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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

  • Martín Chambi, Festivity of the Cross. Cuzco, 3 May 1930.

    Martín Chambi. Peru. Castro Prieto

    Two photographers from different periods and with different styles, but one single passion: Peru and its culture. The work of Martín Chambi and Juan Manuel Castro Prieto come together across a space of several decades in this exhibition in the National Anthropology Museum.

    More info

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 and Sunday

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Closing days: Monday

Rates

General: €3

Reduced: €1,50

Services

Corporate events

Programme of cultural activities

Specialist publications

Guided tours

Accessibility

Lift

Disabled toilets

Ramps

Multimedia

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