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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza)

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Address: Paseo del Prado 8, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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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
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The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum offers visitors an overview of art from the...

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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The museum has a great collection of works: from classics to impressionists to modern. You can also buy a ticket online to avoid queuing. The stuff is very friendly and there is... read more

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The museum has a great collection of works: from classics to impressionists to modern. You can also buy a ticket online to avoid queuing. The stuff is very friendly and there is a free locker room.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum hosts much of the art from periods the surrounding museums have missed. The temporary exhibition when I visited was a collection of jewellery by Bulgari the craftsmanship in some of the pieces was truly outstanding.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While this Museum has only two floors of art - all the art is quality and you are ALLOWED to take photos unlike the other museums in Madrid. We loved the place, no long line on Sunday Morning and it is layed out where you can walked all of the museum easily and see everything.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Paintings amongst others by Monet, Picasso, Renoir, Rodin, Gaugin, Van Goth etc. Another Madrid highlight you should not miss if interested in art or even if you are not.

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You cannot miss this museum if you're visiting Madrid. It is one of the finest art museums in the world and it's size does not overwhelm the visitor.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum is amazing beautifully set out and it's easy to find the work of art that interest you and I went to the best Renoir exhibition I've ever seen. This museum is a real gem not to be missed

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

would keep revisiting--hundreds of Renoirs, Picassos, Gauguin, Toulouse-L, Kirchner, Singer Sargent. Many surprises that kept us running and snapping iphone photos.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I thought I have been here before, but did not remember it so comprehensive in covering differenct ages and styles. Maybe we should have planned a bit better to concentrate on a limited number of preferred artists - it was rather exhausting to go through so many.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The star of the museum is undoubtely Geurnica, really touching. At the time of my visit there was the exhibition Bulgari y Roma, truly interesting and exciting if you like jewels and Rome. Wonderful!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This museum was a wonderful surprise for the quality and quantity of excellent artworks. I highly recommend a visit to it when you are in Madrid.

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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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