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Museum of Costume

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Address: Avenida Juan de Herrera 2, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: (34-91) 549-7150
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:30 am - 7:00 pm

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We visited this in September and used our Madrid card. The main exhibition was closed. They're fixing the air conditioning and it looks like a long job with no end date known by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 12, 2015
Kate W
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We enjoyed the fashion museum. The exhibits are excellent and very well laid out. It only costs 3Euros per person and is excellent value for the money. The restaurant is well worth visiting, we both enjoyed brunch before entering the museum, so do try for a coffee and cake, if short on time. The shop is also well worth visiting,... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Having been to all the famous museums and galleries in Madrid on previous occasions, it was wonderful to find this costume museum. It's a little way out from the historic centre and involved taking the Metro and then walking some distance. The museum is well presented with plenty of information about the exhibits, in Spanish and in English. It gives... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

We spent an hour at this well laid out museum. It chronicles the history of Spanish fashion which was quite interesting. It is free for anyone over 65.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Went here with some friends on their 2nd visit to Madrid. If you are in Madrid for more than a couple of days I highly recommend this museum. The main exhibition is very well laid out showing the evolution of fashion in Spain. Make sure you don't miss the interactive sections which are through the blue doors. There are clothes... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We visited this in September and used our Madrid card. The main exhibition was closed. They're fixing the air conditioning and it looks like a long job with no end date known by staff. However the small exhibition on display in the gallery downstairs made it worth the visit. The costumes were immaculately preserved and beautifully presented with plenty of... More 

Thank Kate W
San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

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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