The Museu Picasso is a museum in the Spanish city of Barcelona that is dedicated to the work of Pablo Picasso. The museum was established in March 1963 and is held in five adjourning palaces located at Montcada Street in Barcelona. The museum shows Picasso’s relationship with the city of Barcelona, something that was present from youth till death. It is thought to exhibit over 4000 pieces of his work and be one of the most complete displays of one artist's work. The museum displays the famous ‘The First Communion’ and ‘Science and Charity’ pieces.
The museum is accessible by the city’s transport system with the metros closest stops being the yellow lines ‘Jaume I’ and the red lines ‘Arc de Triomf’. Buses also travel in the direction of the museum with buses 120, H14 and 45 all recommended.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum has an entrance fee of 11 euros and is open six days a week with Monday being its day of closure, the museum is open from 9 am till 7 pm Tuesday to Sunday except for Thursday which has a later closure of 9.30pm. The museum runs guided tours on a Sunday at three set times for three different languages, audio guides are available for 5 euros throughout the week.