Museums & exhibition centres
The Fundació Joan Miró is located in Montjuïc Park in a magnificent Mediterranean-style building designed by Josep Lluís Sert, and houses the most important public collection of works by Joan Miró.
CosmoCaixa is the science museum in Barcelona run by "la Caixa" Community Projects, and is designed to stimulate people?s knowledge and opinion of science through exhibitions and a wide variety of activities.
The Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona now has new premises in a building in the Forum precinct, by the sea and the Besòs river, designed by the architects Herzog & De Meuron.
The Barcelona Botanical Gardens are located on a gentle slope in Montjuïc Park
and offer a different walk for every season of the year, through the vegetation from the five regions of the world with a Mediterranean climate.
The Museu de la Xocolata was set up in the year 2000 as an initiative of Barcelona’s Confectioners’ Guild, and is housed in a building of great historic importance, the former Convent of Sant Agustí in Barcelona.