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Casa Vicens – tickets, prices, guided tours, exhibitions & activities

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Between 1883 and 1885, Casa Vicens was constructed by Antoni Gaudi as a relaxing summer house for the Vicens family.

Only by visiting Gaudi Casa Vicens will you be able to understand the impeccable works of the artist and how he worked with other craftspeople to shape his dreams of building this museum.

In 2005 it was declared UNESCO World Heritage.

This article shares everything you should know before booking your Casa Vicens Gaudi tickets.

Casa Vicens

What to expect at Casa Vicens

With Villa Vicens tickets, you can view the master architect Antoni Gaudi’s first work and learn everything about the candy-colored secrets of this stunning summer residence.

With a museum devoted to the distinctive structures, embellishments, and symbolism visible across all of Gaudi’s work, you may learn about his unmistakable aesthetic.

See the sights from the spotless roof terrace, unwind in the Mediterranean-style garden, and peruse the souvenirs in the gift shop and library in the basement.

Regular Casa Vicens tickets€18
Guided Tour of Casa Vicens €21
Casa Vicens + Colonia Guell Skip-the-Line Tickets€250

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Where to buy Casa Vicens tickets

There are two modes of buying tickets for Casa Vicens museum – online or offline at the attraction.

We strongly recommend booking tickets online as online prices tend to be cheaper than tickets at the venue.

When you buy online, you can avoid the long queues at the attraction’s ticket counters.

Booking early helps you get your preferred time slot and avoid last-minute disappointments.

How online ticket works

On the booking page, select your preferred date, time slot, and the number of tickets, and buy them right away.

After the purchase, you will receive the tickets in your email.

You don’t need to take any printouts. 

All you have to do is show the e-tickets on your smartphone at the entrance.

Cost of Casa Vicens tickets

The Casa Vicens Museum regular tickets cost €18 for all visitors aged 18 years and above. 

Kids aged 11 to 17 years pay a discounted price of €16 for entry. 

Tickets for students aged 25 years and below, senior visitors aged 65 years and above, and disabled visitors are available at a reduced rate of €16.

Children up to the age of 10 years can enter Gaudi’s first house in Barcelona for free, but their tickets should be purchased in combination with a regular or reduced ticket.

Disabled visitors’ companions can also enter for free.

For reduced tickets, an ID, student ID, or other proof of eligibility is required.

Entry for all visitors is free on International Museum Day.

Regular Casa Vicens tickets 

Regular Casa Vicens tickets
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With the regular Casa Vicens tickets, you can explore the avant-garde creations of renowned architect Antoni Gaudi and uncover the secrets of this stunning summer home.

You may learn a lot in a museum that is devoted to the recognizable forms, embellishments, and symbols that can be seen in all of Gaudi’s work.

This ticket is truly a steal deal offering you an amazing discount of up to 10%.

Ticket Price

Adult Ticket (18+ years): €18
Child Ticket (11 to 17 years): €16 
Student Ticket (up to 25 years): €16 
Senior Ticket (65+ years): €16 
Disabled visitors Ticket: €16 
Kids Ticket (up to 10 years): Free entry

Guided tour of Casa Vicens

Guided tour of Casa Vicens
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Get a 60-minute guided tour of Villa Vicens Gaudi’s first significant contract, the structure that inspired Modernist design throughout Europe.

Experience the life of the young Gaudi while enjoying his unique decorating style that skillfully combines mystical and natural elements.

See the lovely Mediterranean garden and the restored Catalan vaults while shopping for books in the superb La Capell bookstore.

Make sure to arrive on time for your selected timeslot.

Live tour guide is available in English, Spanish, and Catalan.

Save up to 10% on guided tour tickets that come with whopping discounts.

Not all languages are offered for all timeslots. Please check different times to find your preferred language.

Ticket Price 

Adult Ticket (18+ years): €21
Child Ticket (11 to 17 years): €19 
Student Ticket (up to 25 years): €19 
Senior Ticket (65+ years): €19 
Disabled visitors Ticket: €19 
Kids Ticket (up to 10 years): Free entry 

Casa Vicens + Colonia Guell Skip-the-Line Tickets

This combo ticket is your access to the private tour of Casa Vicens and Colonia Guell, two of Barcelona’s most popular attractions.

Witness the Gaudian masterpieces with a tapas lunch along the way.

The ticket also includes round-trip hotel transfers, skip the line admission, and a private guide.

Ticket Price 

Adult Ticket (11+ years): €250
Child Ticket (up to 10 years): €61 

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How to reach Casa Vicens Gaudi 

The Vicens’ house is located at Carrer deles Carolines.

Address: Carrer de les Carolines, 20-26, 08012 Barcelona, Spain. Get Directions 

The most convenient way to reach Casa Vicens Gaudi is by subway, bus, or car.

By Subway

Fontana is the nearest subway station, only 4 minutes walk away.

By Bus

Estació de Fontana is the nearest bus stop, only 5 minutes away.

By Car

If you’re traveling by car, turn on your google maps and get started!

Garatge Pàrquing Breton S.L. is the nearest parking station to Casa Vicens museum, only a two-minute walk away.

Other parking options are – Parking Ortolani, Parking Balmes, and BSM Torrent de l’Olla.

Casa Vicens timings

Casa Vicens Barcelona is open every day of the week.

The museum’s timings vary with seasons.

From November to March, the attraction opens 9:30 am to 6 pm.

From April to October, 2024, Casa Vicens runs from 9 am to 8 pm.

The museum has special opening days from March 23 to 31 from 9.30 am to 8 pm.

The attraction remains closed on December 25 and January 6.

How long does Casa Vicens take

How long does Casa Vicens take
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You can explore the Gaudi Casa Vicens museum in about one hour or less.

However, if you spend time taking a lot of photographs with the exhibits, you may need a little more time.

Best time to visit Casa Vicens 

The best time to visit Casa Vicens Gaudi is as soon as it opens at 9.30 am.

If you visit the museum in the morning and early afternoon, it won’t be crowded, and you can explore it peacefully. 

It is recommended to visit during the weekdays as it tends to have fewer visitors than on the weekends. 

Activities at Casa Vicens

Weekend programs of educational, artistic, social, and cultural events are provided by Casa Vicens for both adults and families.

Ceramic workshop

This workshop is presented by Manel Diestre, a renowned ceramicist in charge of House Vicens’ ceramic restoration.

A small version for the whole family is provided for grownups too.

Participants in both workshops will explore Casa Vicens, learn how the building’s distinctive tiles are made, and create their own.

After the firing process, they will be able to take it home.

Drawing visit to Casa Vicens, by @drawingbarcelona

By participating in this activity and taking in all the intricate features this structure contains, you can tap into your creative potential.

You then draw some elements of the house following the instructor’s advice.

Exhibitions at Casa Vicens

The visit to Casa Vicens is completed by a number of temporary and permanent exhibition and activity rooms.

They discuss the history of the building, Gaudi’s creations, the social, cultural, and artistic backdrop of the time, as well as what was going on in Barcelona and throughout the world.

Casa Vicens has become a think tank on the architect, his work, and his era as a result of this determination to keep thinking, reflecting, and interpreting.

FAQs about Casa Vicens

Here are some questions visitors usually ask before visiting the Casa Vicens, Barcelona.

Where can I book tickets for the Casa Vicens Gaudi?

Tourists can buy tickets for the attraction online or at the venue, on the day of their visit. For the best experience we suggest you book your tickets online, in advance.

How long are my Casa Vicens Barcelona tickets valid for?

The ticket is valid only for one day. You can redeem the ticket only on the date selected while purchasing the tickets. Additionally, once your ticket has been verified at the entrance point, you won’t be able to leave the museum and re-enter again

Does Barcelona’s Casa Vicens provide earphones for the audio guide?

No but you can purchase the earphones on-site for an extra fee. We advise you to bring your own earphones for the best experience.

Does Casa Vicens Gaudi have open dates?

There are no specific open dates at the museum. However, you can visit the museum anytime with the same ticket within 6 months from the date of purchase.

Is there a place in Casa Vicens where I can store my belongings during the visit?

Yes, there is a cloakroom and locker facility where can store your belongings and enjoy your visit freely.

Is Casa Vicens wheelchair accessible for people with disabilities?

Yes, the complex is wheelchair accessible, with ramps and elevators to accommodate visitors with mobility challenges.

Can I cancel/reschedule my visit to the Casa Vicens in Barcelona?

Yes, you can cancel or reschedule your visit until 11.59 pm on the day before your visit.


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