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A fascinating sense of history!

It was a real treat to be able to see this historical but 'non-functional' station. The whole... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Perry B
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Hong Kong, China
Excellent for 20 minutes or so

This free museum occupies a Metro station that was closed in 1966 when the line was modernised and... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
sheepygold
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london
via mobile
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12 Apr 2018
“A fascinating sense of history!”
29 Dec 2017
“Excellent for 20 minutes or so”
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Plaza Chamberi s/n, 28010 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

It was a real treat to be able to see this historical but 'non-functional' station. The whole Chamberi-Malasana-Tribunales district was so wonderfully resonant of history anyway, the phantom Metro Station was simply the icing on the cake.

1  Thank Perry B
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This free museum occupies a Metro station that was closed in 1966 when the line was modernised and the station was found to be in the wrong place. There is a 10 minute long introductory film in Spanish but still easy to understand. The platform...More

1  Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I’ve been to the station, now a museum opened three or four days a week, about five times in the past few years. It used to have a wonderful churrería right outside, which made the station a great place to visit on Saturday mornings. Alas,...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I believe this was 1 of the first train stations in madrid, built almost 100 years ago. It was super cool for an historic visit, and see the old ticketing booth, turnstiles, old advertising posters on the tile walls. The best part was that you...More

1  Thank Licheeee
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Some amazing architecture particularly in the metro station. The RENFE station is a bit dated but OK. Some reasonable shopping options. Step outside to see the 4 towers. I got the train to Segovia which was amazing-go there

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Chamberi
Multi-story residential buildings decorated with
ornate balconies line the traditional, quiet, and
pretty streets of Chamberí. Humble storefronts and
neighbourhood taverns are scattered across the lower
levels down every block, and here and there, there's a
cluster of tables on the sidewalk. It isn't ever
crowded, but people are always out, poking into the
tiny bakeries, hardware stores, and tobacco shops, or
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