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Good practices

Ticket office: The opening hours of the ticket office finish 30 minutes before the closing time of the Museum.
Entry ticket: Visitors must keep their entry ticket during their visit to an exhibition or attendance at an activity.
Use of the cloakroom: Rucksacks, suitcases or bags measuring over 30 x 30 cm, umbrellas, food or drink, or pets may not be taken into the exhibition rooms. Only guide dogs are permitted. The Museu Picasso has a free cloakroom service. In order to use the service, the entry ticket or the booking confirmation letter must be shown. Subject to space availability, only suitcases, backpacks or bags smaller than 56 x 45 x 25 cm are allowed.
Photographs and recordings: In the exhibition rooms you can take photographs and record videos for personal use. But you cannot use flash or tripods.

The authorization does not refer to the image of people. It is necessary to get their consent for them to be photographed or recorded.

For commercial or professional use, or for the media, you should get in contact with the museum press department, telephone number (+34) 93 256 30 26, via the e-mail:

Mobile telephone use: You are requested to please silence any acoustic signals from your mobile telephone during visits, screenings, concerts or other performances.
Visits with minors: Visitors under 14 years old must always be accompanied by an adult.
Access with animals: Only access with guide dogs is permitted.
Booking for group visits: All groups have to arrange the visit beforehand by calling from Monday to Friday between 10am and 1pm to telephone number 93 256 30 22, or email to:

Works of art: The works of art are fragile. Keep at a prudent distance, avoid touching them or pointing at them with pointed objects (pencils, biros, sticks, umbrellas).
Food and drink: It is not permitted to take food or drink into the rooms.
Smoke-free space: The Museu Picasso is a smoke-free space. You cannot smoke anywhere on the museum premises.
Limited capacity: The Museu Picasso recommends purchasing the admission tickets online, given that this ensures that the visit can be carried out at the time chosen and that access will be more comfortable and agile. Purchasing in advance, however, can lead to the daily capacity allowed being covered prior to closing time. The Museu Picasso informs the visitors who prefer to buy their tickets directly from our ticket offices that this circumstance could take place, which means that they wouldn’t be allowed to enter, with the aim of fulfilling what is established in the regulations in force.


Admission tickets online. Rules of access:

The Museu Picasso has a very high affluence of visitors. For this reason we request that you respect the following rules:

-With the online admission ticket you can directly access the museum without queuing by entering through the control point of Montcada Street, 17.
-The admission ticket gives you the right to access the museum on the date and at the time stated on it.
-The admission tickets acquired in advance allow you to enter the museum during the 15 minutes after the start of the time reserved.
-To benefit from some discount or gratuity, you must show the documentation that accredits these advantages at the access point of Montcada Street, 17.
-Once you have acquired the admission ticket, the amount paid will not be reimbursed under any circumstances.
-You should keep the admission ticket throughout your visit to the museum and show it if requested by authorized staff.
-Once the admission ticket has been validated at the access control point you will not be allowed to re-enter the museum if you exit it.
-Manipulated or incorrectly used admission tickets can be removed and access will not be given to the museum, without prejudicing the legal responsibility that could arise from their fraudulent use.
-The purchase of tickets through the advance sales channel is for a maximum of 9 people, that is to say, only for individual audiences. The Museum considers groups as 10 people or more and up to a maximum of 25 people, access will carried out by prior booking through the group channel, by sending an email to
-In the case of the sale of tickets in advance, the non-use of the service for a reason attributable to the purchaser, will not entitle the refund of the amounts of the unused tickets. Please note that the purchased ticket can only be used on the day and time selected at the time of purchase (onsite or online).

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