Virtual Spanish Civil War Museum Expands

May 24, 2024

The Virtual Museum of the Spanish Civil War——has opened new galleries that more than double the number of objects on display. It has also added a French version to the existing Spanish and English ones. The new galleries include:

  • The Civil War in Catalonia,, with a version in Catalan.
  • The Civil War in the Basque Country,, with a version in Euskera.
  • The Global Spanish Civil War, Through a series of sections devoted to individual countries, this gallery explores the full global impact of the Spanish Civil War in a new way. The gallery opens sections devoted to Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Hungary, Ireland, Morocco, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Many more will follow.
  • The Open Gallery,, which presents objects relating to the Civil War submitted by members of the general public, accompanied by short texts explaining the importance they hold for them. If you would like to contribute to the gallery, contact us at

Since it opened in September 2022, the VSCW has been visited by more than 72,000 people from 132 countries. In February 2023, ALBA hosted a roundtable with the museum creators to help launch the project.