The general shutdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus also affects Barcelona's museums, attractions, monuments and cultural centres, which started closing their doors and cancelling or postponing activities and events on March 13. Here we began a list prior to March 14 to keep you abreast of the museums and attractions that will be closed until at least April 11 (this date updated as of March 23) or until further assessment is done by health officials and governing bodies, though as of March 14 the shutdown is more generalised across the city. Other events and festivals in Barcelona have been cancelled or postponed as well.
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Closed Barcelona museums and attractions
Both visits to and continuing works on the Sagrada Família are stopped until further notice.
The Picasso Museum closes its doors from March 12.
One of the most famous parks in Barcelona is closed from March 13 until further notice.
All visits to the Gaudí creation Casa Milà (aka La Pedrera) as well as activities scheduled there are suspended until further notice.
Casa Batlló closes its doors to take preventative measures until further notice.
The National Museum of Art of Catalonia is to remain closed until further notice.
Barcelona's Museum of Contemporary Art closes its doors starting March 13.
The Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona cancels its activities open to the public from March 14.
The Joan Miró museum on Montjuïc is closed from March 13 until further notice.
The funfair on Tibidago is closed from March 13, and all programmed events are suspended.
The city's popular Aquarium has also closed as of March 13 in accordance with local regulations, until further notice.
Barcelona's 'Jardí Botànic' atop Montjuïc, along with all the city's parks and gardens, remain closed until further notice. People are advised to avoid parks and gardens that are not surrounded by gates and therefore cannot be physically closed.
The Mies Van der Rohe museum is closed from March 13, pending further updates.
The Reial Monestir de Pedralbes closes starting March 13, with the possibility of reviewing the extension of the moratorium.
The zoo is closed to the public starting March 13.
This art collection stored in the emblematic Casa Garriga-Nogues in Barcelona is closed to the public temporarily and until further notice.
The Vila Casas Foundation has decided to temporarily close its museums in Barcelona (Can Framis and Espais Volart) and in Empordà.
The Born Centre de Cultura i Memòria has closed from March 13.
Barcelona's Museu de la Música is closed from March 13, with a possible extended closure upon review of prevention measures.
The Fundació Suñol is closed until further notice, and all upcoming activities are postponed.
The Frederic Marès Museum is closed from March 13 until further notice as developments occur.
In line with the current health and government recommendations, the Museu Marítim will be closed from March 14.
This former factory and current space for creating is closed from March 13.
The Virreina Centre de la Imatge has decided to close as of March 13.