Thyssen-Bornemisza museum

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Thyssen-Bornemisza museum of Madrid
Thyssen-Bornemisza museum of Madrid

An incredible art collection

The Thyssen-Bornemisza museum of Madrid was created on 1992, from the private collection of Thyssen-Bornemisza family compiled during 70 years; the Spanish government bought the most important part of the private collections on 1993.

You will find masters painters from XIV and XV centuries like, Duccio and Jan Van Eyck to modern pop art artist like Lucian Freud and Richard Estes.

The Thyssen Bornemisza museum has more the 700 pieces of art in the permanent collection.

According to The Art Newspaper, Thyssen-Bornemisza museum is in the ranking of the 100 most visited museums in the world (#61).

The museum is in the Villahermosa Palace, the address is Paseo del Padro, 8 just in from of the Prado Museum.

The other major museum of Madrid that you should visit besides the Prado museum is the Queen Sofia museum just a 10 minutes’ walk from the Thyssen-Bornemisza museum.

In the Thyssen-Bornemisza museum official website, you will find detail information related to the museum, activities and temporary collections expositions.

Opening hours:

Monday from 12:00 to 16:00, free entrance.

Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 19:00.

On December 24th and 31st the museum will open from 10:00 to 15:00.

January the 1st, may the 1st and December 25th Thyssen Bornemisza will be closed.

The price for the standard ticket (permanent expo + temporary) is 12€, this grand you access to the museum for 1 full day, remember that is you go on Monday is free. You can buy tickets in the Thyssen-Bornemizsa store.

For seniors and children the price is 8€.

You can go by subway; the station is Banco de España (L2).

By bus, lines 1, 2, 5, 9, 10, 14, 15, 20, 27, 34, 37, 41, 51, 52, 53, 74, 146, 150.

You can also rent a bicycle; there is BiciMad station near the museum (Marques de Cubas, 25).

There are also two train stations close to Thyssen-Bornemisza museum, Atocha station and Recoletos station.

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