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Category: Museums, Local time: 11:34:59, Altitude: 648m, Address: Madrid, Madrid, Madrid, 28014, Official WWW website:

Museo del Prado is a national museum and a gallery in Spain . It is located in the capital city of Madrid . Museo del Prado holds one of the best world’s collections of the European fine art from the 12th to the 19th century.

Museum History

This is one of the most significant museums in the world. It was publicly opened in 1819. Museo del Prado was originally intended as a museum of paintings and sculptures. In 1868, the museum was nationalized and got its current concept.


Currently, there are over 5,000 thousand paintings, 2,000 photographs, 700 sculptures, 1,000 coins, medals and around 2,000 of other decorative objects. The Spanish Royal Collection is fundamental and many significant artists have their paintings here like Pablo Picasso, Rembrandt, Francisco Goya or Vélazquez.

Practical Information

Around 2 millions of visitors come to see the museum annually. It is open all year long except for Mondays, from 9 to 20 hours. The entrance fee is around 8 EUR for adults and a half of it for children.

Information and Facts

GPS: 40.4138, -3.6925
Altitude: 648 m
Date of foundation: 1819
How many visitors do you have anually?: 2763094
Last update: Oct 19, 2012 7:43:18 PM

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