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El MAC

The Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya (MAC; Archaeological Museum of Catalonia), torchbearer of the archaeological museum tradition since the turn of the century, is fruit of the Museum Act ratified in 1990. As a National Museum, its main objective is to preserve, research and diffuse archaeological remains that illustrate historical evolution from prehistory to the Middle Ages.

The MAC is divided into a network of museums and archaeological sites. Currently, it comprises the BarcelonaGironaEmpúriesOlèrdolaUllastret, the Centre d’Arqueologia Subaquàtica de Catalunya (CASC; Underwater Archaeology Centre of Catalonia) and the Centre Iberia Graeca Iberian.

Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya

The Catalonia Archaeology Museum is now part of the Catalan Agency of cultural heritage.

The Archaeological Net

Headed by the Archaeological Museum of Catalonia, the network consists of museums around Catalonia that manage the most important archaeological heritage of our land, both collections of his background as the archaeological sites that depend on it.

The iberian route 

The Iberian Route is a cultural tourism project coordinated by the Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya, which aims to introduce visitors to our country’s main Iberian sites and the peoples that inhabited them. It consist of 17 sites structured in 7 itineraries that take us 2,000 years ago.

The route of rock art

The Route of Rock Art indicates a serie of exceptional sites that evoke prehistoric life for us, extremely fragile painted scenes, some of which were created over 8,000 years ago, and have been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO for their singularity.

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