Discover Casa Vicens, never-before-seen Gaudí: the first home by the great architect of Modernisme. Declared Unesco World Heritage.

Hours and rates

Visit Casa Vicens at your own pace, staying as long as you like; we provide recommended routes.

Enjoy the visit at your own pace, with no limits. The conditioned building makes possible that visitors can admire and understand the first house of Gaudí and its details.

You will be able to walk the whole monumental enclosure including the garden and the interior of the building. You can tour the house freely, or if you prefer, you can tour it with our guides, following the recommended itineraries and making use of the materials we provide at the entrance.

In addition to the museum elements which are excellent materials of support, you can also count on the complementary explanations of the room staff.

Hours

· From April to October, 2022

Every day from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

· From November 2022 to March 2023 

Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

From Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

 

· Special opening days

December 31, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

· Closing days

Casa Vicens will be closed on December 25, 2022 and January 6, 2023.

From 9 to 18 January 2023 (both days included), Casa Vicens will be closed for maintenance and restoration work.

For visits after hours you can write to us at reserves@casavicens.org

 

Entrance

  • We recommend arriving no more than 10 minutes before the indicated time to avoid queues outside.
  • Tickets may be used to enter Casa Vicens on the date and at the time listed. Once tickets have been purchased, the date and time may not be changed.
  • You must hold on to your ticket throughout the visit.
  • After your ticket has been used to go through an entrance point, you won’t be able to leave the museum and enter again
  • To take advantage of the discounted rates, proper ID must be provided and shall be subject to validation by security personnel.

Accessibility programme

The building and routes have been adapted with different resources to facilitate and improve visitors’ experience at Casa Vicens. Accessible tour for people with people with reduced mobility.

Rates

General
18€
Reduced admission*
16€

* Reduced admission: Students from 12 to 25 years old, senior (+65 years), people with library card Biblioteques de Barcelona, member large or single-parent family and person with functional diversity. To qualify for this rate it is necessary to present the corresponding documentation.

** Free admission: Children up to 11 years, person with functional diversity’s companion and Super3 Club members. To qualify for this rate it is necessary to present the corresponding documentation.

ICOM members have free admission and can access directly by presenting their card at the Casa Vicens box office.

This prices have an increase of €2 at the ticket office.

Before coming

  1. Reserve online: a safe, simple and sustainable step

We recommend booking online. You can purchase your tickets through three channels:

  • On our official website www.casavicens.org
  • By phone (+34 932 711 064, from Monday to Sunday 09:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).
  • On our ticket office (+ € 2)

If you make your booking on our website or by phone, once you receive your tickets by email you don’t need to print them out; just show the PDF on your mobile at the entrance to the house.

  1. Don’t forget your earphones

Your visit to Casa Vicens includes a complete audio guide to discover the history of this World Heritage site. Given that you can access it directly from your mobile phone, we recommend you bring your own earphones (you can also buy some in our shop, “la Capell”) for the best possible enjoyment of your visit.

 

Return policy

1. After purchasing tickets no refunds will be made unless there is a possible issue with access to the venue and/or services purchased or with a justified cause.
2.  In the event that a purchased service can not be provided, a refund of the proportional amount of the service will be made.
3.  You will be refunded via the same payment method originally used when making the purchase. You can manage the return by contacting reserves@casavicens.org

Services and useful information

Café
La Capell Store / Bookshop
Reception / Information
Garden
Terrace
Audiovisual
Permanent collection
Temporary exhibitions
Meeting point
Wi-fi
Cloakroom
Lockers
Lift
Toilets
Changing rooms
Pram storage
Welcome team
Floor staff
Guides
Rest areas
100% wheelchair accessible. Ask for more information!

Getting here

Carrer de les Carolines, 20-26
08012 Barcelona

In the heart of Barcelona, in the Gràcia district, behind a wrought-iron fence in the shape of palm fronds, lies the best-kept secret: Casa Vicens, Gaudí’s first masterpiece.

Delve into Gràcia as you will Casa Vicens, little by little, calmly, at your own pace. To enjoy all it has to offer and the special environment on its streets and squares full of life; to chat with locals and enjoy the architecture, shops and buildings; to have some tapas or discover the latest cultural events. Because the Gràcia district is one of the city’s most emblematic neighbourhoods, packed with character: it combines the flavour of tradition, with workshops, herb shops, bookshops and cafés, with the most cutting-edge artistic and culinary offering.

Each August for the past 200 years, residents decorate their streets with spectacular adornments, a sign of the pride and authenticity of a town that was independent until 1897.

Public transport

Casa Vicens, in the heart of Barcelona, in the Gràcia district, has great public transport connections.

    • Metro: Fontana (L3) – 250 m, Lesseps (L3) – 280 m
    • FGC: Gràcia (L6, L7, S5, S55, S1, S2) – 500 m
    • FGC: Pl. Molina (L7) – 500 m
    • FGC: Sant Gervasi (S5, S55, L6) – 450 m
    • Bus: lines 22, 24, 27, 87, 114, H6, V17, D40, N4
    • Barcelona Bus Turistic: Blue line, Park Güell stop
    • Barcelona City Tour: Green/East route, Park Güell stop
    • 🚲 Bicing: 221, 230, 320, 502, 511.

Come by public transport, walking or cycling and help reduce your carbon footprint!

Car parks near by

Come to Casa Vicens in your own vehicle, and park nearby.

  • Parking Ortolani. Avinguda de la Riera de Cassoles, 69, 08012 Barcelona, España.
  • Parking Garaje Breton. Carrer de Bretón de los Herreros, 10, 08012 Barcelona, España.
  • Parking Balmes. Carrer de Balmes, 288, 08006 Barcelona, España.
  • BSM Torrent de l’Olla. Carrer del Torrent de l’Olla, 221, 08012 Barcelona, España.

Access regulations to the venue

It is expressly stated that any under-age minor must be accompanied by their parent(s) or guardian(s) or responsible adult(s).

Entrance to the venue CASA VICENS with food or drink is prohibited. The only permitted place is the terrace of the cafeteria. Smoking within the facilities of CASA VICENS (including terraces, balconies and viewpoints) is also forbidden, except on the terrace of the cafeteria.

Equally, the access is not permitted for people who are shirtless, naked or in swimsuits.

For reasons of heritage conservation, access to CASA VICENS is not permitted with objects that could endanger the works on display, such as suitcases, rucksacks or bags larger than 30×30 cm, umbrellas, helmets, poles, tripods, selfie sticks and/or stabilizer-gimbal for mobile.

Also, the capturing, filming or recording of images or sounds of the activities without the prior authorisation of CASA VICENS is prohibited. The capturing, filming or recording of images or sounds in the premises of CASA VICENS with professional or commercial reasons without the express authorization of CASA VICENS is also prohibited.

Good environmental practices

Your visit to Casa Vicens can be made more sustainable by following these environmental practices:

Saving water:

  • Be mindful of the amount of water you use in the toilets during your visit.
  • Kindly notify the person in charge of the area if you notice leaks, drips or any other irregularities.

Waste:

  • Please dispose of your waste in the corresponding container.
  • If you are unsure which container to use when disposing of waste, please ask the person in charge of the house-museum.
  • Please help us to keep the facilities clean and tidy.
  • You do not need to print your ticket, show the QR code that appears on your ticket through your mobile when you arrive at Casa Vicens.

Noise:

  • Please keep your voice lowered during your visit.
  • Kindly adjust the volume of the audio guide so that it does not disturb other visitors.
  • Kindly avoid slamming any doors.
  • Please avoid creating any noise disturbances to other visitors and neighbours.

Types of visit

Visit Casa Vicens at your own pace, staying as long as you like; we provide recommended routes.

  • Our most delicious visit! Embrace the spring and discover Gaudi’s first house! The experience includes a delicious apple and cinnamon roll.
  • Don't miss a thing at this gem of Modernisme with the Casa Vicens guided tour. Tour in english, catalan or spanish.
  • "Open Date Vicens" allows you visiting Casa Vicens at any time you want the day you wish (from the date of purchase you can come whenever you decide). Casa Vicens is a gift for your eyes, and represents an unprecedented Gaudí to discover.
  • Enjoy an in-depth visit, taking as much time as you need to look at each and every detail of house, now immaculately restored.
  • Discover Gaudí’s origin with this virtual guided tour.
  • An exclusive sensory experience in which you can discover the essence of Casa Vicens

Exhibitions

Several spaces for exhibitions, both temporary and permanent, round out the visit to Casa Vicens.

More information