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Museo Sorolla

This interesting and intriguing house once belonged to Joaquin Sorolla, the painter of light, who died in 1923. Sorolla's atelier is now open to the public and his neo-impressionist style canvases can be admired here in an oasis of calm. Works by Sor...

Museo Romantico

Romance, that's what Museo Romantico is all about. This nineteenth century building houses paintings by leading Spanish painters of that period (for example Francisco de Goya, Frederico de Madrazo and Antonio Esquivel). The museum doesn't confine its...

Museo Nacional del Prado

Prado means pasture or grassland in Spanish. Appropriately enough, the magnificent museum building is surrounded by green gardens and trees, although the real pomp and splendour is not revealed until you're inside. The collection covers work from th...

Museo de Escultura al Aire Libre

The sculpture park can be found on the Paseo de la Castellana beneath and adjacent to the viaduct. The museum is home to a great many sculptures by twentieth century artists, including works by the legendary sculptors Julio Gonzalez and Joan Miro. Th...

Museo de Arte Reina Sofia

This Madrid museum is renowned for its contemporary and modern art. The museum itself is a work of art and has a wonderful glass lift. It also happens to be situated in the former San Carlos hospital. A fan of modern art? You'll find Picasso's la Gue...

Museo de America

The Museum of the Americas houses more than 25,000 objects. While the majority comes from South and Central America, there are also one or two objects from North America. The museum focuses primarily on pre-Colombian art, archaeology and the way of l...

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