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CaixaForum

Av. Ferrer i Guardia, 6-8, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 76 86 00
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The gallery offers a wide range of exhibitions of ancient, modern and contemporary art.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Av. Ferrer i Guardia, 6-8, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
Montjuic
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 19 March 2017

This museum is quite average at best. We saw all the exhibitions, and the most interesting was the exhibition about Film and Cinema. Other than this, there are very few exhibitions at the museum. The museum is good for taking pictures, as the outside is...More

Thank Mina T
Reviewed 24 February 2017

In addition to visiting major museums and art galleries, art lovers should check temporary exhibitions on view at Caixa Forum. When were there, it was hosting several, but the stand-out was Philippe Halman’s “Surprise Me!” featuring 300 works by this Latvian-born photographer, who worked for...More

1  Thank PassarinhoAzul
Reviewed 13 February 2017

located next near the Plaza Espana, this is a former textile factory, housing now exhibitions and other cultural activities. While the building itself is interesting and worth the visit, until March 27 there is a fantastic exhibition titled "Art and Cinema. 120 years of exchanges"....More

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great museum building very near Tibidabo Park (FGC train station - Av. Tibidabo) which is well known for having very good exhibitions - went there a while ago to see a very impressive dinosaur and natural history exhibition. Worth checking out if you have the...More

1  Thank Mono_Jockos
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Caixa Forum is near the National Gallery and Placa Espana, and houses temporary art exhibitions of various types but always high quality and of interest be they paintings or photographic. The restaurant on site has dramatically improved and now offers menu de dia which is...More

2  Thank Nick T
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I saw the Philippe Halsman photo exhibition which I high recommend for photo fans. The whole building is unique and very nice to walk in. The roof view is nice, nothing more, certainly not a must. I had a very nice lunch there (I have...More

Thank Lonplon
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is a city with everything! Salvador Dali, Gaudi, ancient and modern history, civil war memorials and statutes to explorers and scientists, church and civic leaders. It's Gothic heart is a tourist's must for photos, romantics and shoppers. Barcelona has a fantastic Metro and intercity...More

1  Thank brian_steels
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Paid 2 Euros extra for an audio guide which gave some really interesting background on the former textile museum. No interior detail though. Best bit was the roof terrace, which can be viewed for free. This was most beautiful at sunset! Had refreshements at the...More

Thank lovehols7
Reviewed 17 September 2016

If you want to get away from the hectic crowd for an hour or so this is the place. It is an old textile manufacturing factory which was bought by the Bank ''la caixa'' and turned into an art centre. Whatever you do, make sure...More

4  Thank Hi_HoSilver2013
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A modernist factory (now art museum) that resembles a castle designed by Puig i Cadafalch. There is a small fee if you wish to visit the art exhibits, but you are welcome to walk inside the building and access the rooftop (follow the signs with...More

3  Thank rockyroadie
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Montjuic
Beyond the four columns standing guard at the Plaça
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the impressive and towering structure of the Palau
Nacional, the national museum. At this very spot in
front of the cascades of the central fountain, Freddie
Mercury and Montserrat Caballe gave the performance of
their lifetimes to welcome the 1992 Olympic Games to
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Candice W
I would be interested in the guided tour of the works from the Phillips collection. I do not see a choice of language, so am I to conclude that the tours are not offered in English? Thanks.
18 April 2016|
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Response from juan f | Reviewed this property |
RUEGO LLAMAR POR TELEFONO ABAJO INDICADO.- 34 de España . . . . CaixaForum Barcelona es un centro cultural gestionado por la La Caixa a través de su fundación como parte de la Obra Social de la entidad. Está pensado para... More
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