Top 10 Museums in Madrid
The city of Madrid boasts many things but this time he does it by having some of the most important museums of the world. In addition, many of them within the reach of everyone since admission is free or have free days. We headed our Top 10 museums with the most famous of the capital:Museo del Prado: It is known for being one of the most visited museums in the world because it is home to one of the best collections of Goya and their Black painting and Velazquez. There are also paintings by European painters of the 16th to 19th centuries. You will find it in the heart of Madrid as you walk by the beautiful Paseo del Prado.
Reina Sofía Museum: It is the second largest museum in Madrid where you can admire works of Spanish contemporary art. His collection is an extension of the of the Museo del Prado ranging from late 19th century to our time. Its artists include names like Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí and Joan Miró. It is next to the Atocha train station in the Santa Isabel street, 52.
Thyssen Museum – Bornemisza: Also one of the most important art museums in Madrid. It includes antique and 20th century art, they go from Gothic to pop art and the years 80. Belongs to the triangle of art along with the Museo del Prado and the Museo Reina Sofia.
Tour Bernabéu: For the fans of football and especially for the fans of Real Madrid, This unique Museum is the most visited room in Madrid. With it you will know the history, the trophies and the places that have passed the Real Madrid players.
Caixa Forum: It is a cultural center, inaugurated in the year 2008, dedicated to temporary exhibitions that has earned a niche among the museums of art in Madrid. It is characterized and struck by its unusual vertical garden that gives you a different view. It is a meeting place where there are exhibitions, talks and activities.
Sorolla Museum: This museum was established thanks to the request of the widow of the painter Sorolla, by donating all the assets of her husband to the State to create a foundation in memory of her husband. It is located in la Castellana next to the old house Sorolla. It has many of his works and personal belongings of the painter.
Costume Museum: It is a national museum that depends on the Ministry of culture. In it you will discover an impressive collection of clothing since the 16th century to the present day. This museum tells us the evolution of man through clothing. You can find it in the University City of Madrid.
National Museum of natural sciences: It is a history temple dedicated to the study and diffusion of the natural sciences. A place where even the little ones will enjoy a visit. You'll see skeletons of dinosaurs, elephants and giant squid... It is priceless, learn something new and above all, you will have fun.
Fundación Mapfre: It is a non-profit institution that was created in 1975 contributing to the social welfare. They also collaborate with several public and private national and international institutions. It is located in the Paseo de Recoletos. The entrance is of course free.
Wax Museum: Find shapes and objects molded in wax at this popular Museum, But what really draws the attention of it are the recreations of popular characters from the world of entertainment, politics and sport.