It was created during the reign of Philip II of Spain, and was originally located in the Casa de la Panadería. In 1774 it moved to its current location in the Calle Alcalá, in the Goyeneche Palace designed by Churriguera. The façade was modified by Juan de Villanueva. It is currently home to the San Fernando Museum of Fine Arts, with works by Juan de Juanes, Ribera, Zurbarán, Murillo, Velázquez and Goya, amongst others.
Construction: Public building
Artistic period: Neo-classical
Historic period: 18th century
Calle Alcalá 13
28014 Madrid (Madrid)
Fax.:+34 91-524 10 34
From Tuesday to Sunday
Does not close at midday
From 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Closed: 1 and 6 January, 1 and 30 May, 24, 25 and 31 December and on one of the local holidays: 15 May, 9 November or 9 September.
Wednesday, 18 May, 12 October and 6 December.
Retired persons: Admission free
Students: Admission free
Children: Admission free
ICOM members and associations
Guided group tours by prior appointment.
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