The Can Llopis Romantic Museum | Cultural Heritage. Goverment of Catalonia.
The Can Llopis Romantic Museum The bourgeois taste for modernity
The Llopis family were dedicated to the cultivation of vineyards. In fact, the winery produced the Malvasia Llopis, a sweet wine characteristic of the town of Sitges. The last member of the family, the diplomat Manuel Llopis i Casades, bequeathed the family home to the Government of Catalonia, together with the furniture and other objects, for the purpose of setting up a museum dedicated to Romanticism. And thus the Can Llopis Romantic Museum opened its doors in 1949.

The building is a house built at the end of the 18th century in the sober and elegant neoclassical style. The interior reflects how a bourgeois family lived in the 19th century, evolving from the aristocratic tastes at the beginning of the century to the splendour of the romanticism. This evolution also can be seen in details such as the lighting, which combines candle chandeliers with gas lighting.

The Museum has a series of dioramas which illustrate daily life and the popular traditions of the 19th century. It also houses the collection of dolls and toys of the artist Lola Anglada, made up of more than 400 pieces from the 18th and 19th centuries. Before leaving, visitors can’t miss seeing the carriage with seating for up to 14 people and the collection of velocipedes.

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What can I do?
At the moment the Museum is closed for renovations.
From 1 March to 30 June and from 1 to 31 October
Sundays (public holidays included) from 12 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays to Saturdays
From July 1 to September 30th
From Tuesday to Sunday (public holidays included) from 12 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Closed Monday
From November 1st to February 28th
Sundays (public holidays included) from 12 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Closed from Monday to Saturday

Tel. 93 894 29 69 
Fax 93 894 85 29 
Carrer de Sant Gaudenci, 1, 
08870 Sitges, Barcelona
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