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Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares), Barcelona

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Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares) is home to a collection of sculptures and items donated by avid collector Frederic Marès. Admire Hispanic sculptures ranging from ancient times to the 19th century. You can also see Marès’ own creations in his study. Pore over tens of thousands of lifestyle items from times past on the second and third floors. Uncover pipes, toys, timepieces, and fans, and witness the extent of Marès’ passion for collecting. Be sure to check out the temporary art exhibit. To visit Frederic Mares Museum (Museu Frederic Mares) on your holiday in Barcelona, and find out what else Barcelona has to offer, use our Barcelona.
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  • This musuem was very far down our list. I knew nothing about Frederic Mares, but it turns out you don't have to. He collected sculpture and ... stuff. The lower floors are serious museum of gothic... 
    This musuem was very far down our list. I knew nothing about Frederic Mares, but it turns out you don't have to. He collected sculpture and ... stuff. The lower floors are serious museum of gothic...  more »
  • I may have been the only person in this museum when I went on a Wednesday morning, but I thought it was an incredible collection and a nice break from the crowds and heat. It’s a massive museum and I....  more
    I may have been the only person in this museum when I went on a Wednesday morning, but I thought it was an incredible collection and a nice break from the crowds and heat. It’s a massive museum and I....  more »
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  • It was a free entry day and this is why I came here and I loved it! Beautiful art to observe and the service was nice. And you definitely have to see the patio. It's wonderful for photo shoots and for walking breaks.
  • A large museum spanning many floors with a vast selection of items renting from antiquity to basically the industrial age. There are guided as well audio tours available and I would recommend either of these as there is very little detail given for much in display, many with no plaques at all to even give a hint of what you are looking at our even the era from where it came.

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