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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza)

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Address: Paseo del Prado, 8, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 902 76 05 11
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum offers visitors an overview of art from...

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum offers visitors an overview of art from the 13th century to the late 20th century. In the nearly one thousand works on display, visitors can contemplate the major periods and pictorial schools of western art such as the Renaissance, Mannerism, the Baroque, Rococo, Romanticism and the art of the 19th and 20th centuries up to Pop Art. The museum also features works from some movements not represented in state-owned collections, such as Impressionism, Fauvism, German Expressionism and the experimental avant-garde movements of the early 20th century. In addition, it boasts an important collection of 19th-century American painting not found in any other European museum institutions.

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This is an outstanding collection and even though the museum was busy crowd management was excellent: there were also places to sit and rest a bit in the galleries.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an outstanding collection and even though the museum was busy crowd management was excellent: there were also places to sit and rest a bit in the galleries.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Phew!!! How did they get in so much of art from 1300 AD till date. It is a must see. Whilst the exhibits are engaging, the real highlight is the souvenir shop, where prints and various other things are available. The place is worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of my favorite museums, you can find here beautiful works of art of painters such as Monet, Dali and Vincent van Gogh. Is a place with magic where you can spend all your day moving between different points of view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I myself is not an Art Lover nor know many of the famous painters but it was still a good place to visit. Some of the paintings were good and some breath taking.

Thank abayoka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and i visited on November 8th Sunday morning and bought the ticket that same day. The queue was very fast moving and the staff approachable. We beat the crowds as we were there as it opened so the place was still calm and you could really appreciate the art in front of you. We're not hardcore art lovers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After visiting Prado museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza is another must-see. I remember having visited it first when opening in 1992. Collections are unique: Italian, Dutch masterpieces / Renaissance, Baroque / Impressionism / 20th Century are my preferred paintings. Half-day or a full day are needed to have a global view on the Thyssen baroness' collections.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I especially wanted to see some art from the last two centuries and was not disappointed. Mondrian, Kandisky, Roy Liechtenstein, Van Gogh, Dali and many impressionists. For me the most stunning picture was Telephone Booths by Richard Estes, a painter who is new to me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent a morning here while in Madrid. This museum covers a lot of the paintings that the Prado and the Riene Sophia do not. It is very well organized and easy to visit. We used the Lonely Planet guide rather than an audio tour or guide. Tried to go on a Monday when admission is free but there was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not to be missed. There is so much to see in this museum. Buy your ticket in advance as there are queues and get to the museum by 10am. I visited in November and was surprised by how few crowds there were. I was able to sit and look at paintings in peace and quiet. Wonderful. I can't praise highly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Easy to reach good facilities inside and well informed not expensive good collections to see and great staff to inform you

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Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de Cibeles and Círculo de Bellas Artes cultural centers are other artsy hangouts to check out, with rooftop bars that provide impressive views of the city. While the Paseo del Prado and its roundabouts form a busy throughway in Madrid, a broad green pedestrian park in the middle is a calm and gorgeous place for a relaxing stroll. Just east of the museums, the Retiro Park is always a confluence of activity as families and friends of all ages take to the pretty paths and lawns to stretch their legs or to have a picnic.
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