A museum dedicated to the weird and wonderful artefacts of a world traveller and collector that includes a room filled with antique children’s toys.
As part of the Royal Palace, the museum building itself has been occupied by a succession of bishops, nuns and aristocracy throughout the last 7 centuries. As well as a Frederic Marès i Deulovol’s fine collection of Romanesque and Gothic religious art, this eclectic exhibits range from from a collection of clocks, costumes and crucifixes antique cameras, pipes and postcards. The Café Estiu is situated in the pleasant courtyard where you can have a drink in the shade and the kids can play.
Open: Daily (except Mondays) from 10am to 5pm and Sundays and Public Holidays from 9am to 2pm
Price: €4.20, Ages 16 to 29 years €2.40, Under 16’s FREE. First Sunday of Month and every Sunday after 3pm. Admission FREE.
Address: Plaça Sant Iu, 5
Getting there: Metro L4 Jaume I, L3 Liceu. Bus V17, 45.
93 310 5800
Museu Frederic Mares Website