There are so many museums in Barcelona that sometimes it’s difficult to choose which ones to visit. Besides the most famous ones like MNAC, CCCB, Picasso Museum, Fundación Miró and MACBA, there are other museums worth visiting, due to their bizarre and controversial content.
Curious? Here is ShBarcelona’s list of the edgiest museums in Barcelona.
Miba– Museu d’idees I invents de Barcelona
Barcelona’s Ideas and Inventions Museum was created with the objective of promoting innovation and entrepreneurialism through creative inspiration. The museum ‘s collection is divided into three areas: Limited Society, in which visitors can see inventions by several brands, technological centers and individuals; Reflexionarium, objects created by people with a completely different point of view; and Absurdity, which features some of the most insane and hilarious inventions ever created.
The museum is open to exhibiting inventions created by just about anyone. Contact the museum to present yours!
Miba is located at Carrer de la Ciutat, 7.
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Funerary Cars Museum
The Funerary Car Museum was created in 1970, with a collection that is formed by 19 original pieces from different centuries.
The Funerary Car Museum is located at Calle Mare de Déu de Port, 56-58, as part of the Cemetery of Montjüic.
Erotic Museum of Barcelona
Inaugurated in 1997, the Erotic Museum of Barcelona aspires to share the culture and history of eroticism with the world. This one of a kind museum presents the visitors with pieces that are divided into thirteen categories: Pin-up culture, Oriental Eroticism, Erotic Picasso, Phallic Tradition, Private erotic video collection of King Alfonso XIII, World Cultures, Ancient Civilizations, Great masters of painting, Kama Sutra, Sexual Records, Fetishism and Sadomasochism, Contemporary and Temporary Exhibitions.
The museum also has an erotic garden with beautiful plants and thought-provoking items.
The museum is open to any donation that can enrich its collection. If you have a piece you want to donate, contact MEB at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can find the Erotic Museum of Barcelona at La Rambla, number 96, right in front of the Boqueria market.
Hash Marijuana Cañamo & Hemp Museum
Hash Marijuana Cañamo & Hemp Museum was founded by collector Ben Dronkers, presenting his private collection of pipes, posters, books, shoes, guitars and rare paintings that show the recreational use of cannabis during the sixteenth and seventeenth century.
With a collection of over six thousand pieces, Hash Marijuana Cañamo & Hemp Museum teaches visitors about the industrial use of hemp in the creation of oil, yoga mats, paper, clothing, ropes, plastic and much more.
Hash Marijuana Cañamo & Hemp Museum is located at Carrer Ample, 35.