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National Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

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  • External façade of the National Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid © Pablo Casares. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

    External façade of the National Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid © Pablo Casares. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

  • Exhibition room at the National Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid © Pablo Casares. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

    Exhibition room at the National Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid © Pablo Casares. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

  • Tour for children at the National Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid © Pablo Casares. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

    Tour for children at the National Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid © Pablo Casares. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

  • Caravaggio, “Saint Catherine of Alexandria”, c. 1598 © Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

    Caravaggio, “Saint Catherine of Alexandria”, c. 1598 © Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

  • Édouard Manet, “Horsewoman, Full-Face”, c. 1882 © Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

    Édouard Manet, “Horsewoman, Full-Face”, c. 1882 © Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

  • Zurbarán, “Saint Casilda”, c. 1630-1635 © Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

    Zurbarán, “Saint Casilda”, c. 1630-1635 © Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

  

Category

Fine Arts

Owner

State
Paseo del Prado 8
28014 Madrid
Madrid

Telephone+34 917911370

E-mailcavthyssen@museothyssen.org

Websitehttp://www.museothyssen.org

Temporary exhibitions

A journey through the history of art from the 13th to the 20th century.

With close to a thousand works in the exhibition, visitors can admire the major schools and periods of western art, from the Renaissance through Mannerism, Baroque, Rococo, Romanticism and the art of the 19th and 20th centuries to Pop Art.

The collection also includes some movements that are not as represented in collections at other state museums such as Impressionism, Fauvism, German Expressionism and Avant-garde experimentalists from the early 20th century. It also displays its important collection of 19th-century American painting which is unique among European museums. Some of the masters that can be seen include Durero, Rafael, Tiziano, Rubens, Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Manet, Renoir, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Kandinsky, Picasso, Hopper and Rothko.

The private collection was created by Baron Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza and his son. Since 2004, 200 works from the collection of Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza have been added, which complete the styles and genres currently in the museum. In addition to the permanent collection, the museum also has a programme of temporary exhibitions, educational activities, courses and workshops for all audiences.

Essential works

Temporary exhibitions

  • Max Beckmann. From left to right: Self-Portrait with Horn/ Lady with a Mirror. © Neue Galerie, New York, and private collection / © VEGAP, Madrid

    Exhibition: Beckmann. Exile Figures

    A monographic exhibition of Max Beckmann, one of Germany’s leading artists of the twentieth century.

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  • Salvador Dalí, “The Bleeding Roses”, 1930. Oil on canvas, 61 x 50 cm. ABANCA Art Collection

    Dali and Surrealism in the ABANCA Art Collection

    The ABANCA Art Collection covers all European Surrealism from 1923 to 1976 including works from after the Second World War.

    More info

Come and visit

Timetables

Tuesday to Sunday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Monday

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

29 June to 3 September, Tuesday-Saturday: temporary exhibitions until 10:00 pm.

Closed: 1 January, 1 May, 25 December.

Rates

General: €12

Reduced: €8

Children: Free admission

Monday

Free admission

Services

Audio guide

Café / restaurant

Corporate events

Cloakroom service

Programme of cultural activities

Specialist publications

Mother and baby room

Educational workshops

Children's workshops

Shop

Guided tours

Accessibility

Lift

Disabled toilets

Itinerary adapted for the disabled

Ramps

Wheelchairs

Find tourist information in the surroundings

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