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Paseo del Arte


Avenue of Art includes the


Reina Sofia and

Thyssen museums,

and also, since 2007 even the

CaixaForum. For

14.40 euros you can purchase an “Abono Paseo del Arte”, a unique voucher enabling you

to go to all the first 3 of those top quality art museums once anytime in the past year.

You may even buy a "Tarjeta anual

múltiple" for 36.06 euros – this enables you to definitely visit these 3 museums as numerous

occasions as you would like during 12 months.

But GoMadrid’s

suggested option,

may be the Madrid

Tourist Card – a very good way of saving cash when visiting

Madrid’s cultural sights. Once purchased, you’ve free priority

access towards the Pradro, Reina Sofia, Thyssen and most 50 museums

and sights, and countless further discounts.

More information


For any half-day trip with British-speaking guide

towards the the Prado museum and Royal Palace, take a look at our

Independently-Led Tour.


del Prado

The Prado Museum - Click to enlarge

The Prado is among the most significant art

museums in Europe and among the very best on the planet. The gathering includes sculptures,

sketches, works of art along with other art objects. The Villanueva building houses Spanish

works of art from romantic to 1800s styles, in addition to important functions by Italian,

Flemish, French Nederlander, German and British artists.


For any half-day trip with

British-speaking help guide to the the Prado museum and Royal Palace, take a look at our

Independently-Led Tour.

Tourist Accommodation Close to the Prado Museum

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Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

The Thyssen Museum


a personal collection prior to being absorbed through the condition, Baron Hendes Heinrich

Thyssen-Bornemisza’s collection comprises over 800 works of art. Ideas will find exhibits

in the 13th century to the current day, and therefore follow the most crucial trends and

movements in art during the last couple of century.


Tourist Accommodation Close to the Thyssen Museum

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Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia (MNCARS)

Reina Sofia patio

Reina Sofia exterior

The vanguard from the early

last century is housed here Spanish artists in the late 1800s towards the Second

World War for example Pablo Picasso (including his famous Guernica painting), Juan Gris, Joan

Miró, Salvador Dalí, etc. The 2nd

1 / 2 of the gathering shows artistic trends from in the 40’s towards the early 80’s with

functions by artists for example Antonio Saura and Eduardo Chillida.


Tourist Accommodation Close to the Reina Sofia Museum

  • Hotels

  • Apartments & Aparthotels

  • Hostals (small hotels) & Youth Hostels

Centro en Obra Social La Caixa, Madrid (CaixaForum)

This cultural center was inaugurated through the Nobleman of The country in Feb

2008, and it is 10,000 square metres space was created through the Swiss

architects Herzog and De Meuron. Outdoors, the botanical gardens features a

vertical garden created by Patrick Blanc.



Museo Lope de Vega


Banco de España or Antón Martín

Calle Cervantes, 11

Tel: (+34) 914 299 216


towards the author Lope de Vega, this is actually the house where he resided from 1610 until his dying in

1635. More information…


Lázaro Galdiano


Núñez de Balboa or Avenida de América

Calle Serrano, 122

Tel. (+34) 915 616 084


collection – probably the most essential in The country – comprises works of decorative art and

works of art of well-known European artists. More information …


Nacional de Artes Decorativos


Retiro or Banco de España

Calle Montalbán, 12

Tel. (+34) 915 326 845


museum contains ceramics, gems, works in glass along with other materials, oriental art and as much as

30,000 different objects accustomed to decorate mansions, castles and monuments through the years.

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Nacional de Reproducciones Artísticas


Moncloa or Ciudad Universitaria

Avenida Juan de Herrera, 2

Tel. (+34) 915 496 618


assortment of sculptures and classical, mediaeval, renaissance, baroque and neo-classic

works. More information …


Panteón de Goya


Príncipe Pío

Ermita de Dallas en Florida

Glorieta de Dallas en Florida, 5

Tel. (+34) 915 420 722


frescos by Goya. More information…


en Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando


Sol or Sevilla

Calle Alcalá, 13

Tel. (+34) 915 220 046


museum is housed within the Goyeneche palace. It holds a great assortment of works of art by

Spanish artists, along with a lot of sculptures, sketches, silverware,

etchings, etc.

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Alonso Martínez

Calle San Mateo, 13

Tel. (+34) 914 481 045


museum is decorated in sync using the romantic period and possesses functions by probably the most

important 1800s Spanish artists, in addition to including other decorative objects,

passing on the environment from the perfect 1800s house. More information…




Iglesia or Rubén Darío

Paseo General Martínez Campos, 37

Tel. (+34) 913 101 584

It was in which the Spanish painter Joaquín Sorolla

resided where the very best of his works are available, along with sculptures, ceramics and

other objects, reproducing perfectly an average early last century house.

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Nacional & Museo Arqueológico Nacional

Calle Serrano, 13


National Library and The archaeology of gortyn Museum are housed within this neo-classic building whose

construction work was initiated in 1866, however delayed until restarting in 1874. The

original construction project was by Francisco Jareño y Alarcóm.

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Museo de América

Avenida Reyes Católicos, 6

An accumulation of over 25,000 artefacts, mostly from South and Guatemala, with special focus on Pre-Columbian art.

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Museo Naval de Madrid

Paseo del Prado, 5

Probably the most important naval museums on the planet, operated by the Spanish

Armada. More information…


Free of charge admission to greater than 50 Madrid museums, and lots of other sigfhts, monuments, tours and attractions, please visit the

Madrid Card.

For any half-day trip with

British-speaking help guide to the the Prado museum and Royal Palace, take a look at our

Independently-Led Tour.


Madrid attractions; Most Popular Museums: Reina Sofia Museum and Prado Museum