Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona


Science Documentation Centre Presentation

NOTICE: The library is currently closed to the public, visiting is only possible by appointment. The service for collect and return of loans has been relocated to the Castell dels Tres Dragons reception from Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 


The Documentation Centre of the Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona (Natural Science Museum of Barcelona) holds extensive bibliographic resources and provides all kinds of information on earth and life sciences, specialising in the following fields: geology, palaeontology, mineralogy, nature, biodiversity, zoology, ethology, bioacoustics, taxidermy and museology. The Centre consists of the Library, the Media Library and the Archives. All the information resources on botany are held at the Library of the Institut Botànic de Barcelona (Botanical Institute of Barcelona). 

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We’ll be happy to answer any questions regarding the documentary resources and services (request for documents, membership card, etc.). We’d also appreciate your feedback – please send us any complaints or suggestions you may have; your opinion will help us to improve.

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Museum staff

External staff

  • Emma Asensio, Library assistant , Logisdoc
  • Carles Moya, Library assistant , Logisdoc
  • Anna Nicolau, Archive assistant , CDoc


  • Montserrat Navarro: support in documentary products and Historical Archive
  • Enric Aragonès: consulting on geological history
  • Albert Martinez: consultant in information on scientific dissemination
  • Beatriz Alonso: support in conservation of bibliographic material