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Entrada Exposició Planeta Vida. Foto de Duccio Malagamba/museuciencies

Visit Museu Blau

Useful information

Opening times and admission fees

From October to February

  • Tuesday to Friday, from 10 to 18 h
  • Saturdays, from 10 to 19 h
  • Sundays, holidays and open days, from 10 to 20 h

From March to September

  • Tuesday to Saturday, from 10 to 19 h
  • Sundays, holidays and open days, from 10 to 20 h

Note: last admission half an hour before closing time.

Closed

  • Mondays (except public holidays)
  • January 1, May 1, June 24, and December 25

Free admission

  • The first Sunday of every month, all day; and Sundays throughout the year, from 15 h
  •  February 12 (Saint Eulàlia); May 18 (International Museum Day), and September 24 (La Mercè)

Admission fees

General admission:

  • Museu Blau: € 6
  • Temporary exhibition: € 6,50
  • Combined admission fee, Museu Blau – Botanical Garden: € 7
  • Combined admission fee, permanent exhibition «Planeta Vida» – temporary exhibition: € 10,50

Reduced admission:

  • Museu Blau: € 2.70
  • Temporary exhibition: € 4,50
  • Combined admission, Blue Museum – Botanical Garden: € 3.50
  • Combined admission fee, permanent exhibition «Planeta Vida» – temporary exhibition: € 6,50

Online ticket sale 

Who is eligible for reduced admission fee?

  • Peopled aged from 16 to 29 years
  • Peopled aged 65 and over
  • Unemployed people and holders of the targeta rosa reduïda (“Reduced Pink Card”)
  • Families with a maximum of two accompanying adults, providing one is the father, the mother or the legal guardian. There must be at least one member under 16 years
  • Holders of the família nombrosa large family card
  • Holders of the família monoparental single parent family card
  • Holders of the Biblioteques de Barcelona library membership card
  • Groups of ten or more people

In all cases, accreditation must be provided to prove the right to reduced admission prices.

Free admission

  • Minors below 16 years
  • Members of the International Council of Museums (ICOM)
  • Members of the Associació de Museòlegs de Catalunya (Association of Museologists of Catalonia)
  • Professional tourist guides exercising their profession
  • Formal education teachers
  • Holders of the targeta rosa gratuïta (“Free Pink Card”)
  • Holders of the metropolitan pass for carers of people with disabilities
  • Journalists
  • Holders of the BCN Card
  • Registered people in “Gaudir més,” with free access to the permanent exhibitions of the Museu Blau.

In all cases, accreditation must be provided to prove the right to reduced admission prices.

Promotions

Free visits by appointment can be arranged for:

  • Study groups during school times, morning or afternoon. Advance applications must be made to the Activities Department of Museum
  • Groups from associations and not-for-profit organisations that meet any of the following requirements:
  • Associations and organisations linked to the territory covered by the museum or centre
  • Associations and organisations that endorse the Citizen Agreement for an Inclusive Barcelona whose work is dedicated particularly to social inclusion
  • Educational associations and organisations linked to the specialities of the collections at the museum or centre
  • Groups of people taking part at congresses of particular importance in Barcelona, in accordance with the annual list published by Consorci de Turisme de Barcelona (Barcelona Tourism Consortium)

For holders of a valid bus turístic tourist bus ticket, a 20% discount on the normal admission price, according to current agreement:

  • Combined admission fee, Museu Blau – Botanical Garden: €5.60
  • Botanical Garden: €2.80