Caixa Forum Barcelona in refurbished textile Factory
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Caixa Forum Barcelona in refurbished textile Factory

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Updated: Sep 19, 2021

by: Barcelona Travel Hacks

Caixa Forum Barcelona

Summary: Art gallery, museum & exhibition space. Former textile factory of entrepreneur Casimir Casaramona. Built 1911 by architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch.

Address: Avinguda Francesc Ferrer i Guardia 6-8, Barcelona. 08038

Summary of Prices:

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information
Adult Zone 1 T-casual € 6.00 Free for La Caixa bank customers
Child T-familiar FREE for under 16 year olds
Group/Family Ticket: 10+ people -
Notes: Free entry to courtyard and roof terrace.
Free day:


About Caixa Forum Barcelona:

The building dates from 1911 and was built as a textile factory by the wealthy merchant Casimir Casaramona i Puigcercas. The architect was Josep Puig i Cadafalch. however it closed as a factory in 1918 and reopened as a warehouse in 1929. From 1940 the building was used by the Spanish National Police Force until the spanish banking giant "la Caixa" bought it in 1963.

In February 2002 after extensive refurbishment and construction of a new entrance by architect Arata Isozaki, it opened as a museum. It comprises almost three acres of exhibition space, a media library, auditorium, classrooms and a restaurant. Access to the museum is via a basement lobby reached from street level by an escalator.

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Visiting Caixa Forum Barcelona:

Access to the inner courtyard streets and roof terrace of CaixaForum is free. However, to access any of the exhibitions a ticket is needed.

A general entry ticket (Entrada General) that gives access to all the temporary and permanent exhibitions is now available for 6 euros. Entry is free for La caixa bank customers and under 16 year olds.

CaixaForum Opening hours:

All days 10:00h to 20:00h.

Christmas period: 24th December, 31st December, 5th January 10:00h to 18:00h.

Closed: 25th December, 1st january and 6th January.

Getting To Caixa Forum Barcelona:

Nearest TMB Metro is Plaza Espana on the green (L3) and Red L1) lines.

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