Barcelona has a rich cultural scene that I only managed to visit for a few days while in Spain for MuseumNext 2012. While I also did a walking tour and realize there are many non-museum cultural aspects of Barcelona, I limited this post the museums visited.
The first museum I went to was the Museu Olimpic de l’esport – The Olympic museum as it seemed appropriate with London 2012 and because I’m on the Wenlock Olympian Society. I must admit when I first went in, I was a bit disappointed. There was a large room with standard museum type walls with lots of information (in 4 languages which was nice to see). However, when I thought I was going to exit, I found there was so much more to explore – several floors worth! The Museum is designed to walk down a ramp with the center showing video of sporting highlights – in other words, they used all space without it being too in your face. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Barcelona, International, museums