Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

4.6
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Explore centuries of fine art at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, which boasts masterpieces by Monet, Goya, Degas, Renoir, Picasso, and Van Gogh, to mention just a few notables. Today, the vast collection of over 1,600 paintings is spread over three floors, with a compact layout that makes this museum one of the most navigable sites in the city. The collection is organized chronologically, with the oldest works displayed on the top floor. You can arrange to join a thematic guided tour during or after business hours, or simply start on the top floor and work your way down at your own pace. Check online for ticket options and upcoming special events. Using our online itinerary creator, Madrid attractions like Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I visited the Museo nacional on a day I was unable to get into the Prado. What a fabulous collection - you can easily see that each piece was carefully chosen. The art work is beautifully curated...  more »
  • This is a sort of a hidden museum just in front of the Prado Museum. You can see a whole lot of art here like Picasso, Van Gogh!  more »
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  • The works of art are stunning. They are lit beautifully. The gallery wasn't crowded and there is plenty of space. You can get close to the paintings and no one bothers you. Highly recommend.
  • The mix of art here is amazing! Galleries are setup with well known artists and lesser-known {at least by me), and they sit side by side with the greater works. They both show the genius of the more well known artists, and how they exemplified the genre by examining the other works and comparing. Classic genres, including expressionism and realism. Some photograph-equivelent works that are particularly impressive.
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