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Barcelona, Spain

Obscura Day 2015: The Funeral Carriage Collection of Montjuïc Cemetery

The finest in 19th and 20th- century cadaver transportation...

Join us for a guided tour of Montjuïc Cemetery's Funeral Carriage Collection!

Montjuïc's unique, historic collection consists of 13 funeral carriages, 6 coaches to carry families to the church and cemetery, and 3 motor vehicles, together with a variety of other complementary pieces used for decorative or operational funerary purposes. Overflowing with iconographic displays of mortality, the collection displays the uses and customs that the Spanish dedicated to burial ceremonies over the ages, as well as changing views on life, death, spirituality and mourning in the 19th and 20th centuries.


Saturday, May 30; 12:00 - 1:30pm
Ticket Cost: FREE, but limited capacity - please remember to RSVP.
Meet-up will be at the Cemetery of Montjuïc
Mare de Déu de Port Street, number 56-58
Tel +34 934 841 921