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Museu Egipci

One of Europe's top private collections

Inside the museum

Millionaire enthusiast Jordi Clos has accumulated an impressive collection of Egyptian art divided on three floors of an Eixample town house, thematically into ten subjects: the Pharaoh, the gods, the arts and more, with reconstructions of tombs and a choice collection of masks, ceramics, jewellery, statuettes and mummies, including a baby crocodile that looks like a pencil and other swaddled animals, made visible with X-rays. It has a library nice outdoor terrace café, too.

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C/ de Valencia 286

Hours Mon-Fri 10am-2pm & 4-8pm, Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 10am-2pm. Summer Mon-Sat 10am-8pm; Sun 10am-2pm

Adm €11; €8 for students and over 65s; under 5s free

metro: Passeig de Gràcia

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+34 93 488 01 88

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: Museu Egipci