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Museums in Madrid

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1. The Prado Museum

The Prado Museum is the largest and most famous museum in Madrid and is considered one of the world's leading classical art museums.


The museum presents thousands of works by the best of the artists, from ancient times to the 19th century, and these make it a must-see site for art lovers from around the world.
Among the artists whose works are featured: Goya, El Greco, Rubens, Velázquez and more.


Address: Paseo del Prado, s / n, 28014 Madrid
Opening Hours: Mon—Sat: 10:00—20:00

Sundays & Holidays: 10:00—19:00 (Last entry half hour before closing).

Free Hours: Mon—Sat 18:00—20:00

Sundays & holidays 17:00—19:00.

Cost: Adults: 15€, discounted: 7.5€.

Link to the museum website

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  SINCE 1819  


2. Queen Sofia Museum


The Queen Sofia Museum, located in the city's art museums triangle, focuses on modern art and exhibits the best of 20th century Spanish artists such as Picasso, Dali and Miro. The highlight is “La Guernica” depicting Spain's destruction and destruction during the Civil War.

Address: Calle de Santa Isabel, 52, 28012 Madrid

Opening hours: All days (but Tuesdays): 10:00—21:00.

Free Hours:
Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat: 19:00—21:00
Sundays & holidays: 13:30—19:00

Cost: €10

Link to the museum website

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  SINCE 1992  

3. Sorolla Museum

Anyone who loves small, high-quality museums will find it in the home of Spanish painter Joaquin Sorolla, which contains the Impressionist painter's paintings. The building is designed with Andalusian influence and includes a patio with fountains and flowers.


Address: Paseo del General Martínez Campos, 37, 28010

Opening hours: Tue—Sat: 09:30—20:00

Sundays & holidays: 10:00—15:00

Free Hours: Sat—Sun: 14:00—20:00 

Cost: €3

Link to the museum website


  SINCE 1911  


4. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum


The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is an important art gallery in Madrid's art triangle. The collections presented on the three floors of the building are works of world renown artists from the late 15th to the end of the 20th century. The museum presents works from the German Renaissance, Impressionism, Expressionism as well as representative works of Spanish, Italian and Flemish art.


Address: Paseo del Prado, 8, 28014 Madrid

Opening hours: All days: 10:00—19:00, Mon 12:00—16:00

Free Hours: Mondays

Cost: €12 (children under 12 are free).

Link to the museum website

  SINCE 1992  

5. Museum of Romanticism

The Romance Museum was set up in the heart of the Malasaña neighborhood to illustrate the way of life in the Romantic period. The museum features a collection of furniture, musical instruments, porcelain, ceramics and even King Fernando VII's bathroom. Another interesting collection in the museum, including paintings by Zorban, Goya and others.


Address: Calle de San Mateo, 13, 28004 Madrid.

Opening hours: Tue—Sat: 09:30—18:30

Sundays & holidays—15:00.

Entrance fee: €12 (children under 12 are free).

Link to the museum website


  SINCE 1924  


6. Royal Palace Museum


The Royal Palace of Madrid is the official residence of the Spanish royal family but today it serves as an open museum.


The palace was built in the 18th century by Felipe V of the Bourbon dynasty with over 3,418 rooms. The palace features artwork by Caravaggio, Velázquez, Francisco de Goya, as well as the world's only complete collection of Stradivarius arches.


Address: Calle de Bailén, s / n, 28071 Madrid.

Opening hours: All days: 10:00—20:00.

Free Hours: Mon—Thu: 18:00—20:00 (for European passport holders only).

Price: €13.

Link to the museum website

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  SINCE 1738  

7. Santiago Bernabeu Museum

The Real Madrid Soccer Team Sports Museum is a powerful experience as it has over 81,000 seats.


During the tour of the stadium, you will learn about the world football legends played by the club, enter the Trophy Hall and take a closer look at the lawn, dressing rooms and treatments of the world's most successful soccer team.


Address: Av. de Concha Espina, 1, 28036 Madrid.

Opening hours: Mon—Fri: 09:30—19:00

Sundays & holidays: 10:00—18:30

Entrance Fee: Ages 5—14: €12, ages 14 and up: €18.

Link to the museum website

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  SINCE 1947  

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