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Museo del Greco

Paseo Transito s/n, 45002 Toledo, Spain
+34 925 99 09 82
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
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“his life” (27 reviews)
“el greco” (247 reviews)
“old house” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Paseo Transito s/n, 45002 Toledo, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When you are a lover of his paintings you will appreciate the museum. not only how they lived in that time, how they worked and what his followers did. Specially video how his painting technique evolved is interesting. Bigger paintings although can be found in...More

Thank Geert71
Reviewed 5 days ago

In 1577. famous Cretan, El Greco, arrived from Italy in the city Toledo and stayed there for the rest of his career, till his death in 1614. Painter did not plan to settle permanently in the old city, but during years he became respected member...More

2  Thank NikolaCelic
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this charming museum very close to the Sefardi synagogue-museum. The use of the space and the layout was interesting and effective. Give yourself time to not only take in the many El Greco paintings but the small gardens.

Thank Ken J
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Not El Greco's real house which was close by but not preserved. Set up by the Marquis of Vega-Inclán, the founder, who rejuvenated interest in El Greco and promoting tourism of Spanish arts and the recovery of El Greco. Some of his paintings are also...More

2  Thank PeterADH
Reviewed 2 December 2017

we visit Greco museum as we know that the Greek artist worked ,and he became a legent in Toledo i could stay and look at his paintings fo hours that day wil be unforgetable

1  Thank LindosKalypso
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

It was not easy to get there by foot without knowing where you were supposed to go. I've got there on a Sunday, museum was free from 10am-14pm. The paintings they had were mostly replicates, but they had a very complete collection. You do see...More

Thank nefertitichen
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Take some guides if possible. You get a crash course of the artist life and (real) paintings. The ambient and site itself is wort a visit.

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful historical presentation for the work of El Greco. We enjoyed seeing a typical home of the day. Nicely presented home, studio, gallery. Enjoyed seeing his work and that of contemporaries and students. Garden is also lovely. Please refresh signage...many letters missing in English version.

1  Thank Paint-by-number
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Sometimes a single-artist-focused museum can be more accessible and enjoyable than a large, encyclopedic art collection. This little gem is a great example of how that works—a lovely period recreation of the home (in flavor, at least, though not at the original location) with a...More

1  Thank MuseumStoreShopper
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Very close to our hotel. Sadly it was raining when we visited so couldn’t enjoy the stunning gardens. Entry fee around 5€. Beautiful house. Visit starts with a short film & then wend your way through the house, some fab decorative stonework, artisan tiles &...More

1  Thank Victoria C
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