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Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona

Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona

The CCCB is one of the major infrastructures from the 1990s. All its activities focus on the theme of the city and urban phenomena, analysed from every point of view and cultural discipline.

Housed in the former almshouse, the Casa de la Caritat, which was built in 1802 on the site of a medieval monastery. The façade and part of the original courtyard have been preserved; the rest was rebuilt using glass and steel. The CCCB is a space for creation and research as well as the dissemination of, and debate on contemporary culture, where the visual arts, literature, philosophy, film, music, transmedia activity and the performing arts are interconnected in an interdisciplinary programme. It also offers activities and exhibitions in the field of science, technology and innovation.

The CCCB centres its activities on creative research and the production of knowledge through a series of core projects produced in-house, such as thematic exhibitions and other live events and digital formats: international debates, the CCCB Lab, the literature platform Kosmopolis, the Beta line of activities, the Xcèntric experimental film festival and other events.

On the fifth floor of the center you'll find the Mirador, recently inaugurated, which allows you to enjoy magnificent panoramic views of the city thanks to its glass facade.

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General details

Address: Carrer de Montalegre, 5 (08001). Barcelona
Phone: 933 064 100
Web site:
Opening time: Tuesday to Sunday, from 11am to 8pm. | 24, 26 and 31 December, 5 and 6 January: from 11am to 3pm. | Closed: 25 December and 1st January.

Opening times of the Mirador: 21/1; 24 and 25/2; 24 and 31/3; 21/4; 19/5; 16 and 30/6; 14 and 28/7; 4, 11, 18 and 25/8; 8, 22 and 24/9; 20/10; 17/11 and 29/12, from 11am to 8pm.

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Accessibility details

The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) has no architectural barriers and runs guided tours adapted to the needs of different types of visitors.

The CCCB participates in the social and educational program Apropa Cultura (Closer to Culture)

Group visits must be booked in advance by phone: 933 064 135 (Tuesday-Friday, 10am-1pm) or by e-mail:

Admission is free for senior citizens and holders of the Targeta Rosa (a transport card for the over 60s and people with disability levels of 33% or more, which provides free admission and discounts at museums and attractions. To obtain the card you must be on the Barcelona electoral register).
Visual impairment
The CCCB can arrange descriptive guided tours for blind people. Prior arrangement is necessary.
Guide dog
Hearing impairment
Many of the feature films and short films screened at the CCCB are in their original language with Catalan subtitles. These subtitles are helpful to deaf people, although they haven’t been specifically designed for them.

The members of staff leading the guided tours use voice amplifiers.
Motor impairment
The entrances to the CCCB are at street level and, once inside, visitors with reduced mobility can get around the building using the lifts that connect the different floors and the different ramps which, in some cases, are longer than the distance stipulated in the accessibility guidelines.

The interiors of the galleries are very spacious and wheelchair users can move around comfortably. The CCCB takes standard mobility requirements into account when designing its exhibition layouts, ensuring visitors can move freely around the space.

The building has adapted toilets.
Cognitive impairment
Since 2010, the CCCB runs the program AlzheimArt, which offers guided tours in exhibitions for Alzheimer's patients, their families and caregivers.

Last update: 18/08/2023

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