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Visit Montserrat and Singing of the Boys' choir

Visit Montserrat and Singing of the Boys' choir
  • Montserrat comprises the Sanctuary of the Virgin Mary of Montserrat and the Benedictine monastery, which, for almost 1,000 years, has been at the service of pilgrims from all over the world, who come to worship the Black Madonna, a Romanesque sculpture dating from the late 12th century featuring delicately carved features.
  • Montserrat Boys’ Choir, which serves the sanctuary of Montserrat, is one of the oldest in Europe that accompanies religious ceremonies and communal prayers in the basilica, from Monday to Friday at 1 pm.
  • The current restrictions imply controlling the capacity of singing of the "Escolania" Boys' choir, for this reason, you begin booking this time. You can do the rest of the visit before or after this time. 
  • The Throne of the Virgin is open between 8 am and 10.30 am and between 12 pm and 5.45 pm. To control the capacity, visits are made in 15-minute slots.  In the Information Office they will you time for this visit.
  • Thanks to an audio guide, a map and an informative booklet, you can discover on your own all the most important facets of the monastery's history, not to mention the major sites of the Sanctuary of Montserrat.
  • The Audiovisual Room “Montserrat portes endins” showcases what Montserrat is all about and what it means. The exhibition revolves around three main elements: the mountain, the monastery and the sanctuary.
  • The Museum of Montserrat (MDM) is home to one of the country's most important art collections. Containing works by Caravaggio, El Greco, Rusiñol, Casas, Picasso, Dali, Monet and others, it also has a valuable collection of the Archaeology of the Ancient World with archaeological remains from the Near East (ancient Persia, Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Holy Land...). There also are temporary exhibitions in addition to the permanent collection. The MDM was declared Museum of National Interest in 2006.

 

Check the hours of the Information Office, the Audiovisual room and the Museum of Montserrat, at this link.

* Choir performance times may vary in accordance with special religious celebrations and the school calendar.

General: 23.00€

Student: 21.00€ 

Retirees: 21.00€ 

Children (8-16 years old): 18.00€

Children (less than 8 years old) Free

 

*Audio guide and booklet languages: Catalan, Spanish, English, French, German, Dutch, Russian and Japanese.

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