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Mies van der Rohe Pavilion- tickets, prices, discounts, what to expect

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Lilly Reich and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe collaborated on the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion or Barcelona Pavilion design.

The Barcelona Pavilion is more than just a building!

The pavilion is a complex in which the interior fuses with the architectural landscape of its surroundings to form a single entity.

After WWI, it was renamed the German Pavilion.

In the 20th Century, the pavilion became the face of Germany, demonstrating the country’s progressive nature. 

This article explains everything you should know before booking Pavilion Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona tickets.

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What to expect at Mies van der Rohe Pavilion

The Mies van der Rohe Pavilion is a must-see for anybody visiting Barcelona. 

This is the most obvious landmark in the city, attracting roughly a million tourists each year. 

The Barcelona Pavilion is recognized as one of the most exquisite specimens of architecture. 

You can expect to enjoy stunning views of the sunset and city lights that will take your breath away.

Here, you can look closer at the iconic materials used in construction.

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Where to buy Mies van der Rohe Pavilion ticket

You can buy Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona tickets at the ticket office or online.

However, we recommend booking your tickets online because it provides various benefits.

– You get a discount on booking tickets online, which means you can save money.

– You don’t have to travel to the attraction to buy tickets and sweat yourself standing in long queues. 

– You can book your tickets in advance and plan your tour accordingly.

– Sometimes, the tickets get sold out quickly. However, if you purchase tickets online, you can avoid last-minute disappointments. 

– You can select a date and timeslot at your convenience. 

How online ticket works

On the booking page, select your preferred date, time slot, and the number of tickets and buy them right away. 

Tickets will be immediately emailed to your registered email address following payment, so there is no need to print them.

On the day of your visit, you must present the e-ticket saved on your phone at the entrance.

Mies van der Rohe Pavilion entry tickets

Mies van der Rohe Pavilion entry tickets
Image: Miesbcn.com

Enjoy a tranquil visit to one of Barcelona’s most beautiful spots with Mies van der Rohe Pavilion tickets.

Get away from the hustle and bustle of Barcelona to see one of the twentieth century’s most significant and spectacular architectural marvels.

With this ticket, you may wonder at the collision of steel, Roman travertine, Alps green marble, Greek marble, and Atlas gold onyx.

The ticket provides access to the Barcelona Pavilion, its garden, and a specialized bookstore. 

Ticket Price

General Ticket: €8
Reduced Ticket: €4

The reduced ticket is available for students, the unemployed, reduced Pink Card holders, and large families. On the first Sunday of each month, admission is free for children below 16 years, Pink Card users, AMC Card holders, Metropolitan Pass members, and carers of disabled guests.

Mies van der Rohe Pavilion Card

Mies van der Rohe Pavilion Card
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Visit the Barcelona Pavilion as often as you like for a year with Mies van der Rohe Pavilion Card.

With this one-of-a-kind card, you may enjoy the games and activities for an entire year, which is less expensive than paying entrance each time.

This card will help you get up to 15% off on the items purchased at the Pavilion shop.

You will receive notifications of events at the Pavilion and the Fundació newsletter.

Every purchase entitles you to five free tickets to the pavilion, which you can give to whomever you like.

Ticket Cost: €20

Save money & time! Buy The Barcelona Pass and see Barcelona’s top local landmarks and attractions. Explore the spectacular Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, and Plaça de Catalunya, and enjoy the city tour from the top deck of the hop-on, hop-off bus.

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How to reach Mies van der Rohe Pavilion

Mies van der Rohe Pavilion is situated at the foot of the National Art Museum of Catalonia and Montjuic. 

Address: Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 7, 08038 Barcelona, Spain. Get Directions

You can take a bus or car to the pavilion. 

By Bus

The nearest bus stops are Av Ferrer i Guàrdia – Mèxic, Pl de Carles Buïgas, and CAIXA FÒRUM – PAVELLÓ.

You can also get down at other bus stops, Poble Espanyol, Gran Via – Santa Dorotea, and Gran Via – Farell, located within 5 to 6 minutes of walking distance. 

By Car

You can also rent a cab or use your car to reach the attraction using Google Maps

Check out the parking spaces here!

Mies van der Rohe Pavilion timings

Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion opens daily.

However, the timings vary based on peak and non-peak seasons of the year.

Pavilion Opening Hours
March to October10 am to 8 pm
November to February10 am to 6 pm
Bookstore Opening Hours
March to October10.15 am to 2 pm & from 3 pm to 7.45 pm
November to February  10.15 am to 2 pm & from 3 pm to 5.45 pm

The Barcelona Pavilion is open every day of the year except 25 December.

However, the Pavilion may occasionally be closed to the public, or access may be restricted.

The last entry is 15 minutes before closing.

For further changes in opening hours, please visit the official website

How long does Mies van der Rohe Pavilion take

One hour is enough to visit Barcelona’s Mies van der Rohe Pavilion.

But you are free to spend as much time as you wish exploring the attraction.

Best time to visit Mies van der Rohe Pavilion

Best time to visit Mies van der Rohe Pavilion
Image: Miesbcn.com

The best time to visit the Barcelona Pavilion is as soon as they open at 10 am. 

The crowd is at its minimum, which means you can take time exploring the attraction and take better photographs. 

It starts getting crowded after 11 am, and between 12 and 2 pm, the Pavilion reaches its peak capacity.

If you can’t make it early in the morning, the next best time to visit the attraction is after 2 pm. 

On the First Sunday of every month, the pavilion follows an open door policy, meaning you get free admission without making reservations. 

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