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Museo Reina Sofía

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Why locals love it

Standing in the shadow of the world famous Prado museum just down the street, The Queen Sofia art museum is still loved for it's 20th-century collection and temporary exhibitions. The building was originally used as a hospital, but later renewed and extended with an architectual masterpiece in itself.

Why you should visit it

Come her to see unique collections of the Spanish national icons Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí, as well as other national and International art pieces. You can also visit the huge library of art, enjoy the view from the roof, or visit the two free exhibition spaces in the nearby Parque del Retiro; Palacio de Cristal and Palacio de Velázquez.

Special tip

Mondays, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays it's free to enter between 7pm and 9pm. Sundays between 1.30pm and 7pm.

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I love Art, Modern and Old; this museum is for Moder Spanish mainly but not only Artists as Picasso, from Málaga, Dalí, Gerona, Miró, Barcelona... and the building itself is really beautifull; and the coffee inside, the full area, Atocha square, in front of the Retiro Park.. really interesting!
Local Expert
October 14, 2017

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