San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts

Contact details

Calle Alcalá 13
28014  Madrid  (Madrid)
Tel.:+34 915240864
Fax.:+34 91-524 10 34



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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

Practical information


  • From Tuesday to Sunday From 10:00 to 15:00
  • Closing days: Monday

Closed: 1, 6 January, 1, 30 May, 9 November, 24, 25, 31 December.


  • General: €6
  • Reduced: €3
  • Students: Admission free
  • Retired persons: Admission free
  • ICOM members and associations: Admission free



Guided tours


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