Contact details

Plaza del Rey, s/n.
08002  Barcelona  (Catalonia)
museuhistoria@bcn.cat
www.museuhistoria.bcn.es
Tel.:+34 932562100
Fax.:+34 932680454

Location

Barcelona

Description

A group of buildings in the Gothic quarter of Barcelona.

It was the residence of the counts of Barcelona, and later the kings of Aragón. It basically consists of three buildings: Salón de Tinell is a spectacular ceremonial area with many blind arches and which uses the old Roman wall; the Palatine Santa Ágata chapel containing the altarpiece of Constable Peter of Portugal by the artist, Jaime Huguet (1465), a masterpiece of Catalan Gothic painting; and the Lloctinent Palace, built in the 16th century by Antoni Carbonell for the king of Spain in a style between late Gothic and early Renaissance.

  • Construction: Palace
  • Artistic period: Gothic
  • Historic period: 16th century, 11th century
  • Setting: Cathedral, Palace of the Catalan Regional Government, City Hall, Santa Caterina Market.

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Tuesday to Saturday

    From 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
  • Sunday

    From 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
  • Closing days: Monday

Prices

  • General: €7
  • Reduced: €5
  • Children: Admission free
  • ICOM members and associations: Admission free
  • Adults:

Free admission on the first Sunday of the month, and every Sunday from 3 pm.

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