The Museum of the Claretian Martyrs provides us with an up close look at the religious intensity of the 51 martyrs, the Claretian missionaries of Barbastro, which formed part of a seminary community. All were executed in the year 1936, during the Spanish Civil War. They were beatified by Pope John Paul II on the 25th of October 1992.

ExposiTIOn:

Diverse personal objects are displayed, amongst which the most noteworthy are the texts written during their captivity, shortly before they were executed.

The museum consists of four areas:

- The chapel dedicated to the martyrs, where the remains of the young men are preserved.

- An exhibition of several personal objects and keepsakes.

- An exhibition of paintings and a memorial area to all of the martyrs.

- The Sala Magna shows the human life, intellect and spirit of the seminary.

ActiviTIES:

- Guided tours of the exhibition centre space.

ADDRESS AND CONTACT:

C/ Conde, 4. 22300 Barbastro (Huesca).

Telephone: +34 974 311 146

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