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Museo Sorolla

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Address: C/ General Martinez Campos, 37, 28010 Madrid, Spain
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+34 913 10 15 84
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9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The Sorolla Museum preserves the original atmosphere of both home and study...

The Sorolla Museum preserves the original atmosphere of both home and study of the painter Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (Valencia, 1863 - Cercedilla, 1923). It houses the richest collection of his works, colourful paintings irradiating light and vitality. It is one of the more complete and best preserved artist homes remaining in Europe. The garden, also designed by himself, is a beautiful oasis in the city.

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Stunning art in a stunning setting

Joaquín Sorolla is not the most well-known artist outside of Spain but his work is luminescent. He was one of the first artists to use his craft to make social statements. All the... read more

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Denver CO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Joaquín Sorolla is not the most well-known artist outside of Spain but his work is luminescent. He was one of the first artists to use his craft to make social statements. All the more impressive being set in Sorolla's house and studio. A must see.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is more than a museum, it is where Sorolla lived and worked and maintains that feeling of a home. Quite a home we may say with the artifacts, furnishings and, of course, a large selection of the master's paintings. From delicate portraits to those magnificent beach scenes bathed in white, the paintings cover the walls, literally. They may feel... More 

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Den Haag
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can't miss this jewel! A beautiful location with wonderful paintings and furnitures! I have discovered Sorolla and now I love his paintings, especially the one portraiting his wife! Art deco in frames!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a lovely museum. It is housed in Sorolla's home and includes his studio. We were lucky to visit while Sorolla in Paris exhibit was going on, which included additional works which are not usually hanging in the museum. Well worth a visit.

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Portstewart, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited this with my 15 year old daughter for a total cost of 3 Euro as she was free. We both thoroughly enjoyed it as the paintings are really bright and cheerful and the house itself is also very interesting. Most importantly, it is just a nice size so that neither of us got bored because there was too... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A real gem of a museum. The house is wonderful, and you get to see plenty of it. The paintings are inspirational. It is free to get in on Sundays (3 euros at other times) and there can be a queue to get in if you arrive after 11am.

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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful museum in the artist's home and studio. Well known internationally in his time, he is now mostly forgotten. Worth spending a couple of hours.

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Salies-de-Béarn, Aquitaine, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really worth the visit. Impressive paintings in the setting where the artista himself lived. Lovely gardens.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This a small gem of a museum showcasing the work of the.master painter Joaquin Sorolla who lived and worked in this magnificent mansion. The opportunity to visit his painting studio is a rare treat, you can well imagine him working on a canvas bathed in beautiful light. The collection is impressive, his most famous works are on display. The mansion... More 

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Haifa Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum submits the life of Joaquin Sorolla. He was an Impressionist from the city of Valencia and his former studio-mansion in Madrid has been converted into a museum reproducing perfectly a typical early 20th century house. The villa is very nice orgenized with Soromma work and colection of ceramica. Small museum you can visit in one hour.

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Chamberi
Multi-story residential buildings decorated with ornate balconies line the traditional, quiet, and pretty streets of Chamberí. Humble storefronts and neighborhood taverns are scattered across the lower levels down every block, and here and there, there's a cluster of tables on the sidewalk. It isn't ever crowded, but people are always out, poking into the tiny bakeries, hardware stores, and tobacco shops, or ducking into a bright, unadorned cerveceria to have a coffee or beer by the bar, flip through the paper, and check the sports score. The round Plaza Olavide, where the fairly regular network of streets breaks form, is among the most green and lively spots. Restaurants line its circumference and sought-after outdoor tables fill the center of the plaza, where people relax to the sounds of kids playing and street musicians' tunes.
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