Explore centuries of fine art at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, which boasts masterpieces by Monet, Goya, Degas, Renoir, Picasso, and Van Gogh, to mention just a few notables. Today, the vast collection of over 1,600 paintings is spread over three floors, with a compact layout that makes this museum one of the most navigable sites in the city. The collection is organized chronologically, with the oldest works displayed on the top floor. You can arrange to join a thematic guided tour during or after business hours, or simply start on the top floor and work your way down at your own pace. Check online for ticket options and upcoming special events. Using our online itinerary creator, Madrid attractions like Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza reviews
Having been to several galleries whilst in Spain, this was a highlight and overshadows the Prado in my opinion more »
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the museum. The special exhibition on Rembrandt was very good. The staff were very helpful and precautions taken due to COVID were thorough, yet reasonable. more »
It's FREE ON MONDAYS! Very nice museum of medieval to contemporary art. It is right in front of el Prado so one could actually do both easily in the same day. Just be careful if you go on the free day it might get packed. I liked the fact that there is a wide set of paintings from a wide set of historical periods. From the 1500 to the 2000. The arrangement does not always follow the evolution of time which make it sometimes a little confusing but overall very enjoyable!
A fantastic museum with some exceptional pieces, in a relaxing setting. I particularly like how the collection isn't built around just one school or epoch, but rather you get to follow the history of visual art over many centuries with a compact, high-quality representation of each style and era. The Prado might be mightier and technically more impressive, but this is my personal favourite art gallery in Madrid.
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