Centre d’Interpretació del Call

sights / Historic

Centre d’Interpretació del Call information

Location
Barcelona , Spain
Address
Placeta de Manuel Ribé
Telephone
+34 93 256 21 22
Getting there
Metro: Jaume I, Liceu
More information
www.museuhistoria.bcn.cat
Prices
adult/concession/child €2.20/1.50/free, 3-7pm Sun & 1st Sun of month free
Opening hours
11am-2pm Mon, Wed, Fri, to 7pm Sat & Sun
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Once a 14th-century house of the Jewish weaver Jucef Bonhiac, this small visitor centre is dedicated to the history of Barcelona’s Jewish quarter, El Call. Glass sections on the ground floor allow you to inspect Mr Bonhiac’s former wells and storage space. The house, also known as the Casa de l’Alquimista (Alchemist’s House), hosts a modest display of Jewish artefacts, including ceramics excavated in the area of El Call, along with explanations and maps of the one-time Jewish quarter.