Museo de San Isidro, Madrid

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#32 of 92 in Museums in Madrid
Set where the Lujanes family's 16th-century palace once stood, Museo de San Isidro explores the rich history of Italy's capital. Learn about the city from prehistoric times up until today through archeological artifacts, models, artworks, and information displays. Original palace features have been incorporated into the complex and reveal more insights into the city's history. You can explore remains of the chapel of Saint Isidro, where Milan's patron saint was thought to have lived and died, and admire several paintings portraying him. Look for the Lujanes family shield on the patio. To visit Museo de San Isidro and other attractions in Madrid, use our Madrid trip itinerary app.
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  • This museum of a bit off the beaten tourist path and well worth your time if you love history. It focuses on history in the Madrid area from prehistoric times until about when the Royal Court began.....  more »
  • Hard to find since there are no signs. The displays are small and many are fabricated rather than of original material. A piece of the original and the rest is plaster. The courtyard is a nice...  more »
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  • A fantastic place to visit so much to see. It's cramped full if interesting stuff. And the museum from the outside looks like it's 16th century and when you enter. It's transport you into the future. The design is superb. And if you go after 6pm it's free entry.
  • Very nice museum of Madrid origins with archeobotanic garden.
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