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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

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  • Villahermosa Palace, site of the museum © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

    Villahermosa Palace, site of the museum © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

  • Villahermosa Palace, site of the museum © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

    Villahermosa Palace, site of the museum © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

  • Room in the museum © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

    Room in the museum © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

  • Giovanni Bellini. 'Nunc dimittis'. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum © Turespaña

    Giovanni Bellini. 'Nunc dimittis'. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum © Turespaña

  • Paul Gauguin. 'Mata Mua' ('Once upon a time'), 1892 © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

    Paul Gauguin. 'Mata Mua' ('Once upon a time'), 1892 © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

  

Category

Fine Arts

Owner

Private
Paseo del Prado 8
28014 Madrid
Madrid

Telephone+34 902760511

E-mailmtb@museothyssen.org

Websitehttp://www.museothyssen.org

Temporary exhibitions

Tradition and history of a legacy.

One of the best private collections of paintings in the world.

For several generations, the family collected a large number of works that today are exhibited in this museum. The architect Rafael Moneo remodelled and renovated the Villahermosa Palace, a building from the early 19th century, for this very purpose. It is said that this museum is the perfect complement to the Prado and Reina Sofía museums, because it bridges the gaps in their respective collections. There are splendid works, dating from the 14th century up to the masterly pop art of the 20th century. This is a wonderful place for a journey through the different "Isms" of art, starting with Impressionism. A new building with 18 rooms, which houses the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, has recently been added to the museum. Two of these rooms are used for temporary exhibits.

Essential works

Temporary exhibitions

  • Black satin evening gown, designed for Audrey Hepburn in

    Exhibition: Hubert de Givenchy

    First major retrospective on the French designer Hubert de Givenchy. It is the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum's first foray into the world of fashion.

    More info
  • Raoul Dufy. The little palm, 1905. Oil on canvas. 91 x 79 cm. © Colección Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza en depósito en el Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

    Exhibition: Raoul Dufy. Exterior to interior

    The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum revisits the work of the artist Raoul Dufy through this exhibition focusing on his more introspective, reflexive and personal side.

    More info
  • Partial view of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Madrid © Ministerio de Cultura

    Exhibition Zurbarán: A New Perspective

    In summer 2015, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum will be offering an exhibition on the Extremadura artist Francisco de Zurbarán.

    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

Closed: Mondays, 1 January, 1 May and 25 December.

Rates

General: €10

Reduced: €7

Monday

Free admission

Discount (only at ticket office with proof): over-65s, pensioners, students, Youth Card holders, disabled persons, large families and Fine Art teachers.

Free admission: under-12s, unemployed persons (with ID).

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Very interesting

Activities

Detail: Sebastiano del Piombo,

Dec 20, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

Children's activity, Workshop

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum - Madrid
Christmas family workshop: Dear Carondelet

Partial view of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Madrid © Ministerio de Cultura

Jan 10, 2015 to Apr 11, 2015

Children's activity

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum - Madrid
Young people's workshop: What are you looking at? 2015

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