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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

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Naval Museum

Both are recommended by professionals. Overall, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum ranks significantly higher than Naval Museum. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum comes in at #1 in Madrid with praise from 10 publications such as Time Out, goop and Fodor's.

Both are recommended by professionals. Overall, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum ranks significantly higher than Naval Museum. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum comes in at #1 in Madrid with praise from 10 publications such as Time Out, goop and Fodor's.

tripexpert score
98
#1 in Madrid
location

Paseo del Prado, 8, 28014 Madrid, Spain

endorsements
  • 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 →

  • 9

    Time Out Tick Critics' Choice

    The private collection of the late Baron Hans-Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza is widely considered the most important in the world. Full Review →

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80
#19 in Madrid

Paseo del Prado, 5, 28014 Madrid, Spain

  • 5 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    Anyone interested in... naval novels or in old vessels and war ships will be bouncing off the walls experiencing the 500 years of Spanish naval history displayed. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    The history of nautical science and the Spanish navy, from the time of Isabella and Ferdinand until today, comes alive at the Museo Naval. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    This museum will appeal to those who love their ships or who have always wondered what the Spanish Armada really looked like. On display are quite extraordinary models of ships. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 53

    This place is made for landlubbers, old seadogs and budding admirals! As explorers at heart, you cannot fail to be moved by the precious chart made by Juan de la Cosa around 1500. Full Review →

  • 9

    Time Out

    The most impressive room is dominated by a huge mural-map that traces the routes taken by Spain's intrepid explorers; in front of it are two equally impressive 17th-century giant globes. Full Review →

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