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Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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World famous modern art museum featuring a diverse collection of 20th century Spanish art, from Picasso to Solana.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Calle de Santa Isabel 52, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum had a modest collection of 19th and 20th century primarily Spanish art. It's collection was quite frankly underwhelming. The building is beautiful though and the rooms were peaceful. This is worth seeing but will pale in comparison to the Thyssen. Of the museums...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bala793
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was drawn to the works here of Picasso and Dahli. The museum is well laid out and not overly crowded. Good facilities and easily accessible. I found the layout a little muddled but still enjoyable. They have free wifi and a lovely internal outdoor...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank X4136EPcathyb
Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely amazing collection of modern art, including Picasso's Guernica (and several of his preparatory sketches for it). Vast number of works by Spanish artists, including a good selection from the Spanish Republic. Don't miss the huge Calder in the courtyard (and other sculptures). Several...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LaurieMcL1959
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Museo Nacional Centro de Reina Sofia excels in its sober grandeur. Part of Madrid’s busy museum scene, a visit to this site is must if you’re interested in art. But more importantly it showcases Pablo Picasso’s largest painting “Guernika” (1937) after bombing of Guernika small...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Koeli G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on an evening where entrance was free. The wait to get in took a couple of minutes. There is a vast amount of artwork. We were impressed. There is something for everyone to enjoy. Picasso, Miro, Dali, Greco etc. It was not...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank tomlinsonc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Reina Sofia Museum of modern art is a wonderful complement to the Prado Museum. From temporary exhibits of US artists to complete exhibits of classic modern Spanish artists, this museum is a hidden gem. We walked right in and purchased tickets on a Thursday...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Susie780
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the modern art museum of Madrid and is a 10 minute walk down the road from the Prado. It it home to Picassos Guernica- perhaps his most famous painting depicting the Spanish Civil War. This was the reason for my visit although I...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kingpaul100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying at a hotel about 1-1/2 miles away and decided to check this out. It's a former hospital. The collection is mixed; a few excellent pieces and a lot of other pieces not so great. The layout is very confusing given the former...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TravelWarrior200
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not much of a museum person and chose this one as my only Madrid museum. And I managed to stay for 1,5 hours and enjoyed some of the painting. I found the waymarking chaotic and never found some of the places I was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Matilda F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really loved this museum. They had artwork by Dalì, Picasso, ... Picasso’s Guernica is in this museum. They also have exhibitions with modern art. The last 2 hours of the day it is free to go inside

Date of experience: July 2019
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Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard
is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The
world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the
Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and
culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On
weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free
after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue
of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de
...More
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wagmel
July 28, 2019|
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Response from svetpesh | Reviewed this property |
Hello, fellow traveler! I would spend the extra money, if you don't want to take a chance on standing on your feet for 30 min. more or less...or spend the money on umbrella/chair combos so you can sit as you wait for the... More
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JacyOnTheFly
September 23, 2018|
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Response from vincentholes | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Actually you don't need to book on line. Just check online which are the free days admission and be there some time in advance. Enjoy your visit
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Chas W
September 17, 2018|
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Response from ReviewsItaly | Reviewed this property |
Hallo, you can rent an audio guide for extra 4.5 euro. I dont think you need to line for that. If you book a room at Novotel, for free they provide a pad with internet connection. You can carry it with you while sightseeing... More
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