On May 18th 2019 will be the “Night of the Museum” in Barcelona and the entry to museums will be for free! From 7pm until 1am the museums, cultural centers and exhibition halls in Barcelona and its metropolitan area, will remain open and its entry will be free. In addition to the usual museum program, other activities such as concerts, plays, dance and poetry recitals will also be held. It will be a lot of fun!!
You no longer have an excuse not to go to the museum, whether you are a fan of museums, or if you do not like them a lot, it is a perfect opportunity to visit them and enjoy a great night with your friends and family. Keep in mind that its only once a year! The Night of the Museums is an initiative of the European Council in which more than 4000 museums from 40 European countries participate. It is a great opportunity to walk through the Pedralbes monastery, the CosmoCaixa, the Picasso museum, the Miró Foundation, the history museum of Catalonia, the mysterious Statue of Liberty of the Alfons Arús Library, the classic National Art Museum of Catalunya in Montjuic or even the Barcelona Football Club Museum. There are so many to choose from…
activities are offered, including a guided tour to learn about the history of
Montjuïc Castle, tours of the castle and visits to the castle’s facilities,
usually closed to the public such as the dungeons or the watchtower and its
spectacular views. Also, in many cities of the metropolitan area the museums
will open the doors during the hours of darkness such as Badalona, Cornellà,
Esplugues, l’Hospitalet, Sant Adrià de Besòs and Santa Coloma de Gramenet. To
make it easier for you to choose, you can go to the website that we indicate in
this blog and get a complete list of all the museums that participate in the
We hope you enjoy this magical night, we recommend you go with lots of energy and take advantage of this amazing opportunity!