The neo-Pompeiian Museu Martorell, designed by Antoni Rovira i Trias, opened in 1882 as the city's very first public first museum, the Museu Martorell, dedicated to geology.
It has recently been subject to a €5m plus renovation and is now the venue for temporary exhibits of the Museu de Ciències Naturals.
Parc de la Ciutadella
Open Oct—Feb Tues—Sat 10am—7pm, Sun 10am—8pm; Mar—Sept Tues—Sun 10am—8pm
Adm €6.50, reduced €4.50
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