Façade of the Lázaro Galdiano Foundation building © Ministerio de cultura
Room in the Lázaro Galdiano Foundation Museum © Ministerio de Cultura
It has an outstanding collection of paintings, with works by the great masters.
The pieces in the museum were brought together by José Lázaro Galdiano, a passionate collector. The collection comprises more than 12,600 paintings, sculptures, silver items, jewels, enamelled and marble items, fabrics, arms… from the 6th century B.C. to the early 20th century. The different European schools are represented in the art gallery, with works by Hieronymus Bosch, Cranach, Reynolds and Constable, amongst others. The core, however, is the Spanish section, with Gothic and Renaissance panels, and works by El Greco, Ribera, Zurbarán, Velázquez, Murillo, Carreño, etc., and an important set of Goya paintings.
To commemorate the 5th Centenary of the Complutensian Polyglot Bible, this exhibition shows a selection of editions of the Bible and medieval codices gathered by collector José Lázaro Galdiano. The venue: Lázaro Galdiano Museum in Madrid.More info
'Enclosed field with ploughman', one of the best-known works of the Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh, goes on display for the first time in Spain in the Lázaro Galdiano Museum.More info
Monday to Saturday
10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Closed: Tuesdays, 1 and 6 January, Easter Thursday, Good Friday, 1 and 15 May, 15 August, 1 November, and 24, 25 and 31 December.
Guided tours in the afternoons: €8
3:30-4:30 pm. Sundays: 2-3 pm.
Children under 12 years