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ABC Museum of Drawing and Illustration

Calle Amaniel N 0 29 31, 28015 Madrid, Spain
+34 917 58 83 79
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Delightful visit

This is a small venue but welcoming and pleasantly laid out. Currently showing a delightful... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
bdjlondon
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London, United Kingdom
Great museum

We saw three collections. The display of the art work was in great taste. The curator did a superb... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
iris2265
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Calle Amaniel N 0 29 31, 28015 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is a small venue but welcoming and pleasantly laid out. Currently showing a delightful exhibition of works by illustrators Justine Brax, Eric Puybaret and Francois Roca. There is also an interesting exhibition of material by Joaquin Xaudaro called la buena gente. All in Spanish...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We saw three collections. The display of the art work was in great taste. The curator did a superb job. Worth while to go. A bit off the major sites but worth while. Free entrance

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The museum itself is perhaps not enough for a museum. But even though it is worth a visit. The architecture is nice and the drawings are interesting. Would be nice with more information in English (or just any) - but still just drop by and...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Not one of the most famous museums in the Madrid and definitely not a museum you’ll find in your Lonely Planet, but the great news is . . . this museum is always free! Yes, every day of the week and it has a collection...More

1  Thank Diana P
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Reviewed 6 May 2016

Anyone who likes illustration and comics should visit this museum. It is located in very beautiful modern building and has very interesting contemporary exhibitions. Definitely one of my favorite museums ever.

Thank b_maja
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

We went there one morning, not knowing what to expect. Actually, we just saw ABC and thought it must be a fun place. It was a great museum for Illustration. They had really nice exhibitions. Children could have fun although the paper and the colours...More

Thank Altug71
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

This gallery was a delightful surprise - at the moment there is a fabulous exhibition about the history of flight - complete with airline travel posters and a selection of air hostess uniforms! Our only disappointment was it was all in Spanish - which is...More

Thank Fiona A
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Reviewed 5 May 2015

This place is really amazing -loved how it is laid out and the shape of the museum itself. The books are fantastic and three floors of different illustrations

Thank stripedcarrot
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Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

This is about a 10 mn walk from plaza de España and worth it The museum is free and has a good collection of Francisco Sancha (beginning of 20th century) sketches/ cartoons. The rest are temporary exhibitions

Thank Nicolas C
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Reviewed 22 November 2014

Worth stopping off here, its free entry and the have a lovely Madam Butterfly display on at the moment. On the top floor there is a cartoon workshop and as you are high up you can get a few nice photographs out of the windows....More

Thank Sabatical14
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venues, young people with tattoos and funky hair,
narrow winding streets — this is Malasaña. Near the
center, Plaza Dos de Mayo is a gathering of friends
outside bars, dog owners, artists under craft tents,
and creative types with notebooks and sketchpads on
the plaza’s benches. It may not be as neat and tidy as
many other parts of the city, but this only adds to
...More
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