Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

Top 1% of attractions in Madrid
9 / 10

13 expert reviews

“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.”

– goop

"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
"Until around 1985, the contents of this museum virtually overflowed the premises of a legendary villa near Lugano, Switzerland." Full review
Lonely Planet
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"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
Travel + Leisure
"The Thyssen’s pieces, purchased by the Spanish state from a private collector in 1992, represent a tremendous breadth of European painters from the 14th to 21st centuries." Full review
Time Out
"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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