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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

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TripExpert Score based on reviews in 11 publications
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Outstanding

say expert reviewers

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11 expert recommendations

14

Concierge

One of the world's greatest art museums.

8

Condé Nast Traveler

The third leg in Madrid's "golden triangle of art"... one of the world's great private collections, and includes everything from Old Masters to 20th-century Cubists. Full review →

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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 →

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Frommer's 34

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

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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 →

58

Let's Go

The museum is housed in the 19th-century Palacio de Villahermosa and contains the donated collection of the late Baron Henrich Thyssen-Bornemisza. Full review →

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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 →

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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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The Telegraph

Superlative collections of Western art from the 13th century to the present day, built up by the Thyssen-Bornemisza family and housed in a neo-classical palace Full review →

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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 →

Advance booking is essential
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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 →

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