Top List of Museums in Madrid

Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Madrid that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Madrid to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Madrid page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.

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  1. Museo Nacional Del Prado

    #1 of 45 Museums in Madrid
    Museo Nacional Del Prado

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Paseo del Prado, s/n, 28014 Madrid, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    This museum is without a doubt the top cultural site of the city of Madrid and it is also amongst the top most art galleries in the world. It is located on the street named El Paseo del Prado and hous...Read more

  2. Thyssen - Bornemisza Museum

    #2 of 45 Museums in Madrid
    Thyssen - Bornemisza Museum

    Tags: Art Gallery, Museum

    Address: Paseo del Prado, 8, 28014 Madrid, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Madrid already had the The Prado and the Sofia, and somehow the Thyssen had to make a name for it among these incredibly popular competitor galleries. How did it do that? Well: With an intense focus ...Read more

  3. Sorolla Museum

    #3 of 45 Museums in Madrid
    Sorolla Museum

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Paseo del General Martínez Campos, 37, 28010 Madrid, Spain

    Timings: 09:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Approaching this elegant house, you’re possessed by a sudden tranquillity. Everything just blends so perfectly into everything else. This was early 20th century painter Sorolla’s home, whe...Read more

  4. Cerralbo Museum

    #4 of 45 Museums in Madrid
    Cerralbo Museum

    Tags: Museum, Tour, Historical Site, Specialty Museum

    Address: Calle de Ventura Rodriguez, 17, 28008 Madrid, Spain

    Timings: 09:30 am - 03:00 pm Details

    The 17th Marques de Cerralbo was a great intellectual, and he was also very rich. Naturally he decided to go around the world collecting a massive number of curiosities that caught his fancy. Further,...Read more

  5. Museo Naval

    #5 of 45 Museums in Madrid
    Museo Naval

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Paseo del Prado, 5, 28014 Madrid, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Established in 1843, the museum charts the history of the Spanish naval efforts from the time of the catholic Kings to today. Of course you must go! Spanish naval efforts played a massive part in the ...Read more

  6. CaixaForum Madrid

    #6 of 45 Museums in Madrid
    CaixaForum Madrid

    Tags: Museum, Garden, Architecture , Exhibition

    Address: Paseo del Prado, 36, 28014 Madrid, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Take an old out of use electrical station. Plop several new floors atop it. Slap a green vertical garden (of 15,000 plants) up one side. Scatter a few moody looking sculptures about. Stick a trippy wh...Read more

  7. National Museum Of Romanticism

    #7 of 45 Museums in Madrid
    National Museum Of Romanticism

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition

    Address: Calle San Mateo, 13, 28004 Madrid, Spain

    Timings: 09:30 am - 08:30 pm Details

    Sometimes a snowball starts rolling and kicks off an avalanche. Here, an impromptu exhibition of 80 painting in 1921 led to numerous famed artists donating their works into what has becomes Madrid&rsq...Read more

  8. St. Fernando Royal Academy Of Fine Arts

    #8 of 45 Museums in Madrid
    St. Fernando Royal Academy Of Fine Arts

    Tags: Art Museum

    Address: Alcala, 13, 28014 Madrid, Spain (Centro)

    Timings: 10:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    15th-20th century paintings adorn this museum and art gallery, which is also HQ to the Madrid Academy of Art. The neo-classical building is beautiful enough, and the works of the masters within even m...Read more

  9. National Library Of Spain

    #9 of 45 Museums in Madrid
    National Library Of Spain

    Tags: Library, Museum, Play, Hall

    Address: Paseo de Recoletos, 20-22, 28001 Madrid, Spain

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The National Library of Spain was established in the early 18th century by King Philip V as the Palace Public Library. He made it mandatory for the submission of a copy of every book printed in Spain ...Read more

  10. Casa De Lope De Vega

    #10 of 45 Museums in Madrid
    Casa De Lope De Vega

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Calle de Cervantes, 11, 28014 Madrid, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Lope de Vega was a big deal among historical Spanish writers. That’s why the Real Academia Espanola decided to convert his 17th century house to a museum dedicated to him. Spanish literature gee...Read more

  11. Museo De América

    #11 of 45 Museums in Madrid
    Museo De América

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

    Address: Av de los Reyes Catolicos, 6, 28040 Madrid, Spain

    Timings: 09:30 am - 03:00 pm Details

    Spain had an uneasy history with South America – the European country ravaged and looted the continent almost singlehandedly. This museum is designed to maintain awareness of this uncomfortable ...Read more

  12. National Museum Of Natural History

    #12 of 45 Museums in Madrid
    National Museum Of Natural History

    Tags: History Museum, Natural History Museum

    Address: Calle de Jose Gutierrez Abascal, 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales was established in the 18th century by Charles III of Spain as the Gabinete Real de Historia Natural. Today the museumconsists of a huge collection of fossils, a r...Read more

  13. Museum Of Costume

    #13 of 45 Museums in Madrid
    Museum Of Costume

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition

    Address: Av de Juan de Herrera, 2, 28040 Madrid, Spain

    Timings: 09:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    A museum chronicling only the history of Spanish fashion wouldn’t be so famous, were it’s collections not among the finest among the world. Founded only in 2004, the museum is also a popul...Read more

  14. The Royal Armoury Of Madrid

    #14 of 45 Museums in Madrid
    The Royal Armoury Of Madrid

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site

    Address: Royal Palace of Madrid, Palacio Real, Calle de Bailén, s/n, 28013 Madrid, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Royal Armoury of Madrid pays a tribute to the war history of the country by showcasing a rare collection of personal arms and weapons of the Kings of Spain along with modern military weapons, work...Read more

  15. Museo De Cera

    #15 of 45 Museums in Madrid
    Museo De Cera

    Tags: Museum, Statue, Specialty Museum

    Address: Paseo de Recoletos, 41, 28004 Madrid, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:30 pm Details

    From Hollywood to Music, to History- the Museo de Cera de Madrid is home to the wax statues of the most famous personalities in the world. Whether you click a photo with the Joker, pose with Tom cruis...Read more

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