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Antoni Gaudi constructed Casa Vicens between 1883 and 1885 as a relaxing summer house for the Vicens family.

Only by visiting Gaudi Casa Vicens will you be able to understand the artist’s impeccable work 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 covers everything you must know before booking your Casa Vicens Gaudi tickets.

Things to know before booking tickets

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

We strongly recommend booking tickets online.

Online tickets are usually cheaper than those sold at the venue.

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

When you book early, you also get your preferred time slot.

Because some attractions sell a limited number of tickets, they may sell out during peak days. Booking early helps avoid last-minute disappointments.

To book tickets, go to the booking page and select your preferred date, time slot, and the number of tickets.

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.

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.

A museum devoted to the recognizable forms, embellishments, and symbols in Gaudi’s work may teach you a lot.

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

Cost of 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.

An ID, student ID, or other proof of eligibility is required for reduced tickets.

Entry for all visitors is free on International Museum Day.

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

Guided tour of Casa Vicens

Casa Vicens Guided Tour
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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.

Cost of tickets

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

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

Cost of tickets

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

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Frequently asked questions about tickets

Here are some questions tourists ask before purchasing their tickets for the Casa Vicens in Barcelona.

Does the attraction offer free tickets?

Entry to the attraction is free for children aged up to 11 years, companion of a person with disability, ICOM members, and Super3 Club members.

Can I buy tickets at the venue?

Yes, the tickets are available at the venue’s ticket office. However, the popular timeslots may sell out due to high demand, so it’s better to get them online in advance.

Do we need to print online tickets?

Visitors can present their tickets on mobile devices, but printed tickets are also accepted at Casa Vicens.

What is the museum house’s arrival time?

When you book the attraction’s tickets, you must select a preferred visit time. Considering the security check time, we recommend arriving at least 10 minutes before your visit time.

What is the attraction’s late arrival policy?

Entry to latecomers may not be guaranteed at the attraction.

Does Casa Vicens offer discounts for locals?

The attraction offers discounted admission to students between 12 and 25 years old, seniors (+65 years), people with library card Biblioteques de Barcelona, members of large or single-parent families, and people with disabilities.

Does the museum offer a student discount?

Yes, the attraction offers a student discount on their admission tickets upon presentation of a valid student ID.

Does the museum offer a military discount?

The attraction does not offer a military discount on its admission tickets.

Does the Barcelona City Card include access to the attraction?

The Barcelona City Card has not yet included Casa Vicens in its go-to sightseeing list.

What is the Casa Vicens’ refund policy?

This attraction in Barcelona has a flexible cancellation policy. You can cancel your ticket until 11.59 pm the day before your visit for a full refund.

How can we reschedule the museum house’s ticket?

The attraction has a flexible rescheduling policy. You can change the time and date of your visit until 11.59 pm the day before your scheduled visit.

What is the attraction’s rain policy?

The attraction is an all-weather experience, so all tickets are final.

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 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 the attraction 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 the Casa Vicens have open dates?

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

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

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

Is the attraction wheelchair accessible for people with disabilities?

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


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Timings

Casa Vicens Barcelona is open every day of the week.

The museum’s timings vary with the seasons.

The attraction opens from 9.30 am to 6 pm from November to March.

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

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 the tour 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 

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 on weekdays as it tends to have fewer visitors than on weekends. 

What to expect

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.

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

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.

Activities at Casa Vicens

Casa Vicens provides weekend programs of educational, artistic, social, and cultural events for both adults and families.

Ceramic workshop

Manel Diestre, a renowned ceramicist in charge of House Vicens’ ceramic restoration, presents this workshop.

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

You can tap into your creative potential by participating in this activity and taking in all the intricate features this structure contains.

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

Exhibitions at Casa Vicens

A number of temporary and permanent exhibition and activity rooms complete the visit to Casa Vicens.

They discuss the building’s history, Gaudi’s creations, the social, cultural, and artistic backdrop of the time, and 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 because of this determination to keep thinking, reflecting, and interpreting.

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How to reach 

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 the attraction is by subway, bus, or car.

By Subway

Fontana is the nearest subway station, only 4 minute’s 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 the museum, only a 2-minute walk away.

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

Sources

# Casavicens.org
# Wikipedia.org
# Tripadvisor.com

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