CCCB stands for Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, or in English, Barcelona’s Contemporary Culture Center. The venue, which was created in the 1980s, showcases a series of contemporary exhibits, including the annual World Press Photo.
What are CCCB’s working hours?
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 11 am to 8 pm. The center is usually open on national holidays that don’t fall on Mondays, with the same schedule than from Tuesday to Sunday. CCCB is always closed on Mondays, on the 25th of December, and on the 1st of January.
There are also dates in which CCCB has restricted opening times, which include the 24th, 26th, and 31st of December, and the 5th and 6th of January, in which the venue is open only from 11 am to 3 pm.
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Where can I buy tickets for CCCB?
You can buy tickets directly at the ticket office at CCCB but if you want to skip the line, you can buy them online beforehand at Ticketea. The price of the tickets varies according to the exhibition. There is usually a main exhibit which can cost around 14,50€ (12,50€) reduced, and other smaller exhibits which can usually be visited for around 6€ (4€ reduced) or 8€ (6€ reduced), if you decide to visit both of the smaller exhibits at once. The reduced price is available for Carnet Jove holders, Bibliotecas de Barcelona card holders, people under 25 years old, senior citizens, large families and single-parent families, as long as they carry the card to prove it.
If you prefer to visit CCCB for free, then go on a Sunday after 3 pm, or on local holidays Santa Eulalia, La Mercè, and the International Museum Day.
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Where is CCCB located?
CCCB is located at Carrer de Montalegre, 5, in the neighborhood of Raval. You can either get there by car or use public transportation. If you want to take the bus, you can take number 7, 13, 14, 16, 17, 20, 24, 37, 41, 42, 50, 54, 55, 58, 59, 62, 63, 64, 66, 67, 68, 91, 120, 121, 141, H12, H16, L94, L95, V15, V17, all of which stop at Plaza Universitat or Plaza Catalunya. You can also use the subway, taking lines L1 or L2, which stop at Plaza Universitat, or L3, L6, L7, which stop at Plaza Catalunya.
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* Main photo by Baptiste Pons via Visualhunt