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Best Museums to visit in Madrid, Spain

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Madrid's big 3 or "triangle" of Museums: the Prado, the Reina Sofia and the Thyssen-Bornemisza are located on the Paseo del Arte (Avenue of the Arts).

Madrid is, with more than 45 museums, a real city of Art and Culture. No other Spanish city holds such an impressive display of works from the great Spanish and European masters. Being in Madrid is having the rare opportunity to discover or rediscover El Greco, Velázquez, Goya, Titian, Rubens , Picasso, Miró and Dalí in the most complete collections worldwide…

 

Madrid Museums Opening Times:

Museums in Madrid usually closed on Mondays.
Big Museums usually open from 9:30am to 8pm, but could be closed on Sunday afternoon.
Small Museums could close on lunch time. Watch opening times before visiting..

Before your departure we advise you to buy tickets and passes like Madrid Card, Madrid Tourist Travel Pass or the Madrid Cultura Card.

 

This is only our selection of best Museums to visit first in Madrid.. Find all Museums in our directory.

Prado Museum

Address : Calle Ruiz de Alarcón, 23
Opening hours : From 9am to 8pm: Tuesday to Sunday and public holidays.From 9am to 2pm: 24 December, 31 December and 6 January./ Closed:Mondays (including Mondays which are public holidays), 25 December, 1 January, Good Friday and 1 May.
Phone : +34 91 330 2800
Metro/Bus : Metro: Banco de España , Atocha stations/ Bus: 9, 10, 14, 19, 27, 34, 37, 45

The Prado Museum

The Museo del Prado is a museum and art gallery located in Madrid. It features one of the world's finest collections of European art, from the 12th century to the early 19th century, based on the former Spanish Royal Collection....

Queen Sofia Museum

Address : Santa Isabel, 52
Opening hours : Monday to Saturday: from 10,00 to 21,00 h. (Closing doors time). Sunday:from 10,00 to 14,30 h. (Closing doors time).Close on Tuesday
Phone : +34 91 774 10 00
Metro/Bus : Metro : Line 1 - Pinar de Chamartín - Valdecarros / Bus: 6 - 8 - 10 - 14 - 19 - 24 - 26 - 27 - 32 - 34 - 36 - 37 - 41 45 - 47 - 54 - 55 - 57 - 59 - 60 - 78 - 85 - 86 - 102 - 116 -118 119 -141 -148 -247 - E3

Queen Sofia Museum
The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS) is the official name of Spain's national museum of 20th century art..The museum is mainly dedicated to Spanish art....

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

Address : Paseo del Prado, 8
Opening hours : Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 7pm. Closed Mondays. The ticket office closes at 6:30pm. The Museum is closed on January 1, May 1 and December 25.
Phone : +34 91 369 01 51
Metro/Bus : Bus1, 2, 5, 9, 10, 14, 15, 20, 27, 34, 37, 45, 51, 52, 53, 74, 146, 150. Trains: Atocha - Recoletos

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, or in Spanish Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, is an art gallery near the Prado Museum in Madrid. It is known as a part of the "Golden Triangle of Art"...

CaixaForum Madrid

Address : Paseo del Prado, 36
Opening hours : Every day from 10am to 8pm
Phone : 00 34 91 330 73 00
Metro/Bus : Metro: Atocha, línea 1 - Bus Líneas 10, 14, 27, 34, 37 y 45 con parada en Paseo del Prado Líneas 26, 32 y 6 con parada en Calle Atocha

The CaixaForum Madrid is a new cultural center in the historical center of Madrid, near the renowned Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza museums, designed by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron...

National Archaeological Museum

Address : C/ Serrano, 13
Opening hours : From Tuesday to Saturday from 9:30am to 8pm. Sundays and holidays from 9:30am to 3pm every Monday. Closed every monday of the year and 1 and 6 January, 1 May, 9 September and 24 , 25 and 31 December. Holidays: 20 and 21 March, 2 and 15 May, 25 July, 15 August, 1 November and 6 December
Phone : 91 577 79 12
Metro/Bus : Bus: 1, 9, 19, 51 y 74 que tienen parada delante del Museo/ 5, 14, 27, 45 y 150 con parada en el Paseo Recoletos/ 21 y 53 con parada en la Plaza de Colón/ 2, 15 20, 28, 52 y 146 con parada en la Plaza de la Independencia. / Metro: Estaciones Serrano (Línea 4) y Retiro (Línea 2)

 

The National Archaeological Museum in Madrid Spain

The National Archaeological Museum contains items of value from excavations throughout Spain and also collections of coins and pottery from all eras.

More easy solutions to visit Madrid's Museums!

Madrid Card

Madrid Card

Choose between a 1-day, 2-day or 3-day pass, and gain prioritized access to Madrid's big attractions like Museums, Galleries, Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.. And get discounts in shops, restaurants..

Madrid Cultura Card

Free admission to over 50 museums in Madrid. Priority access into Prado Museum, Madrid Royal Palace, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and Reina Sofia Museum. And more..

Your comments : Madrid best Museums

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- jose maria pascual
(20 Mar 2013 - 09:30)
vale la pena verlo......es diferente y entretenido para todas las edades
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- judi ann
(20 Feb 2013 - 08:30)
where is the Wax Museum ?

Madrid Cultura Card

Free admission to over 50 museums in Madrid. Priority access into Prado Museum, Madrid Royal Palace, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and Reina Sofia Museum. And more..

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