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Museum of Costume

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Address: Avenida Juan de Herrera, 2, Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: (34-91) 549-7150
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Good museum well worth a visit

Visited this museum on 29th December using a Madrid card, staff were welcoming and helpful. Exhibits were very good, including all the costumes to the Exodus film on display... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
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Swadlincote, United Kingdom

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San Francisco, California
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59 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This looks like a marvelous museum. Sadly, the air conditioning is being repaired and only one room was open when I visited on 15 August 2015. That room has a small temporary exhibit, and is being shown free. Check their website to see if the museum's permanent exhibition has re-opened. The few items on display are fascinating - how did... More 

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plainfield, nj
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52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

So, my niece picked this out as a sight to see on our recent visit to madrid. Ever serious about preservation of the cloths in their historical exhibits the museum is incredibly dark, including the displays. It was certainly interesting to see the fashions going back 500 years, including a decent array of men's fashion and fashions of different classes.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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617 reviews
450 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 442 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I was very keen to visit Museo del Traje during our return visit to Madrid, I discovered this museum here on TripAdvisor, I love viewing historical clothing. The museum is full of fashion and costumes dating back from the Middle Ages to now. A great deal of thought and organisation has gone into this museum, it is well laid out,... More 

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264 reviews
261 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Just goes to show Madrids fantastic museums dont just concern paintings. In fact this city has a plethora of incredible museums concerning different themes. This fantastic clothings museum is in the lovely area of moncloa. There is a great space dedicated to one of the greatest if not greatest designers ever. The Spaniard Cristobal Balenciaga. If youre into clothes and... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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118 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The Museo del.traje features a great combination of histórical pieces with an outstanding collection of Spanish regional costumes which is a source of inspiración for any fashion designer or fashion aficionados worth their salt Dont miss a visit to one of Europe best fashion museums

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Tucson, Arizona
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33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This small museum provides a lot of history of the beautiful pieces on display. Although it centers around female attire, there was an additional exhibit during my visit that focused entirely on male attire, albeit much smaller and less impressive than the overall museum exhibits. If the clothing wasn't enough, the overall landscape of the surrounding area that envelopes the... More 

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Visited this museum on 29th December using a Madrid card, staff were welcoming and helpful. Exhibits were very good, including all the costumes to the Exodus film on display. All the displays had information in English which were all interesting to read. Not the easiest place to find after getting off the tube but we found this a lot in... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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2,815 reviews
2,534 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,621 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The Museum of Costume is a very unique museum in Madrid because one can see samples of costumes used in Spain in the past and one can see the evolution of dress during the history of Spain. There is always a special exhibition. The museum store is one of the best museums stores in Madrid because one can always find... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

The Costume Museum is quite enjoyable. The only inconvenience is that it is a bit far from downtown Madrid, so we always take a taxi to and from the museum. The museum shows the history of dress in Spain and they have very good preserved dresses and costumes over the ages. One always learns when one sees these old costumes.... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

I have been to a few costume museums around the world and this collection is a fine one. It has some fine pieces. The only thing is that it is quite dark so it can be a bit difficult to see some of the details. But all in all it is absolutely worth visiting.

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