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Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB)

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Address: Montalegre 5, El Raval, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 93-306-41-00
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The Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB) in El Raval is a great center. Exhibitions and interesting displays are always on. The center is free on Sundays and makes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

a great space and exemplary conversion. the CCCB provides a quality programme of cultural and creative activities and exhibitions. Its beside the better known MACBA so you can easily visit both. Dont forget to check out their programme before visiting. The space is cool in design and temperature and particularly now during the summer provides a welcome respite. During the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We stumbled upon this museum as we were staying nearby and were very impressed with the special exhibits. The curatorial staff did a fantastic job and I would absolutely check it out again. Visited in May 2014 - exhibits on big data and brothers quay were really good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Having seen some other reviews on TripAdvisor, I had expecter more from this museum. It is located right next to the Museum of Contemporary Art, so very centrally located. However, the exhibits they had when I visited were not nearly as interesting as others I saw in Barcelona.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB) in El Raval is a great center. Exhibitions and interesting displays are always on. The center is free on Sundays and makes for a great day out in combination with visit the El Raval district.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We visited because we had the ArtTicket and this is one of the six museums that are included with the ticket. We were in El Ravel, and we heard that this is the place to see the local kids congregate and skateboard. It is. We saw the Big Data exhibit. It was fascinating. How data was created with the first... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We visited this amazing place because it was next to MNAC and free with the Barcelona Card. It turned out to be the best gallery / museum surprise of our trip. There was an incredible puppetry and animation exhibition in August that went on for room after room and kept us captivated. There was so much to take in. This... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I like to go there on Sunday afternoon. The exhibitions are interesting, modern and understandable by everybody and creative activities for kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I went here on a sunday afternoon and it was a free entrance for all the exhibitions. I would strongly recommend the big bang data exhibition! It concerns everyone living in the 21st century and gives perspective into modern life. There is also free wi-fi in the building.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The exhibition on big data was brilliant it makes you sit back and question all the data that is being collect. As to the other exhibitions I found these to be very weird and freaky as it was about bones and death etc.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

The big bang data exhibition excellently shows the background of our daily life data usage: social media, weather control, the news...the data analysis of everything we see around is put together with interesting videos, installations and diagrams.

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Address: Address: Montalegre 5, El Raval, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 93-306-41-00
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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