Museo Nacional del Prado - Prado Museum
 
HOME
Ten Best Places to Visit in Spain
1 to 10 of the best tourist sites in Spain
Best Places to visit in Spain
A few more ideas on interesting tourist locations in Spain
Events in Spain
All the events in Spain. Fiestas, festivals and all that's exciting in entertainment in Spain
What's On in Spain
Guide to concerts, theatre, festivals & events in Spain.
Singers in Spain
Popular singers from Spain
Famous Singers from Spain
A list of famous singers from Spain past and present
Concerts in Spain
A comprehensive list of groups and artists performing in Spain
Gig's in Spain
All acts local & international appearing live in Spain
Festivals in Spain
Spain is the land of festivals. These are great entertainment and most of them free.
Sport in Spain
All the sport events in Spain in a monthly guide
Group's & Bands
Spanish & international groups and bands in Spain
Famous People
Famous Spaniards from now and yesteryear
Today in Spain
One step guide to what's on today in Spain. Entertainment in Spain in one easy click.
Hot in Spain
Read all the latest information on what's Hot & Exciting in Spain.
Places in Spain
The best places to visit in Spain. The beautiful and interesting places in Spain
Entertainers
Party, wedding & bar entertainers in Spain.
Bulls
 Bulls, bull fighting, bull running, matadors, toreadors and all that's bulls in Spain
Free
No need to spend a fortune. There's plenty of free things to do in Spain.
Tourist Offices
A list of tourist offices throughout Spain
Culture
A guide to theatre, art & more in Spain
Kids  & Families
Theme Parks, amusements, aqua parks and everything for kid's and family to do in Spain
Musicians
 A guide to the many brilliant musicians in Spain
Agencies
Entertainment agencies, wedding planners in Spain
Trade Shows & Fairs
Spain has a full calendar of trade events
Local Societies
All the hobbies and associations
Holiday Dates
National & Local holiday dates in Spain
VO & VOS Films
International films being shown in their own language
Travel Ideas
A few holiday ideas for Spain
Best Things to Do in Spain
Fun Things for all the family
Spanish Album Charts Best Twenty Albums in Spain
Find out the most popular music in Spain
Top Twenty Spanish Singles
Best selling music singles in Spain
 
 

 

 
Museo Nacional del Prado - Prado Museum
Contact Address:
Paseo del Prado, s/n 28014 Madrid (Madrid)
Tel. +34 913302800 Tel. +34 902107077 / Fax +34 913302856
 
It is regarded as one of the best museums in the world Prado Museum in Madrid.
Housed in a an 18th century building originally planned as a Natural Science museum but now contains only the greatest of masterpieces, and nearly all of the pictures come from Royal collections. The Spanish monarchs were passionate about art.
 
 
 
 
 It brings together the best collection of Spanish painting, the most important works of Flemish and Italian painting, and noteworthy examples of the German, French and English schools.
The Prado in Madrid has  masterpieces of universal art such as Velázquez' "Maids of Honour", Goya's "Majas", El Greco's "Nobleman with a hand on his chest", Bosch's "Garden of Delights", and Rubens' "The Three Graces", amongst other priceless pieces.
Opening hours of the museum
From 9am to 8pm: Tuesday to Sunday and public holidays.
From 9am to 2pm: 24 December, 31 December and 6 January.
Last entry to galleries is 30 minutes before closing time.
Galleries are cleared 10 minutes before closing time.

Closed
Mondays (including Mondays which are public holidays), 25 December, 1 January, Good Friday and 1 May
 
 

 
Museums