissance inspiration was originally designed by the architects Raimon Duran Reynals and Pelai Martínez for the 1929 Barcelona World's Fair, and was adapted for use as a museum by architect Josep Gudiol. The Archaeology Museum of Catalonia (MAC) offers visitors a journey to the origins of Catalonia from the very first inhabitants up until the Middle Ages. Moreover, the museum provides a vision of different related cultures from other areas of the Iberian Peninsula and the Mediterranean. The MAC is also a network of museums and archaeological sites comprising 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).

Opening times:
Mondays closed
Tuesday to Saturday: 9.30 am - 7 pm
Sundays and holidays: 10 am - 2.30 pm
Closed January 1 and 6, December 25 and 26

MAC admission prices

General admission adults €4.5

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