Casa Museu Rafael Casanova

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Casa Museu Rafael Casanova

The hero of the great Catalan defeat of 1714, head councillor Rafael Casanova, was born in this house to a rich family in 1660 and it has changed very little since then. The house already existed in the 16th century, but the Casanovas family bought and renovated it in the 17th century. Look out for the Gothic window and the 18th century Ester Cycle paintings. It also houses an exhibition on Casanova’s historical period, the town, his life and his ancestry, as well as the municipal archives and the Moia county museum. The centre belongs to the Museu d’Història de Catalunya network.

By: Marc Serrano i Òssul

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Venue name: Casa Museu Rafael Casanova
Contact:
Address: Rafael Casanova, 8
Moià (Bages)
08180
Opening hours: Open 9am to 2pm from Tuesday to Friday and 10am to 1.30pm and 4pm to 7pm on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. Closed Mondays except public holidays
Price: General admission: €2.50. Concessionary admission: €1.50

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