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Museo Cerralbo

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Address: Calle Ventura Rodriguez 17, 28008 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 915 47 36 46
09:30 - 15:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 09:30 - 15:00
Thu 17:00 - 20:00

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We went for this museum but did not know how amazing it could be. Price was cheap (something like 3 euros) and came with a guide. An incredible collection of art from all over the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Catalonia, Spain
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67 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An old palace from the XIX century, with frescoes and interesting architechture and decoration. Especially interesting are the main double staircase and the ball room. The fee is really low and can be visited for free on thursdays afternoon and sundays.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for this museum but did not know how amazing it could be. Price was cheap (something like 3 euros) and came with a guide. An incredible collection of art from all over the world, all over the ages. Samurai suits, pottery, paintings, stuff from ancient eras... everything. Really, really worth it.

Thank NIco L
New York City, New York
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116 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

House is very luxurious and beautiful. Ticket is very cheap and comes with guide book. It was a house built for rich family and it shows. Every room is very beautiful and fancy. I wish this is my home.

1 Thank j l
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This doesn't appear much advertised or promoted but this was a real find. Good value when paying but better still when you visit for free on Thursday afternoons. Don't be put of by the jumbled reference, this actually part of the appeal of a very mixed museum

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West Kilbride, United Kingdom
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353 reviews
213 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was quite a long queue to see this Museum. As only a certain amount are allowed in at any one time. Building is very nice and jam packed with one person's lifetime of collection. At times, I did feel it was a bit too jumbled as there was so much. There are free lockers to deposit your bags and... More 

1 Thank ladybrr
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend this fantastic private house. There is so much to see it is even to much. You need to go and go again to see all. It is free on Thursday

Thank Midori L
Los Angeles, California
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

The last owner of this grand mansion was a nobleman who filled it with his amazing collections of armor, artworks, clocks and antiquities. The entrance staircase is breathtaking.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Saw this place advertised as one of the must sees in this city on the web so decided to give it a go. 3 euros to get in which we felt was very reasonable. On the way in a member of staff shouted not to use a flash which to be honest i don t even think i had time... More 

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Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Cerralbo museum in madrid houses a private collection of works of art, arqueological objects and other antiquities collected by the Marquis of Cerralbo during his lifetime. Additionally, a visit to the Museum will transport the visitor to a 19th Century palace which includes the original furniture. It is a small museum but full of interesting halls and details. Well... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I strongly recommend this place, 19th century palace frozen in its luxury. a 2h visit worth the detour

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