House Museums

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Madrid is home to some wonderful museums found in former mansions that take us on a journey to their former owners’ pasts: from the house and studio of the great Spanish painter Joaquín Sorolla to the opulent mansion owned by the 17th Marquis of Cerralbo. For just 12 euros you can purchase the 5 Museums. Another Madrid pass that allows you to visit, over 10 days, the following museums: Decorative Arts, Cerralbo, Romanticism, Sorolla and Lázaro Galdiano. In September 2019 a new museum opened to the public: the official residence of the House of Alba.

 

 

Open every day, this small palace gives us a glimpse of what life would have been like for a middle-class family in the 19th century. CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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.

The former home of the Marquis of Cerralbo, this noble old mansion next to Plaza de España is a wonderful display of 19th-century opulence. Reduced entrance fee until 30 September.

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Known as "Royal Palace's little brother", the official residence of the House of Alba is now open to the public. REOPENING ON 22 JUNE.

In the Literary Quarter, this typical seventeenth-century house is where the playwright and poet lived for the last 25 years of his life. REOPENED ON 26 MAY.

A total of 30,000 historic decorative objects including furniture, ceramics, glassware, jewellery and fabrics. FREE ENTRY TILL 30 SEPTEMBER.

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

The childhood home of the author of Don Quixote showcases the traditions and customs of the 16th and 17th centuries.

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