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All you need to know to return to the Museum

Is the Museu Picasso open?

Yes, you will be able to once again enjoy the visits to the Museu Picasso.
So as to guarantee the measures of security and prevention:
We have followed the guidelines of the health authorities.
We are disinfecting the exhibition rooms and common areas frequently.
We have reduced the capacity to ensure a safe distance between people.
We have adapted the spaces to make the visit more comfortable.
We have installed preventive signage.
We have provided hand sanitiser dispensers.
We have trained our staff.

What are the Museum opening times?

You can visit us from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10.00am to 8.00pm. If you come on Thursday, the admission is free-of-charge from 5.00pm to 8.00pm. More information >

And the library, will it be open?

The Library service will also be starting up again on 12th June and to go there you will need to have a prior appointment by sending an email to

Prior to the visit

Can I buy an admission ticket in advance?

Yes. We recommend that you buy your admission ticket online before you come. You can choose the time slot that suits you best to reduce waiting time and queues.

Can I buy the ticket in advance at a reduced rate or free-of-charge?

Yes. With the tickets in advance you can opt for the discounts and types of rates offered by the Museum. Once you are at the Museum, you will need to prove the condition stated. In this link you can consult the different prices and tickets.

I have already bought the ticket and now what?

Do I need to print the ticket?
You don't need to print the ticket. Once you have acquired it, it is convenient to download it on your mobile so you can show it to the staff when you arrive at the Museum.

Will I receive information about the visit?
After purchasing the ticket you will receive the route plan and the instructions regarding the visit in your e-mail.

Which exhibitions can I visit?

You can visit the collection of the Museu Picasso that we have prepared based on a safe tour especially designed so that you can enjoy the visit to the fullest with all the precautions.
In July, we will be opening the temporary exhibition «Jamais. Oscar Domínguez. Pablo Picasso».

During the visit

Where is the Museum entrance?

The entrance to the Museum is from the street, carrer Montcada, 23.
For easy access, we request that you come to the Museum just 10 minutes before your visit.
A delay of more than 15 minutes will result in the cancellation of the tickets.

What is the reception space?

The reception space is where the visitor can:
See the recommended tour with the notable artworks of the collection.
Check the safety regulations.
Take photos to share the experience of returning to the Museum.

Should I bring my PPE - Mask (Personal Protection Equipment) to the Museum?

Yes, It is compulsory to wear a facemask in the heritage site. At various points along the route you will find hand sanitisers to facilitate frequent hand hygiene.
Furthermore, the Museum also has litter bins with lids and pedals, so you can deposit disposable material there.

I will be purchasing my ticket at the Museum. Can I pay in cash?

When arriving at the customer service desk, make use of the hand sanitiser. Try to make the payment by credit card or other means that do not involve physical contact between devices, avoiding the use of cash.
The dataphone will be disinfected and cleaned after each use.
Although tickets can be purchased at the Museum, we recommend that you purchase online by choosing the time slot that suits you best in order to reduce your waiting time and queues.

Can I access the cloakroom or left-luggage office to leave my belongings?

No, access to the cloakroom is not possible given the current health regulations.

Will I be able to leave my bicycle, scooter, etc. inside the Museum?

No. Given the health regulations in force, it is not possible to leave any mobile transport means inside the Museum.

Can I use the lift?

The lift is for the preferential use of people with reduced mobility with a companion. We recommend using the stairs to access the Museum spaces.

In the rooms

Can I access all the rooms?

The exhibition rooms are open, but you may find some restrictions in the access to some spaces in order to ensure the health and safety conditions.
We would be grateful if you could follow the instructions on the information signs regarding the direction of the preferred route and that you respect the safety distance of 2 metres.
It is important for everyone to always circulate on your right.

What informative material will I be allowed to take with me on my visit to the exhibitions?

Due to current health regulations, we will not be able to provide you with paper documentation. Available materials can be downloaded from the Museum's website.

If I have any questions during the visit what should I do?

During the visit there will be duly trained service staff to be able to resolve your queries and accompany you regarding any question or event.

Will I be able to use the Museum's toilets?

Yes. Maximum occupancy is one person unless they require assistance, in which case the companion will be allowed to enter.
Toilets will be cleaned and disinfected regularly.


Are there Self-guided family visit?

For the families who come to visit us, we have prepared a game of clues that will take you on a tour of the museum and the artistic and personal world of Picasso. Let's see if you can guess who the inhabitants of the museum are!

Are there guided tours?

Thank you very much for your collaboration.

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