The Museum is open!

  • El museu
  • 23.06.2020

We are really looking forward to seeing you all again and sharing our love of the sea with you. We hope you enjoy your trip to the Museum!

The entire exhibition space integrated in the Royal Shipyards of Barcelona, more than 8,000 m2, is open to the public, so you can visit all the permanent and temporary exhibitions. The Museum will maintain its normal opening hours, from 10:00 to 20:00. Last entrance no later than 19:00. Free entrance on Sunday afternoons.  From June 22 to July 8, Promotional 2-for-1 offer with a standard entrance ticket to the Museum. To access the MMB facilities (Library, Archive, General Registry) members of the public must make a prior appointment.


Health Measures. To guarantee the safety and comfort of all, we have taken the following measures, in accordance with the recommendations of the health authorities.

  • Reducing by ⅓ the Museum’s maximum visitor capacity.
  • Enhancing the cleaning service, especially for items and objects that may be accessed by the
  • Hygiene points providing disinfectant gel.
  • Removing leaflets, hall pamphlets, interactive screens and audio guides.
  • Tactile items for visitors with visual impairment may now only be used by these persons.
  • Audio and audiovisual items for the exhibitions may now be accessed on the website Look for the explanatory signs placed strategically around the Museum.
  • The cloakroom and left luggage service will not be available. Maximum size for backpacks, bags and packages that may be carried during your visit: 40 cm (in any of the three dimensions).
  • Group visits are not permitted.


  • You must wear a face mask to enter the Museum, and throughout your entire visit.
  • Your visit route will be signposted. Enter the Museum through the entrance at Plaça del Portal de la Pau. Exit into the garden area, the Jardí del Museu.
  • The elevator may only be used by people with restricted mobility.
  • Maintain a safety distance of 1,5m between yourself and others. Try not to concentrate into groups.
  • Wash your hands in disinfectant gel when you enter the Museum, and throughout the visit route.
  • Do not touch display cases or information panels.
  • We would prefer if you pay with a card.
  • Follow the recommendations of the customer service staff.

Before your visit, please check the website to find out the special conditions currently in force.



  • The schooner Santa Eulàlia will be open to the public as from 22 June, though its maximum visitor capacity will be reduced by ⅓. All visitors must wear face masks, wash their hands with disinfectant gel before boarding the ship, and follow the route indicated on deck. Visitors will not be allowed to enter the hold, the engine room or the captain’s cabin. Sailing trips aboard the Santa Eulàlia will not be available until further notice, in accordance with health authority
  • The felucca Far Formentera will remain unavailable and out of use. No sailing trips on the vessel will be available until further notice, in accordance with health authority guidelines.



All the general recommendations regarding hygiene, safety distance, etc., as well as restrictions established by the authorities at any time shall be applied within the Museum.

  • The MMB library will be open to the public by prior appointment. Please contact The activities of the Reading Club will be continued telematically, and all queries and questions should be addressed to
  • The Archive Consultation Service will be open to the public by prior appointment. Please contact or via the Portal de tràmits, stating the subject matter of your consultation. Priority will be given to requests submitted telematically.
  • The cafe-restaurant Norai will be open from 9:00 to 20:30, except on days when special events produce changes in the closing time. Enter at Portal de la Pau and exit into the garden area, the Jardí del Museu.
  • The MMB shop will be open from 10:00 to 20:00, coinciding with the Museum’s opening hours. Enter at Portal de la Pau and exit into the Jardí del Museu.
  • The garden area Jardins del Baluard will remain closed to the public until further notice.

During your visit, you will find various information points reminding you of the recommendations required for your visit and safe use of the MMB facilities. Thank you for helping to safeguard the health of yourselves and everybody! Thank you for the trust you have placed in the Maritim Museum of Barcelona.



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