Barcelona's History Museum

History Museum Barcelona
Located in the old medieval palace Padellàs House ,  the History Museum of the city contains remains from the old Roman Barcelona to the XII Century. 

Going inside this museum is an imaginary trip into the Roman Barcino through the underground level, showing the remains of our ancestors.

In the History Museum will find workshops, old laundries , shops and even a wine factory made by Romans.  Also many objects and tools used for winemaking, vases, wine tanks etc. 

This incredible art centre houses the remains of the ancient city wall , the remains of the first Christian church; tombs and sculptures,  jewelry, everyday objects...talking about their life and habbits. 

Not forgetting of course, the monuments of the Plaça del Rei, (king Square) located on the ground level, with the amazing  Royal Palace, the Chapel of St. Agatha , the Tower of King Martí L' Humà and the Viceroy Palace. 

  • How to get there
  • Tickets History Museum
  • Guided Tour History Museum


Plaça del Rei, s / n
08002 Barcelona.

Public Transport:

Metro: L4, stop Jaume I
L1 and L3, Pl Catalunya stop.
Bus: 17, 19, 40 i 45 120. Barcelona Tourist Bus: Route Sud (blue).


From 1 April to 31 October: Tuesday to Saturday, from 10 to 19 h.
(temporary exhibitions, Wednesday and Friday until 21 h).
From 1 November to 31 March: Tuesday to Saturday, from 10 to 17 h
(temporary exhibition until 19 pm, Wednesday and Friday until 21 h).
Sundays from 10 to 20 h. Holidays and Monday festive vigil from 10 to 14 h.

Closed on Mondays.
Annual closing days: 1 January, 1 May, 24 June and 25 December.
Les temporary exhibitions and the Chapel of St. A
gatha will be open until 21 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays from 01/04/2011 to 31/10/2011.

Ticket Price

Normal ticket: € 7
Reduced price: € 5, under 25, over 65
Free admission: under 16 years, pink card, ICOM members, Barcelona Card.

Your guide Barcelona Guided Tour 

The guided tour proposed by Your Guide Barcelona is a very comprehensive visit, includes a complete tour of the museum, walking thoroughly the museum dedicated to the history of the city, plus a full itinerary al over the historicalcenter of Barcelona, knowing the Roman Barcino and the Medieval city, hand by hand with an expert official tour guide.

You can choose the date that best suits your needs, how much you want to last it;  and the language that interests you. See our section Tours you can not miss, there you will find all information about our tours and tourist offers.