Joan Miro Foundation, Barcelona

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Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Architectural Building
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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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  • The Miro exhibition is a must see. However we visit the foundation every time we come to Barcelona not just for the Miro, but they also have additional exhibitions that change every year, and the... 
    The Miro exhibition is a must see. However we visit the foundation every time we come to Barcelona not just for the Miro, but they also have additional exhibitions that change every year, and the...  more »
  • I am not a Joan Miro fan, but a member of our party is and she loved this extensive museum. Large, comfortable, and a ton of art. 
    I am not a Joan Miro fan, but a member of our party is and she loved this extensive museum. Large, comfortable, and a ton of art.  more »
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  • This is our favourite museum in Barcelona, with an amazing collection of art from Joan Miró in a beautiful building. The views from the museum was amazing, it’s such a nice place to spend a few hours on a hot summer day. There are some street parking spaces nearby as well which is very convenient as we drove, and the location of the museum is a little out of the way for us.
  • When you enter, tickets are on the left, leave bags/coats on the right. There are two shops, both rather pricey. But sometimes you can find really good board games. Toilets are opposite the shops. Cafe is accessible at the very end of your visit. Each time I am in this museum, depending on what's going on in life, I find different paintings attract my attention and resonate with my feelings. I am not a particular fun, but this is a good collection. However, really, our days you should have better informational support to any museum collection! 3 stars are for the poor information support. The informational plagues are seriously outdated, not much story is there, boring. Then in the app that you can download not all paintings are included, and those that are, are in some weird order, difficult to navigate. I wouldn't mind to pay for a guided tour, but it is impossible on the day. This time there was a private Miro collection included in the exhibition, a Japanese owner, a son of an artist. Interesting to see what Miro caught the owner's eye!

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