The Barcelona Wax Museum

Want to discover its mysteries?

Time has come to a standstill and wax has come to life through some of the most prominent figures in the history of mankind.

In this neo-classical style building, you can pass through scenes full of surprises and admire the skill of the creators of this space located in the heart of the city and close to the hearts of its inhabitants…

Visit a unique building

Find all the creatures

  • History, Culture, Fantasy, Cinema, Music, Literature, Art... You name it!

  • Cantaor, Bailaora? Flamenco is one of the most important Spanish traditions

  • Musicians, Singers, Painters, Sculptors... Find the main characters

  • Emperors, Kings & Queens, Adventurous, Thinkers... They all ruled the world

Some pictures of the space

We’ve selected a few pictures, if you want to have a real experience, don’t hesitate, come along to visit us. We’ll be delighted to have you!

Museu de Cera

Just click the images to enlarge the pictures, enjoy it!


  • Did you Know?

    One morning King Philip III of Spain saw by chance, from a balcony of his palace, a young boy who was sitting and reading a book. He was clapping his hands and laughing loudly. The king said: "Either this man is a fool or he is reading Don Quixote."

  • Did you Know?

    According to Marco Polo, Kublai Khan maintained some 5,000 court astrologers, whose duties included the hazardous task of weather prediction. Why so many? Guessing wrong, he explained, could lead to "early retirement."

  • Did you Know?

    For the New York City premiere of Pinocchio in 1940, Walt Disney hired eleven little people dressed as Pinocchio to frolic on the roof of the theater marquee. To accompany their lunches, the gang was given free beer, for which they were grateful to Disney.

    Indeed, the group was so grateful, and got so drunk, that they stripped naked and sat on the marquee shooting craps! Walt Disney had to call the police!

  • Did you Know?

    In 1812, in the path of Napoleon's advancing army, the Russians abandoned the city of Smolensk and torched it. Napoleon, watching with several aides, compared the inferno to an eruption of Vesuvius, and asked rhetorically whether it was indeed a fine sight.

    "Horrible, sire," an aide replied. Napoleon disagreed: "As a Roman emperor once remarked, 'The corpse of an enemy always smells sweet!'"

  • Did you Know?

    Like Roman queen Messalina, Cleopatra was well known for her phenomenal sexual appetite. Indeed, once it was said she had orally 'entertained' more than 100 men... In one single evening.

  • Did you Know?

    A female admirer once asked Salvador Dali whether it was hard to paint a picture. "No," the artist replied. "It's either easy or impossible."

  • Did you Know?

    Albert Einstein was often asked to explain the general theory of relativity. "Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour," he once declared. "Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That's relativity!"

  • Did you Know?

    George Lucas's script for Star Wars was turned down by every major Hollywood studio. The reason? "No one would pay to see a film about a war in space." Star Wars still ranks among the highest grossing movies ever made.

  • Did you Know?

    Even though Arafat had accepted the Nobel Peace Prize for seeking peace in the Middle East, he appeared at the United Nations talking of peace, but with a gun in his holster.

Where would you like to start?

  1. Discovering all fascinating prominent figures

  2. Satisfying your appetite

  3. Enjoying the most surprising designs

  4. Tasting the best beverages


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