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4 weeks ago
“El Call”
May 15, 2016
“A tiny museum”
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The Call or Jewish quarter in the medieval city, and its cultural heritage.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Placeta de Manuel Ribe, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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+34 932 56 21 22
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Between the 11th and 14th centuries the Jewish quarter of Barcelona housed the great Catalan cultural nucleus,where doctors,philosophers,mathematicians or astronomers shared and divulged their knowledge,until the

Thank veraremzhina
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

The display above the ruins of ancient Jewish quarter tells the history of Jews in Barcelona. There is not much of a collection. If you're interested in that subject I would highly recommend visiting the nearby old synagogue and hear the explanation.

1  Thank Amirhir
Reviewed May 8, 2016

If this small museum would have good human guide's/actors, it would upgrade the experience greatly. Museums that have great art, grab the viewers' attention and imagination. Historical museums (like this) need to make a greater effort for visitors' attention. The video was OK but there...More

Thank Harold J
Reviewed May 6, 2016

Pros: Good to get basic history of Jews in Barcelona, short visit Cons: Small museum, limited information on Barcelona's Jewish community, difficult to reserve guided visits I wish they'd provide more information on the current state (and future) of Jewish communities in Barcelona (Catalunya)

2  Thank NinaBF
Reviewed March 5, 2016

Many displays to read of Jewish history in Catalonia. The video (in English) was the best part. I was surprised they didn't provide more of an explanation of the excavated Jewish home you walked over.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed October 17, 2015

Nice small museum, very friendly staff, good idea of jewish lives and families before they where obliged to convert in 1391

Thank Leopoldo K
Reviewed June 16, 2015

This museum opened in March 2015 in the former home of a Jewish weaver. The museum has two floors of very good displays of Jewish life in Barcelona including a glass floor that covers roman ruins. There were English signage although having a guide certainly...More

1  Thank vts2
Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

This museum is very well done, well explained on the audio guides and is extremely interesting. But a can a city museum afford not to accept credit cards?!

Thank WinchesterGoose
Reviewed April 8, 2013

It was the only museum we visit after we got a recommendation from our Runner Bean guide. It was fantastic way to discover the history of the city. Fortunately, not everything is translated to English and this was quite disappointing.

Thank Efrat C
Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

Absorbing and well curated display of Barcelona's history including Roman ruins underground. ?7 entry fee includes good audioguide and is well worth it.

1  Thank Joanne H
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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighborhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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