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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

Contact details

Paseo del Prado 8
28014  Madrid  (Madrid)
mtb@museothyssen.org
www.museothyssen.org
Tel.:+34 902760511

Location

Autonomous region:
Madrid

Province/Island:
Madrid

Madrid

Reservations


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Description

Tradition and history of a legacy.

One of the best private collections of paintings in the world.

For several generations, the family collected a large number of works that today are exhibited in this museum. The architect Rafael Moneo remodelled and renovated the Villahermosa Palace, a building from the early 19th century, for this very purpose. It is said that this museum is the perfect complement to the Prado and Reina Sofía museums, because it bridges the gaps in their respective collections. There are splendid works, dating from the 14th century up to the masterly pop art of the 20th century. This is a wonderful place for a journey through the different "Isms" of art, starting with Impressionism. A new building with 18 rooms, which houses the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, has recently been added to the museum. Two of these rooms are used for temporary exhibits.

Designation:
Private museum

Content:
Fine arts


Practical information

Schedule

From Tuesday to Sunday
From 10:00 to 19:00

Monday
From 12:00 to 16:00


Closed: Mondays, 1 January, 1 May and 25 December.


Prices

General: €10
Reduced: €7
Monday
Admission free
Discount (only at ticket office with proof): over-65s, pensioners, students, Youth Card holders, disabled persons, large families and Fine Art teachers. Free admission: under-12s, unemployed persons (with ID).

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