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Museum of Illusions Barcelona – tickets, prices, what to expect

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Become part of the artwork at the Museum of Illusions in Barcelona, one of the first such attractions in Europe.

More than 70 large-scale 3D paintings on walls and floors create eye-popping scenes that allow you to put yourself into the picture using optical illusions literally. 

This article shares everything you need to know before buying tickets for the Museum of Illusions Barcelona.

Museum of Illusions Barcelona

What to expect at Museum of Illusions Barcelona

Experience the Museum of Illusions which is regularly updated so that visitors can engage with new exhibits.

Visit themed rooms that transport you to a thrilling, fantastical world.

Enter the space with your coupon in hand and explore the mind-blowing exhibitions.

Visit Barcelona to see a collection of hand-painted 3D pieces by regional artists.

Bring the whole family along to experience numerous illusions that will appeal to everyone’s sense of humor.

Be ready to engage in interactive exhibitions that let you board the Titanic or get lost in a zombie-infested environment.

Take amusing photos to post on social media and share them with friends and family.

Where to buy Museum of Illusions Barcelona tickets

There are two modes of purchasing tickets for the Barcelona Museum of Illusions – online or at the venue.

If you plan to buy tickets at the museum itself, be prepared to stand in long queues.

Your efforts will go in vain if, after standing for hours in line, you get to know that all tickets are sold out.

We strongly recommend booking tickets in advance if you want to avoid such disappointments and last-minute turndowns.

The best part about online tickets is that you get them at a great discount. 

When you book all tickets online, you have the advantage of picking a date and time slot that works best for you. 

How online ticket works

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

After the purchase, you will receive the tickets in your email. 

You don’t need to take any printouts. 

On the day of your visit, all you have to do is scan your smartphone ticket at the entrance of the Museum of illusions.

Cost of Museum of Illusions Barcelona tickets

Museum of Illusions Barcelona tickets cost €10 for all visitors aged five years and above.

Children up to the age of 5 years can enter the museum for free.

Museum of Illusions Barcelona tickets

Museum of Illusions Barcelona tickets
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You can enter Barcelona’s Museum of Illusions with this ticket.

The Museum of Illusions in Barcelona offers an hour filled with some of the strangest photo backgrounds in the city.

Pose next to amazing backdrops like a flying saucer, the T-jaws, Rex’s Dali paintings, and more.

Explore a variety of mind-boggling optical exhibitions and illusions.

In this incredible environment, you can board the Titanic, avoid zombies, or tame a dinosaur.

Explore a selection of 3D paintings that renowned Barcelona artists have meticulously hand-painted.

Ticket Price 

Adult Ticket (5+ years): €10
Child Ticket (up to 5 years): Free Entry 

Big Fun Museum Barcelona + Museum of Illusions Barcelona

Museum of Illusions Barcelona
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Big Fun Museum is just 400 meters (1312 feet) from the Museum of Illusions Barcelona, and you can walk the distance in around five minutes.

This is the reason why visitors love to explore both attractions together.

You can buy this combo ticket if you wish to visit both attractions on the same day.

On purchasing this ticket, you get a discount of up to 5%.

Ticket Cost: €29

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How to reach Museum of Illusions Barcelona 

Barcelona Museum of Illusions is located on Carrer del Pintor Fortuny, close to Las Ramblas, and an easy walk from most of Barcelona’s tourist centers.

Address: C/ del Pintor Fortuny, 17, 08001 Barcelona, Spain. Get Directions 

The most convenient way to reach the Barcelona Museum of Illusions is by bus and car.

By Bus

Pl dels Àngels is the nearest bus stop to Barcelona’s Museum of Illusions, only a three minutes walk away.

By Car 

If you are traveling by car, turn on your google maps and get started!

Aparcamiento Saba is the nearest car parking to Barcelona’s Museum of Illusions, only two minutes walk away.

Museum of Illusions Barcelona timings

Museum of Illusions Barcelona timings
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Barcelona’s Museum of Illusions is open every day of the week from 11 am to 7 pm.

On Saturdays, the museum operates from 11 am to 9 pm.

How long does Museum of Illusions Barcelona take

Visitors to the Illusions Museum in Barcelona usually spend an hour exploring it completely.

However, if you spend time taking pictures and recording videos, you can expect to stay longer.

Best time to visit Museum of Illusions Barcelona

The best time to visit the Museum of Illusions in Barcelona is as soon as it opens at 11 am.

If you visit the museum early, you can avoid crowds. 

When it is less crowded, you can explore the museum peacefully, as you don’t have to wait for your turn to experience some mind-bending exhibits and riddles.

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