“The Fortress of the Ring” declares this new exhibition period as “The year of Middle Earth in the Santa Barbara Castle”.
A collection which combines the world created by JRR Tolkien with the unique atmosphere that gives the Castle of Alicante. The exhibition occupies several rooms: Tavern Room, Main Floor and First Floor of Bodyguard and Basement of Bodyguard.
Until april 2016
Inspired by “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit”, the exhibition brings life-size figures, miniatures, collections of weapons and clothing, lithographs and original drawings of illustrator of comics. In each of these rooms, the content is carefully selected and reviewed by the commissaries of the exhibition: José Manuel Ferrández Bru and Fernando Frias Sanchez, founding members of the Tolkien Society in Spain.
You could visit every day from 10am to 2pm and from 4pm to 8pm.
Your tickets online or in the Santa Barbara Castle.

Opening Hours

From September to June

From 10.00 am to 2.00 pm and from 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm

July and August 

From 10.00 am to 2.00 pm  and from 6.00 pm to 10.00 pm

Ticket service

  • Adults: (age 7): 4 euros
  • Children (up to 7 years): 3 euros
  • School groups: 3 euros

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Castillo de Santa Bárbara

Monte Benacantil. S/N 03002 Alicante, España Phone +34 965 26 31 31 Coordenates: 38.348952,-0.477583 ‎

Tourist info offices

  • Tel 965125633
  • Tel 965149219
  • Tel 965200000

Castillo de Santa Bárbara, Alicante

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