The Picasso Museum of Barcelona, ​​inaugurated in 1963, has the most important and exhaustive collection of Pablo Picasso's youth and training works, especially those that he made between 1895 and 1904, years in which the young artist lived in our city.

Tickets for Picasso Museum

His relations with Catalan modernism and, more specifically, with the artists and intellectuals who had their meeting place in the legendary establishment of Els Quatre Gats, are reflected in a series of works, especially in the portraits he made of various tertullians of the brewery. The Picasso Museum occupies five medieval palaces in the Montcada street of the old quarter of the city.


The collection of the Picasso Museum in Barcelona

The permanent collection of the Barcelona Museum dedicated to the work of the great painter from Malaga, consists of 4,251 works (painting, sculpture, drawing and engraving). It is a practically exhaustive collection until the blue period. It also includes an important representation of works from 1917, the series Las Meninas (1957), and a complete collection of engravings.

The Picasso Museum in Barcelona is an artistic and cultural treasure that offers a unique insight into the life and work of the creative genius that was Pablo Picasso.

Opening hours of the Picasso Museum 2023

  • Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • January 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • December 24 and 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Closing days

January 1, May 1, June 24, and December 25

Visit the Picasso Museum of Barcelona for free

  • Thursday afternoon from 4:00 p.m.
  • The first Sunday of each month
  • The open days: February 12, May 18 and September 24

The Picasso Museum in the Articket and in the Barcelona Card

With the Articket pass you can visit the 6 most important museums in Barcelona (Picasso Museum, Joan Miró Foundation, MNAC, MACBA, Antoni Tàpies Foundation and CCCB). If you are interested in art, you are interested in the Articket, because by buying this pass you will save 45% on the price of tickets. In addition, you will have 12 months to visit the six museums.


The Barcelona Card offers free entry to more than 25 museums in Barcelona, including those mentioned in the Articket. However, the Barcelona Card is much more, as you will get discounts at numerous tourist attractions such as Casa Batlló, La Pedrera, L'Aquàrium or the Montjuïc Cable Car, and it will also allow you to use public transport in Barcelona for free and unlimited (the airport metro included).



Where is it?

Ciutat Vella - La Ribera / Born
Zip code
Carrer Montcada, 15-23

How to get there

Metro: L4 Jaume I
Bus: 45, 47, 120, H14, H16, V15, V17, V19 and Tourist Bus (red route, bus stop Barri Gòtic).


The Picasso Museum increases its collection with a documentary collection belonging to the publishing house Gili and the family Gili-Torra. This collection, which has been partly donated and partly purchased, including drawings, gouaches, prints, books and other items offers more information about the Malaga artist and his relationship with Barcelona. However it will take a few years yet before this new collection will become an exhibition open to the public.

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