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National Anthropology Museum

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  • Façade of the National Anthropology Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

    Façade of the National Anthropology Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

  • Interior of the National Anthropology Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

    Interior of the National Anthropology Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

  • Interior of the National Anthropology Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

    Interior of the National Anthropology Museum © Ministerio de Cultura

  • Interior of the National Anthropology Museum. Sala de Asia Room © Ministerio de Cultura

    Interior of the National Anthropology Museum. Sala de Asia Room © Ministerio de Cultura

  

Category

Ethnography and anthropology

Owner

State
Calle Alfonso XII, 68
28014 Madrid
Madrid

Telephone+34 915395995 - +34 915306418

Fax+34 914677098

Websitehttp://mnantropologia.mcu.es/

Temporary exhibitions

Discovering other peoples and cultures

The National Anthropology Museum enables visitors to explore the richness and diversity of existing cultures all over the world.

The National Anthropology Museum displays collections of objects and documents that belong to a wide variety of peoples of Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceania, mainly objects from the everyday life, rituals and beliefs, war and clothing. It provides a global view of culture that enables visitors to compare and understand the objects displayed and find cultural similarities and differences between them. The aim is to promote values of cultural pluralism and intercultural understanding.

Essential works

Temporary exhibitions

  • The snake cannot devour you. 2007. Fernando Nguema © Museo Nacional de Antropología

    Exhibition: Fernando Nguema and his Fang universe

    As part of the series on Equatorial Africa, “Ubuntu, in the Heart of Africa”, the National Museum of Anthropology exhibits works by the sculptor from Equatorial Guinea, Fernando Nguema, inspired by the cultural traditions of the Fang.

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  • From left to right: Jacques Bana Yanga, dancer, choreographer, and director of the ME YA BE Festival, and Valériane Ndena, head of the World Food Programme (WFP). © María Primo

    Exhibition: Portraits of a new Congo. Photos by María Primo de Rivera

    This exhibition at the National Museum of Anthropology shows the most optimistic side of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The men and women portrayed by María Primo de Rivera represent hope for change in the African country.

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  • Photographs of the Philippines exhibition © Museo Nacional de Antropología

    Images of an exhibition. The Philippines in the Retiro

    With a selection of images, the National Museum of Anthropology commemorates the General Exhibition of the Philippines, held in 1887 in Madrid’s Retiro Park.

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Collections

The museum's collection is part of the collective catalogue of the Digital Network of Spanish Museum Collections (CERES), conceived as a space for dissemination which enables visitors to browse the various museum collections using the identifying features of each item (author, type of object, iconography, etc.).


Come and visit

Timetables

Tuesday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

9:30 AM to 8:00 PM

Public holidays

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Closing days: Monday

Closed: 1, 6 January, 1 May, 24, 25 ,31 December.

Rates

General: €3

Reduced: €1,50

Sunday

Free admission

Admission free: Saturdays, from 2.30 pm.

Services

Corporate events

Programme of cultural activities

Specialist publications

Guided tours

Accessibility

Lift

Disabled toilets

Ramps

Reservations

E-mail: visitas.mna@mecd.es

Website: http://entradasmuseos.mecd.es/ventaonline/portada.aspx

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