The best museums in Spain in 2016

Not only can Spain boast of having spectacular beaches, charming towns, beautiful natural landscapes and incredible cities, but it also has a vast collection of art that is envied all over the world. For this reason, museums are among the main tourist attractions in our country.

Today at Vuela Viajes we want to take a tour of the best museums in Spain in 2016. Specifically, we want to tell you about the 10 museums that TripAdivsor has selected taking into account the opinion and comments of its own users. Would you like to join us? If you like art and history you will not regret it!

Prado Museum, Madrid

Prado Museum
The first place on the list is occupied by the Prado Museum in Madrid, inaugurated in 1819. It can boast of having the most complete collection of Spanish painting from the 11th to the 18th centuries, with works by El Greco, Goya and Velázquez. Of course, you can also find paintings by international artists such as Rubbens or Rembrandt.

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid

In second position we find another Madrid museum: the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, an art gallery of ancient and modern masters that has been assembled over seven decades by the Thyssen-Bornemisza family. Like the previous one, it is also located on the Paseo del Prado. Specifically, it is located in the palace of the Duke of Villahermosa.

Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao

How could it be otherwise, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is also present on this list. Dedicated to contemporary art, it is housed in a building designed by the famous Canadian architect Frank O. Gehry. It is an innovative construction of curvilinear and twisted shapes that is covered with limestone, glass curtains and titanium plates.

Reina Sofía National Art Center Museum, Madrid

We return to Madrid to tell you about the other museum that is part of the so-called Triangle of Art on the Paseo del Prado. We are referring to the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, which houses 20th century and contemporary works of art.

City of Arts and Sciences, Valencia

In fifth position we find the City of Arts and Sciences, which is actually an architectural, cultural and entertainment complex . Located in Valencia, it is considered one of the most spectacular modern art constructions in the world.

Sorolla Museum, Madrid

The sixth museum in the ranking is also in Madrid. It is the Sorolla Museum, which was created at the request of the painter’s widow , who donated all her assets to the state for the foundation of a museum in memory of her husband. It is located in the building where the artist had his house and his workshop.

National Museum of Art of Catalonia (MNAC), Barcelona

In seventh position we find the National Museum of Art of Catalonia, which is also known by its acronym (MNAC). Located on the Montjuïc mountain in Barcelona, ​​it stands out for its collection of romantic art. In fact, it is one of the most complete on the planet.

Dalí Theater-Museum, Figueres

Also in Catalonia, specifically in Figueres, is the eighth museum on the list. It is the Dalí Theater-Museum, which is dedicated to the painter Salvador Dalí. The artist himself bequeathed a large number of works of art to the Spanish State in his will, which are distributed between the Reina Sofía Museum and this museum in Figueres.

National Archaeological Museum, Madrid

The ninth place in the ranking is held by the National Archaeological Museum, which is located in the Palacio de Biblioteca y Museo Nacionales in Madrid, dating from the 20th century.

Automobile and Fashion Museum, Malaga

Finally, we have to talk about the Malaga Automobile and Fashion Museum, which offers a unique collection presented in different thematic spaces that describe the different styles of the artistic evolution of the 20th century.