Thoroughly enjoyed this museum. This museum had wonderful history of well-known people in Spain it was very educational for us. Go in the evening when admission is free.
If you are on a budget or not that much into art, go straight to the Goya pavilion to experience real goosebumps. Now, if you do love art, pay the admission fee as it's totally worth it - the tour takes around 5-6 hours. The gift shop is marvelous, though.
It is worth getting a glimpse inside the Prado. It is an amazing museum, building and houses wonderful art. You need to plan at least a half a day if not longer to see everything it has to offer.
I spent the day touring the modern art museum (paid entry), and spent the evening here, taking advantage of the free admission hours from 6-8pm...hard to beat when traveling on a budget! Highly recommend.
The best collection of Velázquez and Goya's in the world. Also some wonderful Titians. World class collection in central location. A must see while in Europe let alone Spain.
I am not a big art buff but enjoyed this trip. After 6pm is free entry (or was at least when I went on a Thursday). Museum closes at 8pm. I got a brochure from entrance which lists all the masterpieces by room and I was able to see them at a relatively leisurely pace in 2 hrs. You could... More
Loved the art, but the staff there is neither nice nor helpful. I guess because of too many tourists, but still. I was 5min late for the museum shop: there were still customers inside because officially it was open for another 25 minutes, but 30 minutes before closing time, they close the entrance to the shop. I told the salesperson,... More
We didn't expect to spend a lot of time nor be blown away by Prado Museum, but we were so wrong. Exquisite masterpieces are spread across this huge museum. Very soon, 6 hours had passed and we were barely into half of what the museum can offer. One day could not do this place justice. Could not wait to go... More
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