Community of Madrid Museums & exhibitions

Our most recommended Community of Madrid Museums & exhibitions

Madrid: Prado Museum Direct Entrance Ticket

1. Madrid: Prado Museum Direct Entrance Ticket

Since it opened in 1819, the Prado Museum has acquired a dazzling array of paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings and decorative art that cover the history of Spanish art to form one of the finest collections of European art in the world. Based on the former Spanish Royal Collection, the Royal Museum would become known as the National Museum of Painting and Sculpture, and subsequently the Museo Nacional del Prado. The collection currently comprises around 7,600 paintings, 1,000 sculptures, 4,800 prints and 8,200 drawings, in addition to a large number of historic documents. With your full-day ticket, you will have access to more than 1,300 works currently on display in the main building. The size of this collection can cause headaches for visitors trying to choose what to see, but the Prado has organized 3 routes that focus on its masterpieces, dating from the Romanesque to the 19th century. Once inside, you can purchase an audio guide to quickly lead you to works by artists such as Bartolomé Bermejo, Pedro Berruguete, Sánchez Coello, El Greco, Ribera, Zurbarán, Murillo, Alonso Cano, Velázquez and Goya.

Madrid: Skip-the-Line Prado Museum Guided Tour

2. Madrid: Skip-the-Line Prado Museum Guided Tour

Discover masterpieces of art on a skip-the-line guided tour of the Prado Museum and explore the galleries of Spain's national art museum, located in the museum district of central Madrid. Widely considered to have one of the world's finest collections of European art from the 12th to the early 20th century, the Prado Museum also boasts the single best collection of Spanish art in the world. Founded as a museum of paintings and sculptures in 1819, it was enlarged by the addition of short pavilions at the rear of the magnificent building between 1900 and 1960. See masterpieces by Francisco Goya, Hieronymus Bosch and Peter Paul Rubens, along with acclaimed paintings by El Greco, Titian and Diego Velázquez. Journey through the story of Spanish and European art through the centuries and get expert explanations along the way. If you select the tapas tasting option, following the tour of Prado Museum, you will then walk through the city to one of the most important bars in Madrid where you will have the opportunity to taste several tapas of Spanish food. Spain is internationally renowned for its gastronomy and is proud of its rich culture and culinary history. Discover the traditional tapas of Spain and experience the food culture of Madrid like a local. Here your tour will finish, leaving you with the opportunity to walk through the center of Madrid.

Madrid: Prado Museum Guided Tour

3. Madrid: Prado Museum Guided Tour

Meet your guide at the Goya Statue outside the Prado Museum and begin your guided tour of its vast collection.  See the work of a variety of great European artists such as Velázquez, El Greco, Goya, Tiziano, Rubens, and El Bosco. Discover some of the collections on display, which date from the Romanesque period to the 19th century. The museum contains more than 8,000 paintings, 9,000 drawings, 5,500 prints, and over 900 sculptures. See some of the 1,300 works currently on display in the main building. Learn about the history of European art, and the story behind some of the works on display.

Madrid: Cívitas Metropolitano Stadium and Optional Tour

4. Madrid: Cívitas Metropolitano Stadium and Optional Tour

Discover the "Atleti Territory", one of the most modern stadiums in the world. Learn about the long history of the club, as well as the signature values that identify "Los Atléticos". Get immersed in Atlético’s history, which is deeply rooted in Madrid but with a great following from fans all around the world. Understand how all the team's successes are based on their values of humility, teamwork, and sacrifice. This is a unique space in which many historical artifacts coexist with an immersive experience that goes through Atlético’s history. Interactive screens, binoculars, large projectors, interactive phone booths, virtual reality, and interactive games will make all visitors become first-person protagonists in Atlético de Madrid's story. Discover every corner of the stadium on a guided tour. Visit the press room where the players and coach talk to the media about the game. Access unique areas such as the players' dressing room.  Imagine the roar of 68,000 fans as you make your way through the same tunnel the players use to walk onto the pitch.  Be amazed by the design of the roof that shelters the stands, and get a look at the extraordinary building from the outside. End at the gift store, where you can pick up a souvenir of your unique experience.

Madrid: Museum of Illusions Ticket

5. Madrid: Museum of Illusions Ticket

Discover the Museum of Illusions, Madrid, and explore a mysterious world of illusions. Once inside, encounter funny and amazing tricks which aim to teach you about vision, perception, and the human brain. Every illusion is designed to surprise you, showing you that sometimes things are not always as they first seem. Enjoy this experience with your parents, your partner, your grandparents, or friends. The museum is a unique place filled with incredible attractions, where madness and fun are guaranteed. Make sure your phone is fully charged, and take photos which will blow your friends' minds back home.

Madrid: Skip-the-Line Reina Sofía Museum Entrance Ticket

6. Madrid: Skip-the-Line Reina Sofía Museum Entrance Ticket

Skip the line to enter a museum which represents an intersection of spaces, objects and times: a place where narratives are woven together and stories told, rendering every intersection meaningful as it leads off in one direction or another, turning it into an intense experience of discovery and knowledge. This is why everything that is exhibited, in all its strangeness, all its questions, has to actually touch the visitor’s everyday reality, bringing about a genuine learning experience. The Museo Reina Sofia’s presentation of its collection posits a multi-narrative journey, which adopts a definite standpoint and not only keeps the mystery inherent in art alive, but also strengthens resistance towards the single, fixed reading. Traditional genres coexist side by side with photography, film, sound and dance. With your full-day ticket, you will have access to more than 21,000 works currently on display in the main building.

Madrid: Prado Museum Guided Tour with Skip-the-line Ticket

7. Madrid: Prado Museum Guided Tour with Skip-the-line Ticket

On the Guided Tour of the Prado Museum, you will spend your time living an unrepeatable experience in a unique setting full of art and beauty. The emblematic Prado Museum is the center of the beautiful monumental complex known as the "Paseo del Arte de Madrid", a privileged place in the heart of the city surrounded by trees and very close to the Retiro Park. The worldwide recognition of the Prado Museum is due to its vast and invaluable art collection. Here you will find essential paintings by the most famous Spanish and European artists from the 14th to the 19th centuries, including Velazquez, El Greco, Goya, Titian, Rubens, Bosch, Raphael, Tintoretto and Van Dyck, among others. You can see some of the most spectacular collections in the world, such as Velazquez's Meninas, Goya's Black Paintings or El Bosco's Garden of Earthly Delights. You will also be able to admire the works of the best painters from Italy, the Netherlands or Germany, of various styles and periods from the Gothic to the Baroque of Rubens, from the Romanesque to the Renaissance or Neoclassicism, knowing the context in which they developed their different techniques. paintings that were so influential after his artistic periods.

Madrid: Sweet Space Museum Entry Ticket

8. Madrid: Sweet Space Museum Entry Ticket

Get an entry ticket to the colorful Sweet Space Museum in Madrid. Discover a journey into the imagination that unites the traditional concept of art and the new digital trends to create a unique space full of experiences and lots of fun.  Discover a world of pure imagination. Access all 10 interactive rooms in this Willy Wonker like museum, that's full of sweets.   Smell, touch, and of course, taste everything from candy floss palm trees to an ice-cream lab. Enjoy a serial experience that will awaken all your senses, especially your taste buds.  Walk around and be sure to take a selfie at the lollipop waterfall; this is a photo sure to get you lots of Instagram likes.  Stimulate your senses in unexpected ways in this museum that showcases a kaleidoscope of unique art. See work from Spain's most creative and colorful artists, such as fashion designer Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada and Okuda San Miguel.  Be transported to a magical land full of sweets. Experience an unforgettable day out for all the family that will take over your Imaginarium. 

Madrid: Full-Day Guided Tour of Toledo with Cathedral Visit

9. Madrid: Full-Day Guided Tour of Toledo with Cathedral Visit

Discover the treasures of Toledo on a guided day trip from Madrid by bus. Soak up the views of the medieval city from the Mirador del Valle and witness El Greco's masterpiece in the Church of Santo Tomé. Depart from Madrid and travel to the Mirador del Valle. Here, admire the views of Toledo from across the Tagus River. Next, head to Toledo's historical center, recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site. Learn about the coexistence of Jews, Christians, and Muslims who shaped the city over the centuries from your guide. Step into the Church of Santo Tomé, and see El Greco's "The Burial of Count Orgaz." Continue to the Synagogue of Saint Mary and finish your tour at the imposing Primada Cathedral.

Madrid: Reina Sofía Museum Tour

10. Madrid: Reina Sofía Museum Tour

Meet your bilingual guide at the Reina Sofía Museum in Madrid, officially inaugurated in September 1992 and named for Queen Sofía. Dedicated to Spanish art, highlights of the museum include superb collections of Spain's 3 great 20th-century artists - Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí and Joan Miró. Get a close look at Picasso's "Guernica" mural-sized oil painting, regarded by many as one of the most powerful anti-war works of art in history. Get explanations in English and Spanish about 20th-century art movements, such as abstract art, cubism, surrealism and modernism. See important works by principal artists in a beautiful museum that was formerly an elegant hospital building. Take a look at the vaulted hallways, and enjoy a walk in the gardens to admire the building from the outside. Explore the hallways and galleries of the museum with your guide, and learn how and why the talented artists on display created their art. End inside the museum, where you are free to stay and explore independently. Along with stunning works from Spain, the museum puts on temporary exhibitions by international artists in its many galleries, making it one of the world's largest museums for modern and contemporary art.

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Excellent Tour for families with young kids and teenagers! Disfrutamos mucho este tour guiado. Nuestra guía explicó las obras más famosas y mantuvo nuestra atención, incluso nuestros hijos pequeños y nuestra hija adolescente estuvieron atentos.

Caesar did a wonderful job. He was very engaging, contextualized the artwork and entertained us. He made the time fly and we truly enjoyed him. Would highly recommend him for another tour.

This was a great adventure. Our guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. Long day but worth it.

Staff were amazing well worth the money very good experince

Very good summary of the important paintings in the Prado