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Autumn / Winter timetable

25.Oct.2019
From Friday, November 1, the Castle is going to be closing at 6 pm.

The graffiti in the dungeons

25.Mar.2019
The graffiti in the dungeons can now be watched on the Castle's website

Visites en français au Château de Montjuïc

27.Feb.2019
Tous les lundis et vendredis non fériés d’11h30 à 12h30, le château vous offre la possibilité de faire une visite guidée de l’enceinte en français.

Summer timetable at the Castle

25.Feb.2019
Montjuïc Castle begins its Summer timetable on March 1st with the following opening hours: from Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. This timetable will be valid until November 1st.

Open day at the Castle, on February 10th

08.Feb.2019
Next Sunday, February 10th, the Castle is going to hold an open day, on the occasion of Santa Eulàlia’s festivities.

Open Day on 24th setember. The Merce Festival

18.Sep.2018
Montjuïc Castle is going to hold an open day to celebrate the Mercè Festival on 24th September. Entrance to the castle premises will be free of charge all day. The guided tour will be available to discover spaces that are usually closed to the public: the dungeons, the watchtower and the cistern (price of the guided tour: € 5)

Open Day on Friday 18th May. International Museum Day

14.May.2018
Montjuïc Castle will hold an open day to celebrate the International Museum Day. Entrance to the castle premises will be free of charge all day. People visiting the castle that day will have access to the Montjuïc Visitor Centre as well as to the temporary exhibitions "Lost Memory" and “The pedagogical revolution of Ferrer i Guàrdia”.

WE OPEN THE DUNGEONS OF THE CASTLE

14.Mar.2018
Next Thursday, March 15th, the dungeons of the Castle are going to be opened to the public again. The restoration carried out at the site has revealed hundreds of graffiti made by the prisoners who have stayed at the dungeons over the years. Calendars, drawings, proclamations and all kinds of writings have come to light and will be on show when visiting this area. The dungeons can only be accessed with a guided tour, available at 11am from Monday to Sunday and also at 4pm on weekends and holidays at a price of €5 (price of the guided tour, entry not included).

CLOSURE OF THE CASTLE FROM 3:00 PM DUE TO THE GENERAL STRIKE OF 08/03/2018

08.Mar.2018
The Castle of Montjuïc will close its doors after 3pm due to the general strike. On 09/03/2018 the Castle will reopen at its usual time.

The Castle presents to the media the new reception area and the graffiti from the dungeons

01.Mar.2018
On February 27, the Castle received the visit of the media, guided by the Memory Program Commissioner, the Director of History, Memory and Heritage and two archaeologists. The media visited the new reception area of the castle and discovered the graffiti from the dungeons. During the visit was announced that the dungeons will be opened to the public only with guided tours, starting from March 15th.

Spring / summer timetable at the Castle

27.Feb.2018
Montjuïc Castle begins its spring / summer timetable on March 1st with the following opening hours: from Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. This timetable will be valid until November 1st. Ticket prices will not vary and the entrance to the Castle will continue to be free every first Sunday of the month, and on Sunday afternoons from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m

Monday 12th February - Open day at the Castle, Santa Eulàlia’s Day

12.Feb.2018
To celebrate Santa Eulàlia’s Day, patroness of Barcelona, the Castle will be holding an open day. The entrance to the site will be free of charge all day. People attending the Castle will be able to visit the Visitor Center of Montjuïc, the temporary exhibition "Nazis and fascists, the symbolic occupation of the city 1939-1945" "and the artistic intervention" WELCOME "by Ciprian Homorodean.

Nazis and fascists, the symbolic occupation of Barcelona (1939-1945)

20.Nov.2017
On Monday 20 November, it will be the opening of the exhibition "Nazis and fascists, the symbolic occupation of Barcelona (1939-1945)”. The exhibition is a harsh, graphic chronicle that makes no concessions to an ill-hidden past. After the fall of Barcelona into the hands of the Francoist troops, the new regime mirrored Hitler's Germany and Mussolini's Italy in order to eradicate any trace of the Red, Republican and Catalanist past of the city​.

Open Day on 23th, 24th & 25th setember. The Merce Festival

22.Sep.2017
Montjuïc Castle will hold an open days to celebrate the Mercè Festival in 23th, 24th & 25th September. Entrance to the castle premises will be free of charge all day.

Summer programme at Montjuïc Castle

23.Jun.2017
Summer is here. Montjuïc Castle presents a summer programme full of fresh and interesting proposals. Temporary exhibitions, concerts in the open air, an intervention artwork and family activities will brighten the summer period at the Castle.​

Exhibition. "Battle of Montjuïc. Defending the city from the Castle"

09.Jun.2017
The temporary exhibition "Battle of Montjuïc. Defending the city from the Castle" is going to open on Thursday 15 June at room 19 of the parade ground. Battle of Montjuïc was the combat that took place on 26 January 1641 in Montjuïc mountain in Barcelona seven months after the popular uprising known as the “Corpus de Sang” (Corpus of Blood, 7 June 1640). The exhibition is mainly narrated by the artwork that artist Pere Ginard has specialy created for the occasion. Twelve large-format images which recreate events, characters and scenes using a very personal technique, which combines engraving, photography or drawing to configure a whole from a very original point of view. The illustrations are accompanied by short informative texts written by the historian Dani Cortijo and that, through chapters, report the events, from the arrival of the Castilian troops to the victory of the Catalan hosts.

"Vespres de Juliol". Open air concerts at Montjuïc Castle

07.Jun.2017
The Castle of Montjuïc presents the series “Afternoons of July”. On Sundays in July (the 2nd, the 9th, the 16th and the 23rd) from 7pm to 10pm, you can come to the Castle and relax in a privileged environment enjoying a night of good music and great views to the sea. Jazz, Bossa nova, Dixieland and Soul will make the evenings of July very nice and special. Both the shows and the entrance to the Castle are free from 3pm on Sunday. A free shuttle bus service between the Castle and Plaza España is provided from 9.30pm.

Nights at the Castle series

01.Jun.2017
The “Nits al Castell” (“Nights at the Castle”) series returns on Friday nights to the parade ground for the third year. For three nights in June, the Castle will be transformed into a place where you may enjoy artistic performances, taste the culinary delights of the travelling food caravans and enjoy nighttime views of the city from the Castle terrace Access to the activities and to the rest of the premises will be free of charge starting at 8 pm. Starting at 10 pm, the Castle will provide a free shuttle bus service to Plaça d’Espanya.

The Night of Museums 2017

23.May.2017
The Night of Museums 2017 took place last Saturday May the 20th at the Castle and has left us a great influx of visitors, innovative artistic experiences and a very good taste in the mouth thanks to the good food served at the food court.

Giant puppets at the parade ground

16.May.2017
The family activities series brought the show Titeretú to the Castle. Participants were able to try the fabulous machines that transform people who step on them into human puppets. The activity was a great success and each and every participant enjoyed the challenge posed by Titeretú machines. Next Sunday 21 the family activities series continues with the clown show "Smiles in the suitcase" and a chocolate lollipops decorating workshop.

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