Come to Barcino147 Bed and Breakfast in Barcelona and enjoy the exhibitions at the MNAC and other Museums MNAC (Museum National d’Art de Catalunya) contains incredible collections of Catalan art spanning 1000 years from the Romanesque period to the mid-twentieth century. It is a must for any art lover or for those interested in learning a bit more about Catalan history. The beginnings of the museum started in 1880 and the collection has now grown to over 250,000 pieces. In 1990 it was declared a national museum after bringing together collections from two museums (one with works from the Romanesque and Gothic period and the other with 19th – 20th century works). The museum features many pieces from some of the most famous Catalan artists including Picasso, Gaudí and Dalí.