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Spanish Film Archive

  • Partial view of Perales Palace, site of the Spanish Film Archive © Ministerio de Cultura

    Partial view of Perales Palace, site of the Spanish Film Archive © Ministerio de Cultura



Film archive
C/ Magdalena, 10 (Palacio de Perales)
28012 Madrid Madrid

Telephone+34 914672600

Fax+34 914672608


This historic archive is the repository for Spain's film heritage. Its screening room is the Cine Doré cinema.

It was created in 1953, and its main function is to recover, investigate, conserve and promote awareness of Spain's film heritage. It schedules screenings of a wide range of films, and also has a museum, library and a graphic archive.

Its enormous collection of material is constantly being increased thanks to today's modern productions and the recovery of old footage. It also has an important collection of sound recordings, and objects related to the history of film and its precursors.

Practical information



Tuesday to Saturday

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Library and archive: Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 2pm.



General: Free admission

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