The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya is the National Art Museum of Catalonia known also as the MNAC, located in the Spanish city of Barcelona. The museum is mainly known for displaying a large collection of Catalan art, but the museum also has a sizeable collection of stunning Romanesque church paintings. The museum was established in 1934 and has been held in Barcelona’s Palau Nacional building since then, it wasn't declared an official national museum until 1990. Since being declared a national museum, it has been renovated extensively.
The museum is situated on Montjuic hill, it is accessible by the number 55 and 150 buses or by the metro systems line 1 and 3’s ‘Pl. Espanya’ stop. Free parking is available for cars and coaches next to the museum.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open six days of the week throughout the year operating a schedule of 10am-8pm Tuesday to Saturday in the summer (May to September) and 10am-6pm Tuesday to Saturday in the winter months (October to April); the museum closes at an earlier time of 3 pm on Sundays throughout the year, with Monday being the day of closure. Entrance to the museum is set at 12 euros. The museum has audio guides available for an extra fee.