Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas, Madrid

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The Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas (National Museum of Decorative Arts; originally, "National Museum of Industrial Arts") is located at 12 Montalbán Street, in Madrid, Spain, to the south of the Puerta de Alcalá and the western side of the Buen Retiro Park. It is one of the oldest museums in the city, situated within the Golden Triangle of Art. Following the example of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, it illustrates the evolution of industrial or "minor arts", including furniture, ceramics, glass, and textiles. The collections emphasize the 16th and 17th centuries in particular; its collection contains approximately 70,000 pieces. Its 62 exhibition rooms are within a palace near the Jardines del Retiro de Madrid. The museum received 71,472 visitors in 2017.
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  • Great little museum with friendly staff. The fourth floor is well worth going up to as it has a Valencian tiled kitchen with beautiful azulejos.  more »
  • Great collection but poorly curated. The items were interesting but lacked signage, brochures that were supposed to explain each room were absent and were often missing items. It was highly...  more »
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  • Amazing little pearl of a museum. Small but full of beautiful things to see.
  • Quite an interesting place to go with children, although one must have like a hundred eyes on them, since everything is so tasty to them.

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