Museums

Museo del Prado

With almost 4.900 paintings, the Museo del Prado has the widest and valuable collection of Spanish painting in the world, from the Romanesque to the nineteenth century.

The Museo Nacional del Prado, designed by the architect Juan de Villanueva in 1785 as “Gabinete de Ciencias Naturales” under orders from Carlos III, has been inaugurated in 1819, accomplishing with its mission to preserve, exhibit and enrich the collection and the artworks strictly bounded to the history of Spain: one of the greatest expression of artistic production.

Contacts & Details
OPENING:
sun 10:00 am – 7:00 pm; mon, tue, wed, thu, fri, sat 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

T: +34 91 330 2800
M: museo.nacional@museodelprado.es
W: Website

ADDRESS
Calle Ruiz de Alarcón 23

ESTABLISHED
1819