Caixa Forum, Madrid

4.3
#8 of 94 in Museums in Madrid
Built on the foundations of an abandoned electrical station, Caixa Forum is a cultural center that showcases the best in modern art and design created using environmentally friendly techniques. Check out the wall garden made by French botanist Patrick Blanc, which covers an entire outside wall with whimsical greenery. The museum’s exhibits are a blend of older retrospectives and contemporary art, and have made the center the most visited attraction in Madrid. Check the website before your visit for discounts and a list of current exhibitions. Add Caixa Forum and other attractions to your Madrid trip itinerary using our Madrid trip itinerary tool .
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  • CaixaForum is housed in an old power station that's been redesigned in an urban and contemporary style. When we were there we visited three very well put together and interesting exhibitions. Would de...  more »
  • A chic vertical garden. For almost 9 days it was constantly put in order on the lifts and photographed, and just to look in its purest form was possible the day before departure. But, in addition to the garden, I would like to note the very architecture of the exhibition complex. Everything is done according to the latest fashion trends: a great canopy without supports, a polygonal structure of metal crossing to the entrance group, a large and excellent working screen in the shadow part, a fountain in the hidden inner part. The entrance to the lobby is free, you can visit a shop with books and souvenirs, look at the minimalist spiral staircase, go up to the cafeteria on the top floor, take a picture of the view from the window through a pixelated grille. At the time of my arrival there were no interesting exhibitions there, unfortunately.
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