Air Raid Shelters Barcelona – 28 mins

Number 307 : Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 169

Website

932 562 122

} Saturday & Sunday, from 10am to 1pm. From Tuesday to Friday, only groups with reservation.

Poble Sec 307 Air Raid Shelter
(others described below)

Refugi 307 Barcelona Refugis Aeris : Air Raid Shelter

Number 307 : Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 169

TRANSPORT
4 mins walk (400 m) Carrer Vila i Vila (Paral·lel Station) to Carrer Nou de la Rambla, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Around 90 built, just in Gracia (Google Map) From Sitges 39.1 km, 28 mins via C-32


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Built by a local, so it says, whose family reportably remain anonymous in fear of reprisals. Hidden by a glass factory & only recently re-descovered. As the populas reportably prefered to subdue memories of the war & the founding family.

  • Spanish or Catalan half-hour tours (book ahead for English or French)
  • Poble Sec shelter for 1,500 people, with three entrances
  • 400 (some say 200) metres of vaulted tunnels into Montjuïc Mountain
  • Height 2’10 meters, width between 1.5 and 2 meters. (ave 1.6 metres wide and 2 metres high)
  • Air for approx 2 hours, as no ventilation to avoid chemical warfare
  • With running water from the bedrock
  • Lots of subjects for dicussion, were banned, as were furniture & animals
  • Toilets, a fountain, nursery, children’s room and fireplace
  • Local teenage girls acted as‘nurses’in the infirmary, as Doctors were on the front line

Involves, as many do:

  • Air raid soundtrack (planes flying low overhead, whistle of bombs approaching and mayhem)
  • Information on it’s use, it’s hardships (limitations)

Address: Nou de la Rambla, 169
Phone: 932 562 122
How to get there: Metro L2 and L3, stop Paral.lel. | Bus 20, 21, 36, 57, 64 and 157.
Web site: www.museuhistoria.bcn.cat
E-mail: museuhistoria@bcn.cat
Opening times: Saturday & Sunday, from 10am to 1pm. From Tuesday to Friday, only groups with reservation.
CLOSED: January 1st, May 1st, June 24th & December 25th
Metro: L3 at Paral·lel

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Bombing of Barcelona

(all shelters on one page here)
Refugi 307 Barcelona Refugis Aeris : Air Raid Shelter

  • First city in world where Air bombing targeted the public
  • During Spanish Civil War 1937 and 1939
  • 192 – 194 raids by Mussolini’s Italy and Nazi Germany, Fascist Franco’s allies
  • Black-out’s and the evacuation of children to the countryside, began

Started: ‘March 16th 1937’ at 10.08pm, for 3 days involving 44 tons of bombs
45 buildings destroyed and 75 damaged

Board of Defense and Local Defense Councils built 1,300-1,400 Refugis aeris (public air raid shelters)

  • Designed by Nationalist Engineer Ramón Perera (he advised the UK on shelters, later)
  • Built by civilians, often the old & young, that remained
  • Of around 1 million Barcelonians, many were injured and around 2,500 died

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