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Museo de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando

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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

Both are endorsed by reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum scores significantly higher than Museo de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum comes in at 97 with recommendations from 10 reviewers such as Frommer's, concierge.com and Michelin Guide.

Both are endorsed by reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum scores significantly higher than Museo de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum comes in at 97 with recommendations from 10 reviewers such as Frommer's, concierge.com and Michelin Guide.

tripexpert score
81
#15 in Madrid
location

Alcala, 13, 28014 Madrid

endorsements
  • 5 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    The go-to gallery for Goyas; including two of the artist's self portraits, as well as paintings by Ribera and Velázquez.

  • 6

    Fodor's

    Designed by José Churriguera in the waning baroque years of the early 18th century, this museum showcases 500 years of Spanish painting. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    An easy stroll from Puerta del Sol, the Fine Arts Museum is located in the restored and remodeled 17th-century baroque palace of Juan de Goyeneche. Full Review →

  • 64

    goop

    The site of Spain’s main art academy for centuries is today a pretty comprehensive museum for anyone interested in Spanish art history. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 53

    Spanish art from the Golden Century is widely represented here... but it is Goya who takes the lion's share with his self-portrait in front of the easel. Full Review →

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98
#1 in Madrid

Paseo del Prado, 8, 28014 Madrid, Spain

  • 11 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    One of the world's greatest art museums.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Opened in 1992, the Thyssen occupies spacious galleries filled with natural light in the late-18th-century Villahermosa Palace (itself finished in 1771). Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Until around 1985, the contents of this museum virtually overflowed the premises of a legendary villa near Lugano, Switzerland. Full Review →

  • 64

    goop

    The collection of works housed in this 18th-century palace represent the lifetime pastime of Swiss collector Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza and his Spanish wife Carmen. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    The collection is an opportunity to explore Western art from the late 12C to the present day. Full Review →

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