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Sorolla Museum

Address: 37 General Martinez Campos, 28010 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: 34-91-310-1584
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Ranked #2 of 454 Attractions in Madrid
Type: Historic Sites, Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
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Owner description: A small, lesser-known museum with an excellent collection of Spanish post-impressionist and early 20th-century art.
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Dallas, TX
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

I was not familiar with Sorrola, but now I am a fan of his work. Great to walk through his home to see some of his best work. Our hotel was a short walk from this Museum. Anticipate 30-60 minutes here. Look for the free days/times to enter.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

The first time I came to Madrid this museum was closed, so we didn't get to see it. The second time, we are were lucky! Even without the museum itself, the gardens are picture perfect. I loved walking through them, and pretty much everything in there is a picture perfect moment. The museum itself contains a great collection and background... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Sorolla's house and gardens are lovingly maintained, his first floor studio and other first floor rooms largely unchanged from their use a century ago. Works of art, including family portraits line the walls; the second floor, has more of his art work including, in my opinion a few really outstanding, mesmerizing works. all in all a first rate experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

i visited Madrid for the seventh time last monrh. After reading so many great reviews on tripadvisor about this museum i had to see it myself. What a beautiful museum it is. Its his former house which was prob as beautiful as the museum itself. The gardens are gorgeous.

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Madrid, Spain
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Sorolla museum shows the paintings this impresionist artist from Valencia. The museum is located in Sorolla´s house in Madrid where you can se not only most of his paintings but oalso the place where he lived for years. For me, the most interesting paintings are those which reflect the natural light from Valencia region with many scenes about the Mediterranean... More

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Summerland, Canada
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Amazingly, Sorrola was better known and well paid in his own lifetime! His home and studio are wonderful and give a great insight into his life. He was a friend of Sargent and his work was reminiscent, but unique. We spent quite a long time at this museum and thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The Sorolla museum is by far one of the best in its class. The collection of Sorolla's works displayed in the house where he used to live is absolutely fabulous. One can spend as little or as much time admiring his beautiful paintings and drawings. The small sculptures, furniture and tiles displayed in the various rooms enhances the whole experience.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

For me this was much better than a large museum. It really gave us an insight into the life and times of Sorolla. The museum is set up in his house - surrounded by some genuine furniture articles and painting materials - and of course works of art. Beautiful house quite apart from the art inside. Excellent value to get... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

We went early Sunday and it was free! The garden was a tranquil place with just the sound of the fountains and inside, each room brought you closer to the family of Sorolla. One of the best art museums we have been to.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We really enjoyed our visit to the Sorolla Museum in Madrid. Beautiful works of art in a beautiful environment. The museum it is located in the actual house where Sorolla used to live and work. The furnishings, architecture and gardens are original. His paintings are beautiful and very well distributed and explained in his two story house. This museum is... More

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