Art in the old
Museo Reina Sofía3
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.
Mondays, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays it's free to enter between 7pm and 9pm. Sundays between 1.30pm and 7pm.