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El Born Centre Cultural I De Memoria

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El Born Centre Cultural i de Memoria is a public space that preserves the archaeological remains of a neighbourhood that was demolished in the 18th century after the War of the Spanish Succession. It is also a place that promotes cultural and educational activities related to heritage and memory.

The ticket price for visiting the archaeological site is 6 euros for adults, 4.20 euros for concessions and free for children under 16. The ticket also includes access to the temporary exhibitions. You can buy tickets online or at the ticket office.

The El Born Centre Cultural I De Memoria is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 20:00. It is closed on Mondays, except public holidays. The last admission is 30 minutes before closing time.

To get to the El Born Centre Cultural I De Memoria, you can take the metro (L4 Jaume I or L1 Arc de Triomf), the bus (lines 39, 40, 42, 45, 51, 120, H14, H16, V15 or V17) or the train (Rodalies R1, R3 or R4 to Arc de Triomf). You can also walk or cycle from other parts of the city.

The El Born Centre Cultural I De Memoria offers guided tours of the archaeological site and the exhibitions, as well as thematic tours on topics such as Barcelona in the time of plague, the art of building Barcelona or a gastronomic history of the city. You can book a tour online or by phone (+34 932 56 68 51).

The El Born Centre Cultural I De Memoria has two exhibition halls: one dedicated to the permanent exhibition «Barcelona 1700. From stones to people», which tells the story of the neighbourhood and its inhabitants before and after the siege of Barcelona; and another one for temporary exhibitions on various aspects of heritage and memory.

Some tips for visiting the El Born Centre Cultural I De Memoria are: wear comfortable shoes, as you will walk on uneven surfaces; bring a bottle of water, as there are no drinking fountains inside; and download the free app «El Born CCM», which offers audio guides and interactive maps.

Some prohibitions for visiting the El Born Centre Cultural I De Memoria are: do not touch the archaeological remains or the exhibits; do not take photos with flash or tripod; do not eat or drink inside; and do not smoke or use electronic cigarettes.

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