Science Museum Itinerary

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Madrid has so many science museums that it’s difficult to pick and visit just one. There’s a huge variety of exhibitions along the route of places where objects of scientific interest are kept and displayed. Below you’ll find a comprehensive list.


A museum which promotes the perception of science and the richness of our natural heritage.

This museum houses an interesting collection which aims to bring science to the public.

In addition to the important and diverse geological, paleontological and mineralogical heritage, the museum is located in an interesting 1927 building

Exhibitions, workshops, projections and activities like star-gazing invite us on a journey to unravel the mysteries of the cosmos.

The Royal Observatory of Madrid, founded by Charles III is a museum of astronomy dating back to the 17th century.

A museum located in the Madrid Río area, which has the honour of being the first large monumental station in Madrid.

A Museum designed to learn about and enjoy the history of Spain through its maritime dimension. CLOSED TILL FURTHER NOTICE

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

A botanic garden in the city centre with a sample of more than 5,000 species of live plants

In La Latina, one of the most authentic neighbourhoods of Madrid, you can immerse yourself in the city’s history.

Standing across Atocha Station, this museum offers a journey through the civilisations of the world.

This 19th Century Neo-Classical building houses one of the world's most important antique collections. Reduced entrance fee until 30 September.

Over 25,000 artifacts comprise a wonderful collection of Pre-Columbian art - including the Madrid Codex - archeological gems and colonial-era objects.

The Garment Museum, a walk through history through the clothing of each era. (The museum will remain closed for improvements from 2nd March until Spring 2021.).  


Cultural centre located in the heart of Madrid dedicated to graphic arts and the history of the book.

A museum in the ABC shopping centre, in Barrio de Salamanca district, showing the largest collection of robots in Europe.

An example of industrial architecture from the start of the 20th century, the Nave de Motores (Engine Room) provided energy for all of Madrid.

This young museum houses an outstanding instrumental collection of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Located at the Cuatro Vientos Airdrome, the oldest in Spain, this museum has planes representative of Spanish aeronautics.  

9 km from Casa de Campo, you'll find numerous aeronautical gems from different periods.

Close to Paseo de la Castellana you can find this museum that allows blind people and people with visual disability to enjoy art.


Download free maps and guides to the city to help you plan your trip.

Discover the city's most popular sights and attractions, from one of Europe's largest royal palaces to the magnificent Prado Museum and Real Madrid's stadium. 

  • A one-kilometre stretch that is home to three of the best museums in the world: the Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Reina Sofía. 

    Paseo del Arte
  • Usuaria de Bicimad en el Paseo del Arte
  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place in Madrid and start planning your next visit!

    Madrid Events Calendar
  • Piet Mondrian, Composición con rojo, negro, amarillo y gris, 1921. Óleo sobre lienzo, 39,5 x 35 cm, Kunstmuseum Den Haag © Mondrian // Holtzman Trust
  • A short but fascinating introduction to the city’s main museums which boast an important cultural heritage encompassing most European styles

    Art in Madrid Guide (PDF)
  • Art in Madrid Guide
  • Find out why Spaniards tend to eat later than the rest of the continent, when it's traditional to munch on a "saint's bones" and where you take in a flamenco show with a drink or a meal

    Eating in Madrid (PDF)
  • Guide Eating in Madrid
  • Purchase the Five Museums Pass and discover some of the city's lesser-known gems.

    House Museums
  • Museo Cerrallbo
  • Get to know the new contemporary architectural spaces of the city and discover the surprising new materials and forms.

    Contemporary Architecture in Madrid
  • Un paseo por las galerías de arte de Madrid


Make your way up to the observation deck for some stunning views.

Climb on board and discover the city in a panoramic format.

To enjoy amazing spring plans in Madrid.