Castell dels Tres Dragons - Domènech i Montaner

Last modified: 
07/03/2019 - 19:41
Type: 
Modernist buildings & monuments

The Castell dels Tres Dragons (Castle of the Three Dragons), 1887-1888, is a building of brick battlements decorated with ceramic coats of arms was built as a café-restaurant for the Universal Exhibition, used as a modernist design workshop , social welfare room (1942 - 1945), and from 1945 to 2010 was the Museum of Zoology of Barcelona.

It currently houses the documentation fund of the Museum of Natural Sciences and the Laboratori de Natura (Nature Laboratory), a research space with laboratories dedicated also to the conservation of the Museum's collections.

You can not visit the interior. It's in the Ciutadella Park so do not forget to look for it if you go to the park.

Metro: Arc de Triomf (L1), Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica (L4)

Where is it?

City: 
Barcelona
Area: 
Ciutat Vella - La Ribera / Born
Zip code: 
08003
Address: 
Parc de la Ciutadella

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