Museo Nacional del Prado

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C. de Ruiz de Alarcón 23
28014, Madrid
913 30 28 00

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Het Museo Nacional Del Prado is een van de belangrijkste kunstmusea ter wereld. Het is gelegen in Madrid, Spanje en is de thuisbasis van een grote verzameling schilderijen, sculpturen en andere kunstwerken. Het museum werd opgericht in 1819 en is sinds 1884 open voor het publiek. Het Museo Nacional del Prado is een van de meest bezochte musea ter wereld, met meer dan 3 miljoen bezoekers per jaar.

Het Museo Nacional Del Prado herbergt een verzameling van meer dan 7.000 schilderijen, 1.000 sculpturen en 4.000 andere kunstwerken. De collectie van het museum omvat werken van enkele van de beroemdste kunstenaars in de geschiedenis, zoals Diego Velázquez, Francisco Goya en Peter Paul Rubens. Het Museo Nacional Del Prado heeft ook een bibliotheek met meer dan 250.000 boeken en manuscripten.

Het Museo Nacional Del Prado bevindt zich in het stadscentrum van Madrid, op de Paseo Del Prado. Het museum is elke dag geopend van 09:00 tot 20:00 uur. De toegang tot het museum is gratis voor kinderen jonger dan 18 jaar en kortingen zijn beschikbaar voor senioren, studenten en militairen.

🕒 Openingstijden

  • Monday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Friday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Sunday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

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🗣️ Museo Nacional del Prado: Meningen

Daniel Bowman 1 year ago

It was lovely. We didn't have a ton of time, and had just come off of a red-eye, but the Museum was lovely! Just know that if you get there and see a large line/queue before the ticket purchasing space, you do not NEED to wait if you have purchased tickets online. There is a separate entrance for that. There was never more than a few people entering from that area. The staff was wonderful and accommodating. If you are visiting and need a wheel chair, they will provide one.

AHMED KHALIL 1 year ago

The only issue is the WC, two out of three in men section are out of service, very small. You need to go early, I visited the museum around 3 and it was not too busy.

Elaine Montoya 1 year ago

We took a tour of the Museum and we loved it. There was so much to look at but not enough time to do it. You would definitely need a full day to see it all (maybe longer). I would definitely recommend coming to it if you're into art work. They also have a lot of books about the art work which we did buy some.

Leonardo Gonzalez 1 year ago

Save time for this visit as it is a very big collection. No that much waiting time for getting tickets and admission, rooms are spacious, dispose time for visiting all floors. Masters and paintings from a variety of schools. Its a must if you visit Madrid.

C. C. 1 year ago

The museum is not far from the city center and is easily accessible by foot or with public transportation. This museum is huge and you could spend an entire week in it and still not have seen everything. Tickets can be purchased online or at the entrance. If you just want a glimpse of the museum or have the time to visit on several days, the entrace is free everyday from Monday to Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sundays and on holidays. Apart from a few rooms, it's not allowed to take pictures.

Sunny Su 1 year ago

Gorgeous museum, spent half of my day here, beautiful parks to walk around outside, reasonably priced, and lots of art! Definitely recommend visiting while you’re in Madrid!

Denisse Romero 1 year ago

Wonderful! The museum is free between 6pm-8pm. Definitely plan to spend a couple of hours.

Matilde Goncalves 1 year ago

Excellent museum, I loved the paintings and the experience. Especially interesting for Goya lovers.

Michael Mitchell 1 year ago

The Prado has an wonderful collection of fine art from Spanish masters like Goya and Velasquez to El Greco and Bosch. Don't forget to save some museum time for the The Black Paintings. I highly recommend going on a tour to see this museum. *NOTE - you cannot take photographs inside the museum

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Spencer Russell 1 year ago

Classical art. Lots of it. Lovely visit but preferred Thysssen and Reina Sofia with their range of art styles and artists across the ages. Free tickets can run out especially on Sunday. Useful tip: collect free tickets earlier on the day of your visit (opens at 10) so no need to queue,nor any chance of disappointment. Also avoids large queues at 6pm (final photo).

Yotam Liman 1 year ago

Wonderful museum, you need a full day journey or even too days to really enjoy the large variety of paintings and sculptures. No pictures is aloud inside, we really liked it, so everyone is there to really see art.

Anna Krzak 1 year ago

Excellent collection of artwork. The museum is home to a 7500 paintings, 8000 of drawings and 1000 sculptures. It is open everyday from 10 AM till 8 PM (on Sunday until 7 PM). The entrance fee is 15 euro (guided tour costs 35 euro). But what is worth to know is that after 6 PM (5 PM on Sunday) the entrance is free of charge. Pity that taking photos inside the museum is strictly prohibited.

Judy Hung 1 year ago

I arrived at 11am on a Monday, and the line was already long; do consider booking ticket online. There’s no wifi at all in the museum, also no photos allowed. Wonderful Spanish paintings from 1400 to 1800; lots artists were working for the Spanish Royal families. I was in National Gallery of London, and Musée d’Orsay in Paris, both were with great wifi and no restrictions on interior photos; they should consider updating and changing their policies.

Ed Reggi 1 year ago

What an incredible museum. My husband and I selected to purchase the art walk pass which gave us access to three museums in Madrid. The Prado was the last of three included in the package ticket. It also gave us “skip the line” which was helpful for when we arrived the line was around the block in the full sun and heat. Pro tips: if you only have one day and 3-4 hours at best, try to dedicate your time toward the artists you appreciate the most. We loved the top floor which featured many contemporary artwork that included Roman mythology through the eyes of contemporary Spanish artists. Amazing!

Harry Marshall 1 year ago



I’m a big fan of Spanish artists like Goya and Velasquez, and since I was little I dreamed about seeing the real painting Las Meninas. So this was an out of the world experience for me and may be I’m a little biased in my opinion but I truly loved the experience. The only thing I can say is that they don’t allow to take pictures (I managed to take a few) and the attitude of the employees is not very kind. But being there is an amazing experience. If you to Madrid you need to visit.

Maaya Yamauchi 1 year ago

Probably the first museum I've ever been to where I was impressed all the way! Renaissance artwork is extremely different and there's so much more details. Can't find a lot of this type of artwork in Chicago's museums, at least. Really enjoyed my time at the Prado! Since my bf is an artist and was more attentive to detail, we spent close to 2 hours to get through the whole museum. Highly recommend you buy tickets in advance because there was a long queue that we were able to avoid! Pictures are not allowed in the exhibits FYI!

Charyfe's vlog 1 year ago

I recommend to buy tickets online as it can be crowded if you will not come early. The paintings are amazing but you can't take videos or photos which is ashame if you want to record your memories here. But you can buy a guide book when you buy a ticket. I advice to go to 0 level first because most of the older paintings are located there.

Helen Weber 1 year ago

The best art museum I've been to in a very long time. A wonderful variety of work, and so many rooms it more than justifies the entrance price (€15) - although the free hours are 6-8 in the evening, which I would have taken advantage of if I'd been in Madrid a day longer. Don't miss Goya's Black Paintings - I've never seen anything like them.

Luke Kendziorski 1 year ago

Great art here. Need to spend a few hours over a few days to give enough time to see it all. Will come back

Anh 1 year ago

Amazing art collections. Great that you can enter for free during the last two hours everyday. Make sure you get the free ticket in advance to avoid the long queue before the free access hours.

Paul Gray 1 year ago

It's a wonderful place. We saw works by Rubens, Titian, Velázquez, Goya, El Greco and others including one lonely Picasso. Also some wonderful religious iconography. It may have been 39°c outside but inside it was heaven. The cafe was pretty good as well. Even our pet cat, Lucky Lime, enjoyed himself.

Pedro Arellano 1 year ago

Although less popular than other museums in Europe, the Prado is by far the best painting collection in Western Europe. This comment is based in the quality of its masterpieces, its great curation, and the intimacy you enjoy while navigating its corridors. It is free everyday after 6 pm, yet, I suggest to go on a weekday between 4-6 pm (I know, you have to pay), but that way you avoid the crowds of school trips and the crowds willing to catch the Prado for free. If you have several days in Madrid, another option would be visiting by parts a couple of days after 6 pm.

Laura Alexandra 1 year ago

Went there on a Sunday early afternoon at it wasn’t very crowded. Still, the more famous paintings were hard to see. Buy a ticket online to avoid the queues especially on a hot day. The museum is pretty well organized. You will need a while in there if you want to see everything. We spent about 3 hours without looking into detail. The Goya collection is very good and interesting, so if you don’t have enough time skip straight to it. No pictures and videos in the rooms.

Aksana Demakina 1 year ago

Loved the private tour, definitely worth the money. Great Collection! Loved it! Great books in the museum shop.

Irwin Mier 1 year ago

The museum has some of the most incredible and iconic paintings in European history. I can see why it’s one of the must visit art museums in Spain and in Europe as a whole. I really liked Las Meninas by Velazquez, it’s seriously such a unique perspective. I also liked Goya’s paintings. El Greco has some works here as well. It goes to show how over history Spanish painters have made impressive works of art that can stand on its own. I also liked Peter Paul Rubens works in the Grand Hall. There is also a painting from Juan Luna, a national artist from the Philippines. The layout is very clean, and I especially loved coming a second time around 16:00-17:00 on a January weekday when I had halls to myself. There’s a good reason why it’s popular as well if you come on a weekend or a holiday, it’s seriously an impressive space.

Claudio F. Baroni 1 year ago

Museo del Prado in Madrid, the greatest collection of Spanish painting in the world, where you can see Las Meninas by Velasquez, as well as the most impressive masterpieces of Goya's work. Also works from other schools of European painting, especially Italian and Flemish art.

Danì Silva 1 year ago

Just an unforgettable experience, near the botanic garden. You loose yourself in the beauty and the story that Goya and Velazquez, among others artists. The paints, the status the magnificent tables. All treasures that teach us and show us from where we've come. Of course 1 time it's not enough to see everything in detail at least for me. I will return to complete my tour. I recommend, go and enjoy..

Tatjana Stefanovic 1 year ago

We bought the tickets online and that saved us a lot of time. There is no longer at the entrance. Tickets are 15 euros per person. We spent more than 4 hours inside and that was in a hurry. Don't go here for less than 2 hours, it's huge. There are a lot of beautiful art pieces. Photographing is not allowed. This is one of the best museums I've visited in the world. Big recommendation.

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Chemi Grante 1 year ago

Large, monumental, spectacular, etc.,... these are the qualifying adjectives that come to mind when you are in front of this majestic museum / art gallery, The Prado Museum is one of the largest art galleries in the world with the best representation of Spanish painting of all time and a large and important collection of paintings from other countries, mainly European artists and schools... but also if we join the Prado with two other large art galleries/museums very close, such as the "Reina Sofia " of contemporary art and the "Thyssen Bornemisza" without a doubt we would be talking about the golden mile of the painting museums of the world in Madrid, in addition this great trilogy can be completed nearby with great visits such as the Parque del Retiro, the Hotel Palace, the Atocha station, the Botanical Garden, the Jerónimos church, etc, etc.,... it is not Versailles but it is one of the great European palaces without a doubt, and it is also in the heart of Madrid next to the Oper a and other notable monuments of the capital, if the visit to the palace is completed with the Sabatini gardens and a tapas in that traditional neighborhood of Madrid, you will have a king size premium ration of top-of-the-range art, with which you will end up more how satisfied...

Madhur Jadala 1 year ago

One of the greatest collections of art including works by Velazquez, Goya, And El Greco, Reubens, Picasso

Nick Bateman 1 year ago

A really great collection, well organised and presented. The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch is a standout but the museum is stuffed with other gems: Vasquezes, several El Grecos, Bruegels, Raphaels and Goyas. It’s the latter whose work really steals the show. Either his May 3rd masterpiece or the room dedicated to his ‘black paintings’ are worth the admission alone. The top floor seemed somewhat incomplete and placing the shop in the middle of the basement floor seems a bit peculiar but otherwise this was up there with the finest of fine art galleries in major cities. Shame you can’t take photos at all!

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Humaid Binyelaiyel 1 year ago

Stands shoulder to shoulder with the louvre, don’t miss Goya’s dark collection and las meninas .. you have to be really sneaky to take photos because it’s not allowed (baffles me why!!)

John Caccioppoli 1 year ago

This museum is extensive. One could spend days exploring all of the art here. The rooms are very well displayed, setting the mood for special exhibits. The gift shop is well stocked with unique items as well as standard gift shop wares. The cafeteria has lots of choices, including four course meals. It is a bit pricy though. If you visit Madrid don't miss the Prada Museum.

Lukasz Zbylut 1 year ago

This magnificent museum contains some of the most recognizable and most all inspiring works of art to be found anywhere in the whole world. Here you will find works by Goya, Velasquez, Rembrandt, Renoir, and all of the other famous painters that you can name. The attendance in the wardrobe are a little rude because they only allow one item to be stored per party, which makes no sense. Try to consolidate your belongings before you approach the wardrobe. There are also no photos allowed in the museum. Pictures on the gallery walls suggest that there might be an audio guide but we could not find one in the museum or online, which is a shame.

Laisha Zaack 2 years ago

I was particularly delighted with this museum, it has a wide variety of artistic movements and loved seeing the Meninas. It was deeply fascinating, the composition and expression of the characters was unique. In this museum you’ll find Saturno, The Garden of Earthly Delights, The annunciation and more!! 100% recommend visiting when in Madrid. Totally worth it.

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