Palau de la Música

Palau de la Música
The Palau de la Música Catalana (Catalan Music Palace) located in the Ribera district of Barcelona, ​​was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997.

The building is the headquarter of the Catalan Choir "Ofeó Català" founded in 1891 by Lluís Millet and Amadeo Vives. This was a musical institution funded by Catalan bourgeois and industrial music lovers .

This magnificent artwork we owe it to the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner , one of the leading representatives of Catalan Modern Art, in charge of the the building between 1905 and 1908.

Like most other Modern Art Style buildings , the Palau is one of the best examples of integration of all decorative arts and crafts applied to architecture .

Emphasizes the aesthetic role of heavy structural elements, iron and red brick basically,  combined with delicate decorations : floral ornaments , sculptures , wrought iron decos, stained glass windows and spectacular mosaics.

Currently the Palau de la Música Catalana is a cultural facility accommodating concerts, cultural events, conferences... and is one of the best examples of Art Noveau or Modern Art in the city of Barcelona.

  • How to get there
  • Tickets Palau de la Música
  • Guided Tour
The Palau de la Música Catalana is located in the Ribera district of Barcelona, ​​you can easily access to the palace from the main avenue Via Laietana, connecting Urquinaona Square with the sea.


c / Sant Pere Mes Alt s / n
08003 Barcelona

Public transport:

Metro: L1 and L4 Urquinaona
Buses: 17, 19, 40 and 45


Every day: 10 to 15.30
Easter: 10 to 18h
Other hours: check availability

(Visits every 30 minutes)
Concerts Sundays and holidays: 2h tickets are sold. before the concert
Sunday family concerts: tickets are sold from 10am.

Ticket office:

C / Palau de la Música, 4-6
08003 Barcelona.
Tel: 902 442 882

Admission fees:

The entrance to the Palace of Music also includes the guided tour.
Entrance and guided visit: 17 €
Reduced Input: 11 € (groups, pensioners, students and unemployed).

* Duration of visit: 55 minutes approx.
Accepted payment by credit card: Visa, MasterCard and card 6000.

Schedule of the tours:

Every day: from 10 to 15.30
Easter and July: from 10-18 h
August: 9-20 h

Frequency of tours: every 30 minutes
Duration of the tour: 55 minutes


Catalan, Castilian, French, Russian and

Starting point of the visit

Foyer (bar) of the Palau de la Música.
Access from the Plaza del Palau (c. Palau de la Música, 4-6).