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The Wax Museum of Barcelona, or the Museu de Cera Barcelona, is a popular tourist attraction in the city center.

Many lifelike wax figurines, including well-known historical figures, celebrities, politicians, and fictitious characters, are on display.

It is a joyful and instructive experience because the museum allows visitors to interact with and take pictures of these incredibly realistic figurines. 

The museum is divided into themed rooms, each showcasing figures from a specific period or cultural area.

The Wax Museum is a must-see destination for anyone interested in history, pop culture, or art. It provides a fun and educational experience for visitors of all ages.

This article shares everything you should know before booking tickets for Wax Museum Barcelona.

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What to expect at Wax Museum in Barcelona

The 28 halls of the Barcelona Wax Museum have a distinct theme.

You’ll see historical figures from Spain-Catalonia and Europe, like Stephen Hawking, Barack Obama, Lionel Messi, Albert Einstein, Brad Pitt, Greta Thunberg, and many more.

Famous movie figures like Captain Jack Sparrow from “The Curse of the Caribbean,” the numerous “Star Wars” heroes, and Arthur Fleck from “Joker” are also given ample room.

Visiting the wax museum in Barcelona is a unique and memorable experience.

Here’s what you can expect:

Wax Figures

You will see an impressive collection of lifelike wax sculptures of famous figures, celebrities, and characters from popular culture. 

With the cast of La Casa de Papel (Money Heist), Little Red Riding Hood, and Salvador Dalí, you never know what’s around the next corner of the Wax Museum Barcelona. 

Each figure is created using high-quality materials and expert craftsmanship, making them incredibly realistic and captivating.

Photo Opportunities

Visitors are encouraged to take photos with the wax figures, providing a fun way to capture memories of their visit. 

Some figures may also be set up in dioramas or scenes, offering additional photo opportunities.

Interactive Exhibits

The museum includes interactive exhibits and displays, such as dioramas and scenes, allowing visitors to experience the figures more immersively. 

These exhibits showcase the figures in natural settings, helping to bring the personalities depicted to life.

Gift Shop

The Gift Shop has different objects related to the museum and its figures, and others related to Barcelona, as well as the perfect gifts for all ages.

Guided Tours

The wax museum offers guided tours, providing visitors with additional information and insights about the figures on display. 

These tours are a great way to learn more about the personalities depicted and the process of creating lifelike wax sculptures.

Overall, visiting the Museum of Wax Barcelona can be a fun and educational experience, providing a unique opportunity to see life-like depictions of famous figures and personalities.

Box: Visit Café Bosc de les Fades nearby after leaving the museum. You’ll experience a world straight out of a beautiful storybook.

Where to buy Wax Museum in Barcelona tickets

Wax Museum of Barcelona tickets are available online and at the ticket booth at the attraction.

However, we recommend that you book your tickets online because it provides you with several perks.

– By booking tickets online, you can save money since you receive an online discount.

– You don’t have to travel to the attraction and exert yourself by waiting in long lines at the ticket counter.

– When you reserve in advance, you get your preferred time slot for the tour.

– The tickets usually get sold out quickly. But you can prevent last-minute disappointments if you buy tickets online.

– Booking tickets in advance allows you to keep your travel plans flexible.

How online tickets work

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

You will receive an email with your tickets as soon as you purchase them. There is no need for you to bring printouts.

On the day of your visit, skip the line and show your smartphone ticket at the entrance.

Cost of Wax Museum in Barcelona tickets

The Wax Museum of Barcelona tickets cost €21 for all visitors aged 17 years and above. 

Kids aged 6 to 16 years get a €4 discount and pay only €17 for entry.

A family of 2 adults and 2 kids pays a discounted price of €58 for entry.

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

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Tickets for Wax Museum Barcelona

Book your tickets to enjoy the waxy and wacky figures in the Wax Museum of Barcelona.

By purchasing your tickets in advance, you get immediate admission to the Wax Museum Barcelona and access to 28 thematic spaces and more than 120 wax figures.

Near the Ramblas, in the Wax Figure Museum, more than 360 statues of well-known people and the stars of popular movies like Pirates of the Caribbean awe the audience.

Rub shoulders with stars like Billie Eilish, characters from La Casa de Papel, Don Quixote, and Picasso.

When you’re done with the museum, visit the café El Bosc de les Fades, a charming forest-themed spot full of gnomes, faeries, and twinkling lights.

You are also provided an English, Spanish, Italian, and Catalan audio guide.

A visit to the quirky Barcelona Wax Museum is something you and your friends will be talking about afterward!

Plus, there are figures from Catalonia’s history so you can brush up on your history lessons.

Tickets Prices

Adult Ticket (17+ years): €21
Child Ticket (6 to 16 years): €17
Infant Ticket (up to 5 years): Free
Family Ticket (2 adults + 2 children): €58

Combo tickets

Combo tickets are the greatest way to experience Barcelona.

You can purchase Barcelona Wax Museum tickets in combination with Las Golondrinas Sightseeing Cruise, Barcelona Aquarium, or Barcelona Zoo tickets. 

Wax Museum Barcelona + Las Golondrinas Sightseeing Cruise

With this simple mix of must-sees, make one reservation and optimize your experience by visiting the Wax Museum in Barcelona and Las Golondrinas Sightseeing Cruise.

You can skip the line for admission to the Wax Museum Barcelona by purchasing a combo ticket.

You get a discount of 9% on this ticket. 

With more than 200 waxworks showing historical scenes (famous couples like Antony and Cleopatra and John Lennon and Yoko Ono), the Wax Museum casts its net quite wide.

The combo ticket also allows you to experience the one-hour sightseeing cruise along the coastline of Barcelona and provides access to two open decks for the best views of the city.

See emblematic city sights like the Port Olímpic, the Hotel Wela, the Barceloneta beach, and the luxurious yachts moored in Port Vell.

Ticket Cost: €28

Barcelona Aquarium + Wax Museum Barcelona

With this combo ticket, you can visit the Barcelona Aquarium and Wax Museum Barcelona.

You get a discount of 10% on this ticket.

You can skip the line for admission to Barcelona Aquarium and get access to all areas and permanent exhibitions.

Barcelona Aquarium is the world’s largest Mediterranean-themed aquarium, perfect for adults and children.

Tiptoe through a glass tunnel over 80 meters (262 feet) long, surrounded by sharks, eels, stingrays, and more.

Submerge yourself in a fantastic underwater kingdom of bizarre and beautiful sea creatures.

The combo ticket also allows you to meet stars like Billie Eilish, characters from La Casa de Papel, Don Quixote, and Picasso at the Wax Museum Barcelona.

Ticket Cost: €41

Wax Museum Barcelona + Barcelona Zoo

A combo ticket for Wax Museum and Barcelona Zoo will enhance your experience.

You get a discount of 5% on this ticket.

This combo ticket gets you admission by skipping the line to the Wax Museum, where you can see all the well-known waxy historical figures, celebrities, politicians, and fictitious characters.

Meet nature’s wildest creatures and learn about their conservation and habitats by visiting the Barcelona Zoo and seeing more than 5,500 exotic animals.

The zoo has animals from giraffes to gorillas to goldfish, and many more. 

You can see the world’s largest lizards in the Komodo dragon enclosure, admire flocks of parrots and tropical birds in the aviary, and even a rare Catalan donkey in the farmyard.

Your kids will love the visit.

Ticket Cost: €40

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How to reach the Wax Museum of Barcelona

Wax Museum is located at Passatge de la Banca in Barcelona.

Address: Passatge de la Banca, 7 (La Rambla) 08002 Barcelona – Spain. Get Directions.

You can go to Wax Museum Barcelona via public transit or personal vehicle.

By Bus

The nearest bus stops are Portal de la Pau (available buses: 59, 120, D20, H14, N0, N6, V13)  and Colom – La Rambla (available buses: N9), a 2-minute walk away.

Another bus stop is PASSEIG DE COLOM (available buses: BCTO) is 6-minute walk away.

By Metro

The nearest subway station is Drassanes (available metro: L3) which is within a 2-minute walking distance.

By Car

Get in your car, open Google Maps, and proceed to your destination as you see fit.

There is no free parking around the Museum, but there are car parks with hourly rates.

Click here to view the nearest parking lots.

Wax Museum in Barcelona timings

The Bareclona’s Wax Museum is open all days of the week.

It runs from 10.30 am to 8 pm from Monday to Sunday. 

The last entry to Museo de Cera de Barcelona is at 7 pm.

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How long does Wax Museum in Barcelona take

The Wax Museum visit lasts approximately one hour.

Visitors typically spend more than an hour exploring the museum, taking photos with the wax figures, and learning about the personalities depicted.

Best time to visit Wax Museum in Barcelona

The best time to visit Barcelona Wax Museum is as soon as it opens at 10.30 am.

Choose the morning slot so you can experience and enjoy your tour as a small group of people is around in the morning.

Since the Wax Museum can get busy on weekends, weekdays are better for visiting.

Know before you go

– You can take photographs and videos. Tripods and other devices that may block traffic or cause crowds are not permitted.

– The Museum is fully accessible for wheelchair users except for two sets that are still not adapted for wheelchair users. You should select the reduced rate when buying your ticket.

– There is a cloakroom managed by the museum ticket office personnel available for use at some extra cost.

– Animals cannot enter the Museum except for assistance dogs for the disabled or small dogs, which you may carry in a bag. They must stay in the bag throughout the visit.

– You can visit the Museum with a child’s buggy as the Museum has a lift for use during the visit. There is also a buggy park at the entrance where you can leave the buggy if you prefer to visit the Museum without it.

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