May 18th: We go to museums?

May 18th: We go to museums?

Surely you have in mind a museum where you would like to go, or the one you want to visit again because you were left wanting more. Well now is your chance! The International Museum Day (organized by ICOM) is celebrated on May 18 and to commemorate it many of these centers organize workshops, free visits, special exhibitions... in short, a good opportunity to open up to new audiences and show off all your assets. Have you already decided what you will visit? Not yet? Quiet, we propose a compilation of some museums throughout Catalonia, differentiated according to the themes for you to choose the option that best fits your tastes.

Industry

Museum of the Mines of Cercs

Cercs. Interpretation center dedicated to coal mining in Berguedà.

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La Farga - Copper Museum

Les Masies de Voltregà. Immerse yourself in the world of copper metallurgy throughout history, and know first-hand the technological, economic and cultural aspects of this metal.

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Cement Museum Asland de Castellar de n'Hug

Castellar de n'Hug. Discover the first cement industrial complex in Catalonia, built by a group of industrialists at the beginning of the 20th century.

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Train museum

Vilanova and la Geltrú. If you want to discover secrets and curiosities of the first trains in Catalonia this museum is waiting for you, located in the original facilities of the steam locomotive depot of the same town. They find more than fifty vehicles of all kinds exposed!

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Molino Papelero Museum of Capellades

Capellades. Located in an old paper mill of the 18th century, it is one of the most important museums on paper at an international level.

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Carrier Museum

Equalizer. It allows you to enter the world of the muleteers, a capital figure for centuries for the exchange of goods throughout the territory.

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Museum of the Ter

Manlleu It shows the process of industrialization of this corner of Catalonia from the water of the river Ter.

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Museum of Science and Technology of Catalonia - MNACTEC

Terrassa For all those who like science and want to know the industrialization that Catalonia experienced during the 19th century, it has the mNACTEC.

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Around the water

Water Museum

Cornellà de Llobregat. In this proposal can not miss museums that speak of a good as essential as water. The Agbar museum presents water to us and brings us closer through different activities and workshops.

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House of the Waters - Municipal Museum of Moncada

Montcada i Reixac. Learn about the history of the Water House of Montcada i Reixac or the wells of Moncada, an old extraction and water pumping station captured from the Besós River.

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Thermalia Museum

Caldes de Montbui. It is a thematic center dedicated to the culture and history of thermal water.

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Museum of the Old Mine

Vilassar de Mar. An old hydraulic mill from the beginning of the 19th century that unveils the history of one of the oldest water companies in the State.

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Municipal Museum of Nautical

The Masnou. It allows to know the link of the Mediterranean Sea with the Masnou, and the whole of the Catalan coast.

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Textile

Museum of the printing of Premià de Mar

Premià de Mar. You will go through the history of printing in Catalonia, a key activity to understand Catalan industrialization.

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Documentation Center and Textile Museum

Terrassa It presents a brushstroke of the different techniques and styles in the field of textiles used throughout the world throughout history.

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Museum of the Skin of Igualada and District of Anoia

Equalizer. It gathers the legacy of the tanning industry that gave life to the unique Rec district of Igualada.

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Vic skin art museum

Vic. And we continue with the skin, but we change the region. In Vic we find the museum dedicated to the decorative arts and applied to the skin, where the collection of the tanner Vic Andreu Colomer is exhibited.

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Marès del Encaje Museum

Arenys de Mar. Delve into the techniques and styles of the delicate art of the tip.

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Ceramics

Can Tinturé Museum and "La Rajoleta"

Esplugues de Llobregat. Discover the spectacular collection of sample tiles by Salvador Miquel, essential to the identity of Esplugues and part of the Catalan ceramic heritage. As well as the collection of the Colinas y Bausis factory or "la Rajoleta", considered one of the most important ceramic production companies in Catalonia during modernism.

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L'Enrajolada

Martorell Manor house of the Santacana family, converted into a museum, has an extraordinary collection of ceramic art works, capitals, columns, tiles, sculptures.

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Museum of the crock of Argentona

Argentona International reference in the pitcher and pottery field, it brings together more than 4,000 specimens from the Bronze Age to Picasso, mainly from Catalonia, although there are also international pieces.

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Vicenç Ros Municipal Museum

Martorell The ceramic is the most important collection of the museum: it is made up of 350 pieces of form (plates, apothecary bottles, jars...), and about 15,000 tiles.

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Gastronomy

VINSEUM, Museum of Wine Cultures of Catalonia

Vilafranca del Penedès. Vilafranca collects the trace of the vineyard and wine in this space that brings together more than 17,000 pieces that bring us closer to the wine history of Catalonia.

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Modernist Winery of Sant Cugat

Sant Cugat del Vallès. Follow the process of making the wine from the old Sant Cugat winery and delve into the wine culture within this modernist building filled with history.

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Chocolate Museum

Barcelona. The most sweet ones can not miss this journey through the world of sweet par excellence; the chocolate.

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Establishments

Museu d'art del Bolet

Montmajor

The Montmajor Mushroom Art Museum is located in the municipality of Montmajor,…

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Museu Etnogràfic de Ripoll

Ripoll

The first museum dedicated to ethnography Catalonia.

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Museu de Lleida: diocesà i comarcal

Lleida

The Museum of Lleida meets centennial collections of different eras, from the…

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Terracotta Museu

La Bisbal d'Empordà

The purpose of the Terracotta Museum of Ceramics is to conserve and…

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El Museu del Vi

Girona

One of the most known of Girona. If you want to check…

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El Gran Museu de la Màgia

Santa Cristina d'Aro

Catalan house of end of 1700, with chapel, where automatons, posters, magic…

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Museu Olimpic i de l'Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch

Barcelona

The Museu Olímpic i de l'Esport Joan Antoni Samarahch is located on…

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Museu de Turisme de Calella

Calella

The Tourism Museum of Calella was born as a unique museum proposal…

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Museu Arxiu Tomàs Balvey

Cardedeu

The matBC hosts the collection of its creator, Tomas Balvey and Bas…

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Museu del Perfum

Barcelona

5000 perfume bottles and esencieros of different cultures and civilizations. From Egyptian…

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Casa Museu Verdaguer

Folgueroles

One of the oldest literary museums in Catalonia, it is the home…

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Museu del Ferrocarril

Móra la Nova

Located in the old railway facilities Mora la Nova, where you can…

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Museu Eròtic de Barcelona

Barcelona

In the heart of one of the most beautiful and visited cities…

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Museu Moto Bassella

Bassella

Recognized among the best in Europe, it has become a reference for…

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Museu Agbar de les Aigües

Cornellà de Llobregat

The Agbar Water Museum is a contemporary museum dedicated to water, which…

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Ecomuseu Farinera de Castelló d'Empúries

Castelló d'Empúries

The visit to the Farinera will not stop surprising you. The Farinera…

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Museu de la Vida Rural

L'Espluga de Francolí

4,000 square meters where rural life and the origins of wine and…

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Museu de la colònia Vidal de Puig-Reig

Puig-reig

The visit to Colonia Vidal de Puig-reig allows us to capture how…

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Museu-Arxiu Municipal de Calella Josep M. Codina i Bagué

Calella

The Museum-archive takes us into the factory activities of the 18th, 19th…

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Events

Heritage Day of the Minyons of Terrassa, at the Headquarters…

25/05/2019

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Cultural Days in Vandellòs

26/04/2019 - 25/05/2019

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Cultural Spring in La Secuita

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Dramatized visits in Guissona

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