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  • Dennis_M99_MTL
    Montreal214 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What can you say, it’s the Prado ! Wonderful museum with beautiful art. The only down side is its popularity so the waiting lines can be long so buy your tickets online. With the audio guides, they provide a view of the museum with different time durations 1,2,3 … hour tours. For us after about 2 hours we were worn out but enjoyed the museum.

    Also note that the rooms AND the exhibits are numbered so be clear what is being referenced.

    Note: Check what is allow and not allowed in the museum before you go. We understood that water was not allowed so we emptied our water bottles before entering the museum but then our empty water bottles were not allowed to be taken in out bags and had to be checked in the coat room.

    It’s all good none the less.
    Written 23 April 2024
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  • Richard M
    Builth Wells, UK225 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great museum exploring the modern art world and seeing some of the classical masters here as well, A must for all art enthusiasts
    Written 6 April 2024
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  • Stephan K
    16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We visited this museum on a Saturday in April in an off-season period. We were surprised to encounter a rather long queue at the entrance since our guide book said it was one of Madrids best kept secrets. Certainly not a secret anymore. And that is perfectly understandable because after about an hour waiting in line we were admitted entrance and found the museum itself was not crowded and it was a really good experience seeing both the gardens, the paintings and the house itself. We got an excellent impression of the artist, his time, his family and of course his art. Will go back if I get the chance, but next time I'll book a time in advance.
    Written 13 April 2024
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  • Gmanbumpy
    Chicago, IL687 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a beautiful museum and a beautiful building. Do not miss Picasso’s Guernica.
    We needed to use the elevators for my mom and they give you a beautiful view outside the building. We were given good assistance, finding elevators. There are not a lot of places to sit.
    The garden restaurant beside the museum is wonderful
    Written 24 April 2024
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  • wireless_in_CA
    United States5,040 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This museum was a wealth of information and artifacts that spanned over time and civilizations.

    We only spent about two hours inside but one could surely have stayed longer.

    The museum did a great job curating its displays and including lots of details. Signage was in both English and Spanish.

    One of my favorites was the Lady of Baza more for its uniqueness but the mosaics room was also quite beautiful to see.
    Written 17 February 2024
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  • Brian R
    Vienna, VA684 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A beautifully decorated mansion well worth visiting. Much less crowded than most attractions, and not far off the beaten path.
    Written 23 April 2024
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  • Meriden2
    Coventry, UK27 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you like this sort of thing you will be reading this review. This museum for 3 euros is a hidden gem. Of course it spells out how great Spanish Naval History was, that’s a given, but it tells much more about world discovery and the rise and fall of a great naval power. Lots of School trips when we were there but that’s a sign of how good it is. One floor of exhibits, well displayed and a couple of hours well spent.
    Written 23 April 2024
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  • Blanka Reznikov
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    had such a good time!! my mom and i went to do a little bonding and the Museum was a perfect place for it. we did some funny pics and also tried bubble-waffles: the sweetest experience!!
    Written 30 March 2024
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  • Rhoda S
    10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This museum should be on everyone's list when visiting Madrid. An amazing collection of fabulous variety and quality and a beautiful building that gives a sense of luxury life in Madrid.
    Written 2 January 2024
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  • patjaniak
    Warsaw, Poland176 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This building od amazing, vertical garden, building od almost flying above earth. Event stairs are amazing
    While i've Breń inside, exhibitions wasn't do great, that why i give only four stars.
    For plus i also can recommend restaurant inside, IT waśń just a coffe shop but really good place
    Written 9 December 2023
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  • Margie D
    York, PA749 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely museum in the house of Lope de Vega, famous Spanish playwright in the 1600's. Well taken care of with a beautiful garden that is open to visitors. If you wish to tour the house, reservations must be made in advance, either with email or phone call. Tours are no charge. Our guide was so knowledgeable - a delightful tour!
    Written 30 October 2023
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  • kris-goes-places
    295 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We only ended up here because we happened to be staying nearby. If you are in the neighbourhood and are looking for a place to chill for a while, this is pretty cool. There is a restaurant inside and they host shows/ music at night. There’s an open courtyard with some interesting architecture to explore and places to sit and relax away from the busy streets.
    Written 25 April 2023
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  • Ros13673
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands40 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It was a bank holiday so entrance was free, but otherwise it is good value too. It is a nice small museum and it is like going back in time with antique furniture and artworks. Read a bit up before visiting, which will make it more special.
    Written 3 February 2024
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  • Jayne P
    Greater Manchester, UK20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fabulous exhibition. As good as the Picasso museum. Interesting and varied paintings. Highly recommend.
    Written 19 November 2023
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  • Marko M
    Maribor, Slovenia512 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The museum is located on the outskirt of Madrid, near an Air base. You can get there by public transport..but a car makes it much more comfortable. It is an open space and the wind is strong,have something to keep you warm.
    The entrence fee is realy afordable but THEY DONT TAKE CARDS so cash is a must.
    The space is wast, 6 hangars + an outside area..The planes range from the beginings to the present. A lot of realy interrsting planes can be seen, sadly some are further away from the pavements(they tell you to not walk on the grass).An engine exhibition is also in one of the hangars..realy interesting.
    The descriptions are in well layed out, and the staff is realy friendly. All in all one of the better military themed museums i have visited. If you are into aviation/war stuf..i highly reccomend a visit.
    Written 29 February 2024
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