The best museums in Madrid

Yesterday I wrote an article with some of the most interesting museums in Paris and today I would like to do the same but with those in Madrid , one of the most interesting cities in our country and which is undoubtedly worth visiting several times in order to discover it little by little. little. Among the many attractions that you can find in the capital, culture and art take the cake thanks to spectacular museums that offer some of the most prestigious works in the world.

Madrid has about 50 museums, which shows the importance that art and culture have in that city. In them you can discover some of the best works of painters such as Dalí , Miró, Rubens, Picasso, Goya , Velázquez or El Greco. A true wonder that you can discover with discounts and even free on specific days. These are the best museums in Madrid :

Prado Museum

It houses one of the best collections of European art from the 12th to the 19th century. A must-see museum in which there are several permanent exhibitions and where some temporary exhibitions are also organized. It opens from Tuesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., closing only on Monday and December 25, January 1, Good Friday and May 1. If you go by metro, you must get off at the Banco de España or Atocha stations.

Reina Sofia Museum

It opens from Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Closed on Tuesdays. The official name of this museum is Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and it exhibits works from the 20th century, both paintings and sculptures. Its interior is wonderful as it has a small park with benches. There you will see, among other works, the famous Guernica .

Thyssen Museum

This museum was born to display the private collections of Baron Thyssen and today it is one of the most important in the city. It has collections of important artists of different genres. It opens from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

CaixaForum Madrid

It opens every day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. It is a cultural center that is in the historic center of the city, very close to the 3 previous museums. There you will find not only many exhibitions but also various cultural activities.

National Archaeological Museum

It opens from Tuesday to Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and on Sundays and holidays from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Closed on Mondays. Among its exposed content you will see elements of great archaeological value obtained in excavations throughout the country, as well as collections of ceramics and coins from different times.