Saló del Tinell

Last modified: 
16/03/2020 - 19:37
Medieval buildings & monuments

This magnificent hall with solid columns (1359-1370), where they say that Isabel and Fernando received Christopher Columbus on his return from America, is a classic example of Catalan Gothic. Built by order of the King of Aragon Pedro III the Ceremonious to the master builder Guillem Carbonell, it is one of the three buildings that are part of the Royal Mayor Palace of Barcelona (the other two are the Chapel of Saint Agatha and the Palace of Lloctinent). The Royal Palace was the former residence of the counts of Barcelona and, later, of the kings of the Crown of Aragon. The Tinell Hall, which served as the ceremonial room of the former Royal Mayor Palace, and the Chapel of St. Agatha are part of the Museum of History of Barcelona (MUHBA).

Currently the hall is rented by the City of Barcelona for the celebration of events. It has a maximum capacity of 400 people.

Visit the Saló del Tinell

As we have said, the Salón del Tinell is part of the MUHBA so to visit it is necessary to buy the ticket to this museum. The MUHBA is a museum with several venues and in each venue you can visit many spaces. The headquarters in which the Salon del Tinell is located is called MUHBA Plaça del Rei. The tickets allows visiting all the headquarters of the Museum of History of Barcelona.


From Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Closed: Monday, January 1, May 1, June 24 and December 25.


  • Normal ticket: € 7
  • Groups of more than 10 people: € 5
  • Reduced ticket: € 5 (students under 29, over 65).
  • Free admission: children under 16, first Sunday of the month all day and the rest of Sundays from 3:00 p.m.

Where is it?

Ciutat Vella - Barri Gòtic
Zip code: 
Plaça del Rei 9