Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

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Explore centuries of fine art at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, which boasts masterpieces by Monet, Goya, Degas, Renoir, Picasso, and Van Gogh, to mention just a few notables. Today, the vast collection of over 1,600 paintings is spread over three floors, with a compact layout that makes this museum one of the most navigable sites in the city. The collection is organized chronologically, with the oldest works displayed on the top floor. You can arrange to join a thematic guided tour during or after business hours, or simply start on the top floor and work your way down at your own pace. Check online for ticket options and upcoming special events. Using our online itinerary creator, Madrid attractions like Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Unbelievable that this museum has emerged from a private collection. The Spanish State bought in 1993 the most important works in this collection of the family Thyssen-Bornemisza. The pleasant to the museum is the routing. You start on the second floor with the Italian primitives and ends on the ground floor with Dada and Pop Art and then as the museum directory have rightly says 700 years painting of the highest level. Highlight for me: a self-portrait of Rembrandt. Because the museum is not too large, it is good to view at one time, that is, the permanent collection.
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  • Route of Max Beckman, very interesting and very well chosen the presented work.-a careful selection from its beginnings until his recent paintings
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  • I went to the Thyssen-Bornemisza primarily to see the special Max Beckmann exhibit (which was a terrifically curated collection from around the world). Before I forget, the audio guide for the Beckman...  more »
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  • A very cozy, relaxing, interesting and well organized gallery. You'll find paintings from Italian Renaissance to XX Century with some statues too (a bronze by Giacometti). All great pieces are commented by an outstanding audio guide. The cafeteria and the gift shop are a nice experience too. Not to miss at all, even if it's very close to Prado.
  • One of loveliest collections anywhere, amazing range, something for everyone! Go go go! And nicely laid out in restful galleries, not TOO many people, enough benches for my weary back. I always discover, or rediscover, something special when I go. And on my most recent trip it was free to get in!
  • Loved it here, beautiful building, wide collection of art in different genres and different periods. Well laid out and easily accessible for everyone. Good to spend an afternoon in. No major queue to access when we were there admittedly off peak but a stunning place and I enjoyed more than the Prado.
  • I bought a museum pass, couldn’t visit all cause a lot of them were closed on Monday when I had time. I had a great time here, lots and lots of beautiful paintings, easy to look around and you are allowed to take photos too except the temporary exhibitions. Definitely a recommendation if you like arts
  • One of the trio of must-visit museums in Madrid (and in my opinion, the best). It is filled with quality contemporary art, and a LOT of works by big name artists. It has a nice cafe/restaurant outside and very interesting temporary exhibits. I am not an art buff in any sense, but I do enjoy art a lot and this museum certainly delivered. And the best part is, YOU CAN TAKE PICTURES !
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