The Egyptian Museum

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This Museum’s astounding collection showcases priceless pieces and unique artifacts that manifest the evolution of Egyptian art.

Basic Info
Calle de València 284

Metro: L2 (Purple) & L3 (Green) - Passeig de Gràcia
L4 (Yellow) & L5 (Blue) - Diagonal

Bus: 7, 16, 17, 20, 22, 24, 28, 39, 43, 44, 45,47, 63, 67 & 68
Handicap-accessible facilities

From a colossal bust of Ramses II to tombs, jewels, and perfume flasks, the modern and cozy galleries at this special repository give visitors a privileged and thorough perspective on one of the most fascinating civilizations of all time. In addition to its visual interest and aesthetic wonders, the Museum is also an educational facility, serving to educate the public about beliefs, customs, and everyday life back in Ancient Egypt.

A visit to this Museum is almost like a crash-course in Egyptian rites and rituals, with objects and artifacts that demonstrate what it was like to live on the shores of the Nile. The roles of the Pharaohs and their royal blood, the different deities who they worshipped, the jewels they wore, the ceramics they valued; even artifacts derived from funerary rites, use of cosmetics, and erotica are included in the collections of impressive Museum.

  • A wonderful museum to visit in Barcelona

    I visited the museum with my 9 years old son who had just studied the ancient Egyptian civilization and How old Egyptians could brilliantly keep and preserve their bodies for thousands of years and prepare for the journey to the after life .. He also learned about many king and queens , Gods and Goddess in the time of pharos .. all that and more he saw with his awn eyes in a great presentation in that wonderful museum in the heart of Barcelona .. that surely was worth the visit .

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