The Prado, Madrid, Spain. The worlds largest collection of Spanish Art
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The Prado, Madrid, Spain. The worlds largest collection of Spanish Art

Art Galleries and Museums in Madrid, Spain
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
The Prado, Madrid has the most detailed collection of Spanish art from the 11th-18th centuries and extends to some world's most famous masterpieces by great universal artists such as El Greco, Velázquez, Goya, Bosch, Tiziano, Van Dyck and Rembrandt.

The collection of paintings in The Prado has such variety and quality in depth that it makes the Prado Museum one of the world's finest. The Prado collection includes the worlds best collection of Spanish Art as well as the most important works of Flemish, Italian, German, French and English schools painting.
The Prado in Madrid is a wonderful space where the best 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 and other priceless pieces can be enjoyed.
There are also major collections of drawings, engravings, coins and medals, as well as items of clothing and decorative art.

 
 
Paseo del Prado,
 s/n 28014 Madrid

E-mail:museo.nacional@prado.mcu.es

 


Tel.:+34 913302800
+34 902107077

Useful information
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Public holidays


Does not close at midday
From 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Dec 24-From 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Dec 31-From 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
 
Jan 06-From 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM


Closed: Mondays, 1 January, Good Friday, 1 May and 25 December.
 
 
Prices
General: €8


Reduced: €4


Advance ticket sales on-line and by telephone: €7. Reduced admission: €3.50. Groups (between 8 and 33 people) €7,50

Admission free on Tuesday-Saturday, 6-8pm; Sundays, 5-8pm; for over 65s, unemployed EU citizens, staff of Spanish state museums, Spanish and overseas tourist guides, teachers of subjects related to Museum content, ICOM (International Council of Museums) members, EU students under 25, under 18s, 2 May, 18 May, 12 October and 6 December.
 
Last Friday of the month The young Prado
The Museum invites young people aged 15 to 25 years to see free and exclusive (limited access to the public in this age group ) exposure Turner and the Masters. Graduates in art history will explain the contents of the sample. Friday, 27 August, from 20.30 to 22.30
 
Current events
From Jun 22, 2010 to Sep 19, 2010 Exhibition: Turner and the Masters
From Jun 1, 2010 to Sep 26, 2010 Exhibition: The Loves of Mercury and Herse. An intricate tapestry by Willem de Pannemaker
From Jun 2, 2010 to Nov 1, 2010 Exhibition: View and plan of Toledo by El Greco