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Buen Retiro Park, 28009 Madrid, Spain
Salamanca (District)
+34 917 74 10 00
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

This is a great exhibition space which is also beautiful on the outside. The current exhibition by Schmidt is very complex and thought provoking but beautifully curated.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Located near the glasshouse Palacio de Cristal, this museum has a beautiful front facade. When I was there about 7pm in June, weather was still hot and sunny. Entrance is free. Being air conditioned, it is a great break to cool myself. There are staff...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Set within the park, the building exhibits art. While the current modern exhibit didn’t call to me, the space is enormous and certainly worth a stop if you were already in the park.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarcoSeattle_WA
Reviewed July 19, 2018

There is a really great exhibition at the minute although I have never heard of the artist but it doesn't matter as the art is absorbing and this is an amazing space to view it in.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Heard about Palacio de Velazquez before coming to Retiro Park. Unfortunately, I was disappointed as it's like another Palacio De Cristal. It has a beautiful building but it hasn't got much substance or quality inside. On the day I visited, they held a modern art...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Snowball23514
Reviewed June 1, 2018

This elegant building is in the middle of Retiro Park and holds temporary exhibitions. Admission is free during our visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Walking through the Parque del Retiro, we came across this old but impressive building. It seems to house art exhibitions so in we went. The art we saw would not be to everyone's taste, but it was good to wander around. Even more so when...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kevin H
Reviewed March 2, 2018

We stopped of here when walking through the park and there was a very cool funky exhibit by the Spanish artist Esther Ferrer which was pretty neat. She was actually there at the moment we were which made it even more special. Worth it.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Like the Crystal Palacio give this one a miss too. Art..... chairs sitting in middle of floor. Half empty glasses of water... and then toy gun penises...... the mind boggles

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank GeraldineS70
Reviewed February 11, 2018

The building is OK, a large neoclassical, red-brick-and-tile building. Whether you like it or not will really depend on what exhibition is being shown. We saw the Esther Ferrer exhibit there (free entrance) and I can say I am glad I did not pay to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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