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National Archeological Musuem

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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

National Archeological Musuem and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum are both rated very highly by reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is the choice of most writers compared to National Archeological Musuem. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum ranks #1 in Madrid with recommendations from 10 reviews such as Condé Nast Traveler, Frommer's and Let's Go.

National Archeological Musuem and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum are both rated very highly by reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is the choice of most writers compared to National Archeological Musuem. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum ranks #1 in Madrid with recommendations from 10 reviews such as Condé Nast Traveler, Frommer's and Let's Go.

tripexpert score
80
#16 in Madrid
location

Serrano, 13, Madrid

endorsements
  • 5 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    The biggest attraction here is a replica of the early cave paintings in Altamira (access to the real thing, in Cantabria Province, is highly restricted). Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's

    Three large floors filled with Spanish relics, artifacts, and treasures ranging from ancient history to the 19th century. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    This stately mansion is a storehouse of artifacts from the prehistoric to the baroque. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    The showpiece National Archaeology Museum contains a sweeping accumulation of artefacts behind its towering facade. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 54

    The finest archaeological museum in Spain. Full Review →

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98
#1 in Madrid

Paseo del Prado, 8, 28014 Madrid, Spain

  • 11 endorsements
  • 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 →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    One of the most extraordinary private collections of predominantly European art in the world, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is a worthy member of Madrid’s ‘Golden Triangle’ of art. 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 →

  • 14

    Concierge

    One of the world's greatest art museums.

  • Read all reviews →
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