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.
Museum of the Mines of Cercs
Cercs. Interpretation center dedicated to coal mining in Berguedà.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Equalizer. It allows you to enter the world of the muleteers, a capital figure for centuries for the exchange of goods throughout the territory.
Museum of the Ter
Manlleu It shows the process of industrialization of this corner of Catalonia from the water of the river Ter.
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.
Around the water
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.
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.
Caldes de Montbui. It is a thematic center dedicated to the culture and history of thermal water.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Marès del Encaje Museum
Arenys de Mar. Delve into the techniques and styles of the delicate art of the tip.
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.
Martorell Manor house of the Santacana family, converted into a museum, has an extraordinary collection of ceramic art works, capitals, columns, tiles, sculptures.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Barcelona. The most sweet ones can not miss this journey through the world of sweet par excellence; the chocolate.