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Museo Cerralbo, Madrid

4.6
Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
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The Marquis of Cerralbo loved to collect items from the many museums he visited across Europe in the late 19th century and early 20th century, and today his Museo Cerralbo is home to some 50,000 objects. Inside the Marquis' former palace, view paintings, sculptures, ceramics, glass, tapestries, furniture, antique coins, drawings, engravings, clocks, arms, armor, and artifacts. The museum offers a few options for guided visits: an audio guide, a professional guide, or a volunteer cultural guide. The latter is available on a limited schedule, so check to see if volunteers are offering their service during your visit. Plan your visit to Museo Cerralbo and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Madrid trip itinerary website.
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  • THANK YOU for giving teachers free admission! (I was delighted to give my $3 Euro as a gift to upkeep and maintain the house.) It was a great experience overall and delighted I came. The staff were... 
    THANK YOU for giving teachers free admission! (I was delighted to give my $3 Euro as a gift to upkeep and maintain the house.) It was a great experience overall and delighted I came. The staff were...  more »
  • Unbelievable beautiful place that allows you to see how nobility entertained. Since there is only one small bedroom you understand this was only a place to be seen. The ballroom and military rooms... 
    Unbelievable beautiful place that allows you to see how nobility entertained. Since there is only one small bedroom you understand this was only a place to be seen. The ballroom and military rooms...  more »
  • I have to completely agree with previous reviewers who suggested this museum over the Royal Palace. First of all, the entry fee is a paltry 3 or 5 euros rather than around 25 for the palace. But more....  more
    I have to completely agree with previous reviewers who suggested this museum over the Royal Palace. First of all, the entry fee is a paltry 3 or 5 euros rather than around 25 for the palace. But more....  more »
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  • A small museum in an old aristocratic house with a large collection. It's interesting to see some of the piece; I particularly liked the bathtub and some of the extremely ornate rooms. The entrance alone is worth going in for. The ticket is only 3€ and it's worth it to go in and walk around the different rooms. It was a little disappointing some of the explanation signs were far away in the corded off sections of rooms so you couldn't read them. But a great little visit.
  • A beautiful museum, but almost unknown to the tourists or madrileans. The last Marques of Ceralbo had an interesting life and the house is well preserved and taken care of. You can see how an extravagant family lived their extravagant life and be amazed by the beauty of this place. I highly recommend this place if you visit Madrid or if you want to see what was the life of somebody very rich in the XVIII-XIX century
  • What’s not to love. Oh and please make sure you check opening hours before going. The queue may take up to 30 min and they don’t accept visit about 30min before closing. This mini museum definitely knows how to pack a punch and can make Buckingham palace feel shy. I don’t want to reveal too much to ruin the surprise or set the expectations unbelievably high. But if Versailles is your thing, then trust me, you’ll definitely love this one.
  • Interesting museum. Affordable. Does not take much time to see though I did not get the audio guide which may have provided some context as there were not many plaques. If you’re looking to fill an hour this is a good way to do it.
  • Great museum with an outstanding ornate interior, left exactly as it was when the last Marquis de Cerralbo died. You can't book in advance, just turn up (€3 entry, kids free).

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