Joan Miro Foundation, Barcelona

#5 of 103 in Museums in Barcelona
Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
Discover the world of Spanish modern art at Joan Miro Foundation. Established by the artist himself in 1975, the museum features over 14,000 pieces, many of which were donated from Miró’s personal collection. Wander through dozens of sculpture displays in the lush courtyards or visit the museum’s Espai 13 space, dedicated to promoting work of young, experimental artists. Take your time admiring the Miró collection, which boasts famous works such as the Barcelona Series and “The Caress of a Bird.” A visit to Joan Miro Foundation represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Barcelona trip planning tool to plot your vacation.
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  • Fantastic exhibit of Miro, excellent interpretive signage in a beautiful setting in Parc Montjuïc with views of the city of Barcelona. If you love Miro, or just want to learn about his life and...  more »
  • Excellent art museum displaying some of Joan Miró’s most famous works. The collection is of high quality and relevance, and, while not big, large in significance. Just seeing the building itself is.....  more »
  • If only get to see one place when visiting Barcelona, this has to be it. Classiest museum you’ll ever go to in Europe if not the world. Unique works with great crowd control. The restaurant was reasonable and superb. Was very relaxing, a vacation from our hectic, jam packed “vacation”.
  • Inspiring and liberating to see his work. As an artistic person it is great to see that one doesn’t have to be perfect to produce great works of art. Miro was really ahead of his time. The gallery is definitely worth the visit. Montjuic is also gorgeous.

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