Montserrat comprises the Sanctuary of the Virgin Mary of Montserrat and the Benedictine monastery, which, for almost 1,000 years, has been at the service of pilgrims from all over the world, who come to worship the Black Madonna, a Romanesque sculpture dating from the late 12th century featuring delicately carved features.
- The current restrictions imply controlling the capacity of the Throne of the Virgin, for this reason, you must select the time of this visit. You can do the rest of the visit before or after this time.
- At the Information Office in Montserrat, you will have the Open air Museum: thanks to an audio guide, a map and an informative booklet, you can discover on your own all the most important facets of the monastery's history, not to mention the major sites of the Sanctuary of Montserrat.
- The Audiovisual Room “Montserrat portes endins” showcases what Montserrat is all about and what it means. The exhibition revolves around three main elements: the mountain, the monastery and the sanctuary.
- The Museum of Montserrat (MDM) is home to one of the country's most important art collections. Containing works by Caravaggio, El Greco, Rusiñol, Casas, Picasso, Dali, Monet and others, it also has a valuable collection of the Archaeology of the Ancient World with archaeological remains from the Near East (ancient Persia, Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Holy Land...). There also are temporary exhibitions in addition to the permanent collection. The MDM was declared a National Museum of Spain in 2006.
Check the hours of the Information Office, the Audiovisual Space and the Museum, at this link.