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Barbier-Mueller Precolumbine Art Museum, Barcelona

Barbier-Mueller Precolumbine Art Museum - Barcelona, Spain
Barbier-Mueller Precolumbine Art Museum
carrer de Montcada 14, Barcelona, Spain 08003Map
+34 93 310 4516
Neighborhood: Barceloneta, The Born & La Ribera
Overview

This is the only museum in Europe devoted exclusively to Pre-Columbian cultures. Housed in a Gothic palace, its collection is one of the finest of its kind and gives visitors an insight into the rich world of the earliest cultures on the American continent. This tiny museum contains some one hundred pieces; including wood and stone sculptures, ceramics, tapestries, jade, and archaeological ensemble often found in international exhibitions and prestige publications. The collection is structured around the human groups, which inhabited the territory between Mesoamerica and South America before the arrival of the Spanish. The cultures represented include the Olmec, Maya, Aztec, Chavin, Mochica and Inca civilisations.

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Barbier-Mueller Precolumbine Art Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM, Saturday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
  • Type: Arts & Museums
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