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Museu Picasso

Opening times

Tuesday to Sundays: 9am to 7pm (including holidays)

Thursday: until 9.30pm

Monday: 10am to 5 pm (from July 24 to September 25)

Closed: 1st Jan, 1st May, 24th June and 25th Dec.

On 24th and 31st Dec museum closes at 2.00pm.


Fundació Museu Picasso of Barcelona

Montcada 15-23

08003 Barcelona

Telf. (+34) 93 256 30 00

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The Museu Picasso (Picasso Museum) in Barcelona is an essential starting point for understanding the formative years of Pablo Picasso and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Barcelona. The genius of the young artist is revealed through the 4,251 works that make up the permanent collection. Opened in 1963, the Picasso Museum also reveals the artist’s relationship with the city of Barcelona: one that was shaped in adolescence and that continued until his death. The Museum’s collection is unique and practically exhaustive up to the Blue Period, while also including important works from 1917 and the series Las Meninas (1957), as well as a comprehensive collection of the artist’s prints.


The exhibition programme at the Museu Picasso (Picasso Museum) is closely linked to the figure of Pablo Picasso and to the study and knowledge of our collection. It features large-format exhibitions that relate Picasso to his contemporaries or explore a particular aspect of his work, as well as smaller exhibitions integrated within the circuit of the collection to highlight various aspects. The Museum also has a programme of works on temporary loan giving visitors the opportunity to enjoy exceptional pieces in the context of other works in the collection. Running parallel to its exhibition programme, the Museum also organises seminars and lectures on Picasso and other subjects of museological interest, conducted by international experts. All of this makes the Picasso Museum one of the most interesting places to visit in Barcelona.


From May 25th to September 30th, 2018

The main subject of this exhibition is the theme of food and cooking in the broadest sense. As a subject that is ever-present in Picasso’s work, in this exhibition it is considered for the first time. Almost 200 works of art from museums and private institutions and collections from around the world offer a chronological visit through the life and work of Picasso, enabling us to perceive the artist from a fresh perspective.

This exhibition features the special collaboration of chef Ferran Adrià, enlivening a dialogue between Picasso’s creative process and contemporary culinary creation.



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Important: Museum Picasso

Due to the preparation of the exhibition “Picasso discovers Paris”, as of 30th August and until 12th September, rooms 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 of the permanent collection of the museum will remain closed for the installation works and setting up of the exhibition. Room 11 will reopen from 4th September onwards.

Sorry for the inconvenience.