Top Cultural Centres

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Modern and unique buildings that host cultural programmes for all types of visitors. From exhibitions to projects by artists, presentations, workshops or festivals. These spaces offer endless possibilities, where you will enjoy the complex in itself and its leisure services in the form of terraces with view, gastronomy or very special gardens.  

A stunning cultural centre hosting myriad activities and boasting some of the best views in Madrid. CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The city's old slaughterhouse, at Madrid Rio, has been transformed into a cultural megacomplex. REOPENED ON 15 JUNE.

This extraordinary cultural centre gives its name to the Conde Duque tourist area. CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Where Calle Alcalá and Gran Vía meet, there stands this monumental building, offering one of the finest views of Madrid.

The most Vanguardist artistic expressions meet in this Neo-Moorish building in Lavapiés. REOPENING ON 1 JULY.

This vibrant cultural centre is famous for its temporary exhibitions and its amazing vertical garden.

Section devoted to photography at the Mapfre Foundation in the Art Walk. CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Located on one side of the Art Walk, it is an unquestionable reference for cultural proposals in the capital city. REOPENED ON 2 JUNE.

Past, present and future come together in one of the most outstanding buildings in the Sol / Gran Vía area. REOPENED 26 JUNE

This centre, in the north of Castellana, has become one of the main exhibition halls in Madrid.

This active, family-run cultural heritage institution produces exhibitions as well as concerts and lecture series. CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

A multifunctional and modern complex for the citizen, dedicated to architecture.

Located in Plaza de Colón, this centre holds diverse cultural activities and theater shows. CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

A key space in Madrid for citizens' artistic experimentation and cultural participation. CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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The only permanent indoor circus in Spain, this wonderful venue plays host to first-class shows and concerts. CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


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