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Museo Cerralbo

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Address: Calle Ventura Rodriguez 17, 28008 Madrid, Spain
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+34 915 47 36 46
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Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thu 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Lovely Museum

What a great Museum, 3 euros each and 2 euros for the language headset, your given a card and go from room to room each room is amazing, we were here for 1and a half hours, there... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great Museum, 3 euros each and 2 euros for the language headset, your given a card and go from room to room each room is amazing, we were here for 1and a half hours, there are lockers for your bags etc where you pay your entrance fee. Getting back to what you see from room to room. Pictures,... More 

Thank Clivey57
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Alongside the Museo del Romanticismo, this is my favourite museum in Madrid. A beautiful collection cultivated by the Marquis de Cerralbo now preserved and displayed as a museum in his house. For only 3 euros entry this is a bargain. A guide book is provided, available in multiple languages, to guide you around the house, picking out certain items of... More 

Thank Helen W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one place that is a must. It is not well known, even the locals dont know that it exist. It is the beautiful home of the Marquis de Cerralbo. He was a collectionner of exquisite art. His house is now a museum. It has beautiful chandeliers, specially the ones from Murano Venice. The house has different rooms, with... More 

Thank Rene G
Portage la Prairie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With no hires to pass down his collection and home, it was left to the government to keep intact. A gorgeous home, and wonderful collection of artifacts from around the world. So much to see here, amazing ballroom, interesting collection of armour, and more. Free on sundays

1 Thank Yvette C
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The collection is not to my taste, but the house itself is extraordinary. It is lavish beyond imagination. One can not imagine living here. The owner was a collector, and it is full of stuff, but well presented. It is a little visited museum, but well worth a stop. It is free and not crowded on Thursdays after 5pm

Thank Nancy M
Catalonia, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

An old palace from the XIX century, with frescoes and interesting architechture and decoration. Especially interesting are the main double staircase and the ball room. The fee is really low and can be visited for free on thursdays afternoon and sundays.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

We went for this museum but did not know how amazing it could be. Price was cheap (something like 3 euros) and came with a guide. An incredible collection of art from all over the world, all over the ages. Samurai suits, pottery, paintings, stuff from ancient eras... everything. Really, really worth it.

Thank NIco L
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

House is very luxurious and beautiful. Ticket is very cheap and comes with guide book. It was a house built for rich family and it shows. Every room is very beautiful and fancy. I wish this is my home.

1 Thank j l
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

This doesn't appear much advertised or promoted but this was a real find. Good value when paying but better still when you visit for free on Thursday afternoons. Don't be put of by the jumbled reference, this actually part of the appeal of a very mixed museum

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West Kilbride, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

There was quite a long queue to see this Museum. As only a certain amount are allowed in at any one time. Building is very nice and jam packed with one person's lifetime of collection. At times, I did feel it was a bit too jumbled as there was so much. There are free lockers to deposit your bags and... More 

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Just south of the sprawling campus of the Complutense University of Madrid, Arguelles exudes a fast-paced, collegiate vibe. The main street, Calle Princesa, is filled with twenty-somethings rushing between classes and errands, meeting up with classmates, and grabbing cheap beers and cheap eats. This is a prime shopping spot where the major Spanish clothing and department store chains are less busy than their downtown counterparts, and there is an array of casual dining options to choose from. Check out nearby outdoor spaces such as the lushly planted Plaza de España to the south, which is often filled with craft stalls. To the west of Arguelles is the giant Parque Oueste, a calm and picturesque park with its own Egyptian temple.
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