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Casa Museo Lope de Vega

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"My little house, my peace, my garden and my study" Such was the way Lope described his house in a letter to a friend. A visit to this house es a testimony, a literary and emotional journey, an invitation to travel through art, literature and...more
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Calle Cervantes 11, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed July 29, 2019

You have to make a reservation. The garden inside the musem is very nice. You learn a lot about the famous writer.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 14, 2019

This is the house that belonged to Lope de Vega, the Spanish Golden Age poet and playwright and the museum offers a recreation of how the house would have been when the poet lived there. The property has passed through many hands since Lope's time,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed April 14, 2019

The house of this great Spanish writer is beautifully maintained. There us a tour of it which is informative and fun. He was a very colorful character and it was fun to learn about him.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

The famous Spanish poet Lope de Vega lived here for several years. It is free of charge to visit the museum and there are English speaking tourguides who tell you about the house and environment.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Gavine9859t
Reviewed February 17, 2019

First, be aware that you need to make reservations to tour the museum. Tours are available in Spanish or English, and if I recall correctly, run every half-hour. The museum is the 17th century writer's home and is well preserved. You can view his study...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Y A
Reviewed January 16, 2019

A small museum in the very heart of Madrid. You can feel the old way of life, sharing the lifestyleo of Lope de Vega. The small garden in the back is a real oasis.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank organante
Reviewed January 13, 2019

Quite near our hotel (Gran Hotel Ingles) it is worth a stop in the barrio de las Letras. Good restaurants and shops near by

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 29, 2018

In just one short hour, the visitor leaves with an understanding of the place of Lope de Vega in Spanish literature and in its history as well as gender, government and community norms at the time. Well worth the trip.More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Gina M
ESPACIOS P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Casa Museo Lope de Vega, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2019

Thank you for your recommendation Gina M We are glad to know that the tour to the house museum fulfilled your expectations and made you travel back in time through Lope and his family´s adventures and misadventures. We hope you also enjoyed the rest of...More

Reviewed December 24, 2018

I really enjoyed the visit. You need to book ahead of time by sending an email to the museum. It is for free. I have a guided visit, with a nice tour girl. She talked about the life of Lope de Vega and told us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Marisa P
ESPACIOS P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Casa Museo Lope de Vega, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2018

Thank you for your contribution, Marisa P Thanks as well for detailing that access is for free but is best booked beforehand to assure oneself that the tour is given in English! We are glad to know that you enjoyed taking a trip back in...More

Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

It’s a charming house dating back to the early 17th century. The tour of the house gives you a glimpse of how did the well-to-do people in Madrid lived in the 17th century. Best part - it’s free! You can email them beforehand to book...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ESPACIOS P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Casa Museo Lope de Vega, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Thank you for your contribution, GlobalCitizen_2011 Thanks as well for detailing that access is for free but is best booked beforehand to assure oneself that the tour is given in English! We are glad to know that you enjoyed taking a trip back in time...More

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