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Museo Maritimo de Barcelona is an institution dedicated to the marine culture, with more than 75 years of history and with the mission to preserve, study and share one of the most important collections of maritime patrimony of the Mediterranean.
It is located in the Astilleros Reales, in the maritime zone of the city, next to Montjuïc, being one of the most important and best preserved gothic buildings of the world. The Astilleros were catalogued, in 1956, as Historic-Artistic monument.
This equipment is managed by the Consorcio de los Astilleros Reales and the Museo Maritimo de Barcelona, formed by the Ayuntamiento de Barcelona, the Diputacion de Barcelona, and the Autoridad Portuaria de Barcelona. In 2006, the Museo Maritimo was declared Museum of national interest.