The ‘split flap’ has 4,800 images

The FC Barcelona museum has opened two new facilities this summer which were renovated to make photographs and videos centre stage.

The first new attraction is a large interactive wall which is seven metres long and over two metres high consisting of high quality HD monitors. The wall has an advanced system of gestural interaction based on an image recognition system and a set of Kinect cameras. Here, fans are able to

The other new addition to the museum is the 'Split Flap' system which provides a journey throughout the club’s historic moments which includes a total of 4,800 images.

By the end of the year, visitors will be able to enjoy an area dedicated to last year’s treble-winning side.

Photo of Pele and Cruyff, the museum’s latest gem

The museum now proudly displays its latest gem – an iconic photo taken by Xavi Valls of Johan Cruyff and Pelé, two of football’s biggest legends. The image comes from a match between FC Barcelona and Santos during the Ramón de Carranza Trophy in 1974 and now sits alongside other memorabilia from the famous Dutch player, such as the shirt he wore in the 0-5 win against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu in 1973.

20% increase in August

The FC Barcelona Museum saw a total of 583,735 visitors in August, a 20% increase on last season (487,937).

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