Museums in Madrid
The Museo del Prado, situated on Madrid’s so-called Paseo del Arte, is a must-visit, as it houses the largest collection of Spanish painting in the world.
Matadero Madrid has become one of the capital’s principal hubs for avant-garde art and culture.
Housed within a former power station, CaixaForum Madrid is a meeting point for fans of ancient, modern and contemporary art.
Located in the Paseo de la Castellana, and with capacity for 81,044 spectators, the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium is the domain of the team that holds more trophies than any other in Europe.
Romanticism is the order of the day at the Railway Museum where you’ll find antique carriages, model trains and, if you’re lucky, the Mercado de Motores flea market.
The National Archaeological Museum in Madrid houses one of the most important collections of antiquities in the world spanning prehistory through to the nineteenth century.
To visit Museo Sorolla is to explore the Valencian painter’s most intimate sanctum. To see his workshop, dining room and beloved garden is a privilege accessible to all.
Madrid is a friendly city ideal for families, with many activities for you to do with children. The capital’s tourism offices will provide you with the family tourism guide with activities for the smallest members of the family and advice on what to see and what to do with them.
The Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza has an extensive collection of European art from the Middle Ages through to the twentieth century, works by vanguards and American painting from the nineteenth century.