Picasso Museum

From: Barcelona Travel Guide

See also: La RamblaNational Palace (MNAC)Pedrables Monastery

Picasso Museum
The Picasso Museum (Museu Picasso) houses an incredible art collection of the prestigious artist with thousands of his works held within the museum's permanent collection.

The museum has many areas of interest that display much of the artists early artistic creations and the influences that Barcelona had on the young artist. Works at the museum include engravings, drawings, painting and ceramics, some of which were given to the museum by Picasso's widow Jacqeline.

The museum has regular exhibitions on display alongside the permanent collection as well as events which have included ceramic workshops and art conservation seminars.

There is a book and gift shop at the museum which has plenty of literature detailing the life of Picasso and information about his art, family and influences, as well as no end of gift ideas, postcards, prints and other objects that have been inspired by the painter.

Location Of The Picasso Museum
The museum address is Carrer Montcada, 15-23, 08003 Barcelona, Spain and is located just under a mile away from the Columbus Monument and Maremagnum and about 500 meters east of Barcelona Cathedral.

Travel Guide
The nearest subway station is Jaume l (Line 4) which is about 0.3 of a mile away. There are also busses travelling to the area such as to Princesa Montcada (120) and Pla del Palau-Consolat del Mar (17, 45 and N6).