Museums in Madrid

Madrid has some of the world’s most popular museums. This a list of the most important ones:

The Triangle of Art

Prado Museum

The Prado Museum is the most important art museum in Madrid and one of the world’s most visited museums with works by Goya, Velazquez and more.

Reina Sofía Museum

The Reina Sofia Museum is one of the most visited museums in Madrid. Founded in 1992, it contains a large collection of twentieth century Spanish art.

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, also known as the Thyssen Museum, is one of the most visited museums in Madrid. It features nearly 1,000 works of art.

Other Muesums

The Cerralbo Museum

Housed in a beautiful seventeenth century mansion, the Cerralbo Museum features an impressive art and historical objects collection.

Madrid Wax Museum

The Madrid Wax Museum has over 450 wax figures representing politicians, celebrities and sports legends. A great place to go with children!

Naval Museum, Madrid

The Naval Museum (Museo Naval) shows the history of the Spanish navy and contains paintings, coin collections, boats and weapons.

Museo de Historia de Madrid

The muesum of the history of Madrid has an excellent collection, demonstrating the evolution of the city. Discover it with us.

Museum of Romanticism

Situated in a neo-classical palace, the Museum of Romanticism recreates the city life of the gentry of Madrid during the Romantic period.

Sorolla Museum

The Sorolla Museum is a well preserved house with an impressive private collection of art; little known, but well worth visiting.

The Madrid Railway Museum

Inaugurated in 1984 in the old Delicias station, the railway museum offers a trip through time, showing visitors the history of train travel in Madrid