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Prado National Museum

Calle Ruiz de Alarcon 23, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 902 10 70 77
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The Prado has one of the largest art collections in the world, and is best known for its diverse assortment of works by Velasquez, Goya and El Greco.
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Calle Ruiz de Alarcon 23, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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+34 902 10 70 77
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great museum but really need a good day to appreciate it fully. Alternatively getting a guide to whizz you through the main pieces if you are short of time. Bear in mind that there are windows every day when entry is free but obviously tends...More

Thank nkamal10
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Serene few hours gazing at and getting lost in paintings of the highest quality. Well laid out, allows for stopping for as long or short as you like in front of the exhibits. Particularly liked Vulcan's Forge and The Execution of Torrijos. Good quality cafe...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The museum has a lot of pictures from very well known artist, that's why it is visited by a lot of tourists. It is possible to visit the museum for free between 6pm and 8pm, but if you decide to come here in the evening...More

Thank Lars K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Prado is outstanding. You could spend days wandering around but the audio and 50 key artworks guides are probably the best way to do this with youngish kids.

Thank Pete H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Prado museum has a superb collection from great famous artists. Huge galleries and you can take hours wandering around. Good cafe for refreshments. Would recommend paying extra 6 euros for the digital guide as gives you full historical info on main paintings as you view

Thank Neil G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the museum with my 15 year old son as an agreed trade off for the football. The entrance fee is €15 (€24 if you buy the guide book) with some concessions for children and senior citizens. However you are required to provide ID proof...More

Thank tobywil4
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent four very enjoyable hours walking around looking at the classically fantastic paintings. Great coffee shop and souvenirs

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you have been to any of the other well known galleries in Europe such as the Louvre or the Uffizi I would give this a miss. Not really worth the €15 entry fee. You can get in for free from approx 6-8pm but be...More

1  Thank rachlee09
Reviewed 2 days ago

Love museums and the Prado is one of the best. Since I did not have enough time, I marked out all the paintings I wanted to see - good idea to go around 4 or 4.30 and stand in line to get in free at...More

Thank Bati P
Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm more a fan of contemporary and modern art so this collection was not exactly my cup of tea. With that being said I understand how culturally significant it is and do have a lot of respect for the art. It feels like a must...More

Thank djbroo
Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard
is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The
world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the
Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and
culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On
weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free
after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue
of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de
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stephanie w
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Response from Tsur S | Reviewed this property |
No. its forbidden
15 July 2017|
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Response from Tono V | Reviewed this property |
no idea, sorry.... but pretty sure it will be opened.. please check their web page!
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Response from Olga B | Reviewed this property |
The Petit Palace Plaza Lealtad is a block away , it's a 4 stars hotel.