Casa Mauri

Construction of the century. XVIII which is built around a courtyard

The house is based partly on Roman structures corresponding to one of the villas in the suburbs of the colony Barcino.

The facade retains a small wooden lattice, lock system is characteristic. XVIII, which is practically the only survivor in Barcelona.

It is possible that s. XIII, the house is part of the premises of the neighboring building, the palace Mecca. Between 1378 and 1516 belonged to the family Rocha. An empty documentary takes us to 1716, when it was owned by F. Casamada.

The building suffered many reforms, the most important of which was the 1872 when it was annexed to the neighboring house, the palace windows. Josep Vidal i Torrents had been the owners. Since then, a large part of the building was used for industrial purposes. In 1943 it was acquired by Mauri confectioners. Since 1999, Casa Mauri became part of the Picasso Museum.


Tuesday to Sunday from 9 am to 7 pm (including holidays)

Thursday from 9 am to 9:30 pm

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