Joan Miró Museum

Museo Miró
This Museum-Foundation is completely dedicated to the Catalan artist Joan Miró.

Is located in Montjuïc mountain, where you'll find many other museums, including the largest one in the city, the National Art Museum of Catalonia.

The museum is housed in a building designed by the architect Josep Lluís Sert, a personal friend of the painter and indisputable leader of rationalist architecture. It was opened to public in 1975. 

The building is designed as an open space, with large terraces and courtyards that facilitate the motion and visit of pubblic, providing natural light in almost all rooms.
As for the content of the exhibition, it was Joan Miró who wanted to create a place that would accommodate his works, so it's following his decissions.

His intention was also to create a center dedicated to the study of new trends in Contemporary Art, and this is exactly what you will find at the Fundació Miró nowadays,

  • How to get there
  • Tickets Joan Miró Museum
  • Guided Tour Miró Museum
  • History of Miró Museum


Parc de Montjuïc, s / n,
08038 Barcelona
Tel: (34) 934 439 492


View in Google Maps

Public transport:

Buses: 50, 55, 193, stop Fundació Miró - Parc de Montjuïc.
Barcelona Tourist Bus: Blue Route.
You can take on Plaça de Catalunya or Plaça de Espanya.
Stop: Fundació Miró
Funicular: If you want a little adventure up to the Fundació Miró with the Funicular.
In the metro stop Paral · lel, (L2 and L3 Metro) takes the Funicular de Montjuïc, across from the Museum leaves you.


From Tuesday to Saturday
From 10h to 19h (October to June)
From 10h to 20h (July to September)
Thursday from 10am to 21.30
Sundays and holidays from 10 am to 2:30 p.m.
Closed Mondays except holidays.

Admission fees 

General admission: 12 €
Reduced Entry 7 €
Entrance to Espai 13: 2,50 €
Audioguide service: € 5

Telentrada Caixa Catalunya:

You can also purchase your tickets at the phone service
T. 902 101 212
Or purchase directly from their website:
* It is one of the museums part of the Art Ticket Museum Pass.
To take a guided tour to the Miró Foundation there are two options: book the tour through the museum or do the full tour you propose in Your guide Barcelona.

Your guide Barcelona Guided Tour

The guided tour of the Fundació Miró that we propose in Your Guide Barcelona is a comprehensive visit to this museum dedicated to the contemporary artist , discovering  his inspiration, influences and most amazing stories with an expert official tour guide .

You can choose the date that best suits your needs , how much you want it to last, and the language that interests you. Check out our  tours section , there you will find all the information of this guided tour and you can request your budget .

Fundació Miró Guided Tour:

The Foundation offers guided tours on weekends . The tour lasts 1 hour through the permanent collection of Joan Miró. For other groups, visits or midweek must be booked in advance by filling in a form, or sending a request by fax : 93 329 86 09
This museum is a reflex of the Miró, he was a versatile and very polifacetic artist, so it is his museum. 

It contains over 14,000 pieces including paintings , sculptures , tapestries , ceramics , sketches and drawings (10,000 in total).

Youb can explore the different areas of the art centre as you travel to Miró 's artistic development , from his early drawings and experiments in which he was setting up his personal style , to his very last creative period .

Particularly noteworthy are his series devoted to the Constellations , where the cosmic universe created by himsel exemplifies the beauty of a formal simplicity .

In addition , the foundation made ​​exhibitions of other artists, and has the space called Espai 13 , dedicated to promoting the work of young contemporary artists .

Currently the Foundation provides all kinds of services , among those the library and auditorium for conferences and cultural events .The library specializes in the life and work of Joan Miró, but also has an important collection of Contemporary Art.