House Museums

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Madrid has more museums than those on Paseo del Arte (Art Walk). The city abounds with old noble mansions turned into museums that take visitors on a trip to a more intimate past. Some of these historic house museums were the homes of such renowned artists as Joaquín Sorolla. They’re the repository of the arts and beauty from the Madrid of the Romantic period.

The palace of the Marquis of Matallana, takes us on a trip to Romantic Madrid via its collection of works of art.

Museum dedicated to Joaquin Sorolla, the painter of Mediterranean light, set in his former family home.

The collection of renowned publisher José Lázaro Galdiano is exhibited in the Parque Florido mansion, where he lived.

A mansion in the Princesa area converted into one of the most stand-out Madrid museums.

In the Literary Quarter, this typical seventeenth-century house is where the playwright and poet lived for the last 25 years of his life. 



A museum created in 1912, presenting a walk through the history of the decorative arts of the Orient.

A museum that houses the work of the most illustrious representatives of 19th and 20th century Catalan art.

Home/museum of the author of Don Quixote, recreating the traditions and customs of the 16th and 17th centuries.


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