Museo De Historia De Madrid, Madrid
Museo De Historia De Madrid, Madrid - Address, Phone Number
Address: Calle de Fuencarral, 78, 28004 Madrid, Spain
Time Required: 00:45 Mins
Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
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About Museo De Historia De Madrid, Madrid
Showing a rare collection taken from various sources including National Library, Prado Museum, Academy of Fine Arts, Archaeological Museum and private donations of art lovers, the Museo de Historia de Madrid was initially used as a Municipal Museum built in 1929.
Today the place has some of the most varied collection of historic artefacts including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, postcards, porcelain, maps, coins and medals.
Highlights include permanent exhibits:
- Madrid Villa and Court: Exhibits that range from the establishment of the Court until the eighteenth century
- Exhibits that take you through the War of Independence and the transformation of the government.
- The third area consisting of the 19th century Madrid through the World War I, the Industrial Revolution and its impact on the city.
Museo De Historia De Madrid Ticket Prices
- Admission to the place is free.
Museo De Historia De Madrid Opening and Closing Hours
- Permanent exhibition halls and Cartography and models.
How To reach Museo De Historia De Madrid by Public Transport
- By Metro/ Subway: Tribunal
- By Bus: Barcelo-Tribunal
- By Taxi
- By renting a Car/Bike.
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An excellent and modern look at the history of Madrid using art from the various periods. I would have liked some more interactive displays. The map room with a model of Madrid in the 19th Century is easily missed (and should not be missed). It's a wee trek from the centre, so it's quieter than most museums and galleries.
Nice paintings. A charming museum where you can basically learn everything about Spain. Quiet and elite. Some days free admission offered.
Best place to know about Madrid's history. Great pictures, maps, stories, diverses devices and more. Free entrance.
At first, we didn't plan to visit that museum, but another plan went down so we went there. What a luck ! The personnel are lovely, the museum is very interesting with amazing pieces and more, very good written explanations. There is a 180 years old model of Madrid in the basement. 90mn is a good time to spend there !
If you’re looking to learn more about the history of Madrid, this is the place to go. The museum contains three floors full of paintings, sculptures, drawings, ceramics, porcelain, and other artifacts chronicling the history of this great city. My only qualm with the permanent exhibit is that it doesn’t cover much of the 20th century, when the city was also transformed by Franco’s dictatorial regime.