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Skip the Line: Madrid Prado Museum Entrance Ticket

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    Visit: Prado National Museum, Calle Ruiz de Alarcon 23, 28014 Madrid Spain

    The Prado (Museo Nacional del Prado) and its collections of paintings, drawings, and sculpture reflect the history of Spain, whose waning role on the international stage in the 19th century reduced its appeal for foreign artists. Spanish artists now trained and worked abroad: in Rome at the beginning of the century, and from the mid-century onward in Paris, the new world capital of art. The nationalistic fervor that characterized the entire century, reflected by Spanish artists in canvases celebrating the country’s peoples, landscapes and history, and the Disentailment of ecclesiastical possessions which, when they entered the Prado from the Museo de la Trinidad, significantly enriched the original holdings from the Royal Collection, are all reflected in the Museum’s collections, which terminate in 1881, the year of Picasso’s birth.

    While primarily oriented towards painting, these collections also include outstanding examples of sculpture, the decorative arts and works on paper, from antiquity to the 19th century.

    Exchange your admission voucher anytime during museum opening hours.
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    Departure Point
    Prado Museum
    Departure Time
    8/7/2017 - 7/19/2020Monday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Tuesday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Wednesday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Thursday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Friday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Saturday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Sunday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Duration
    1h
    Inclusions
    • Admission Ticket
    • Entry/Admission - Prado National Museum
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • The museum has a free locker and cloakroom service available at all access points
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    We should have skipped the line. Much easier to purchase online and get directly in because if you don't, you'll be waiting awhile to enter. The Prado is well worth visiting because of the amount of artwork viewable. The numbering of the rooms is definitely confusing, and the
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    Prado is great! So many highlights. I spent 2 days in the museum, but i could have spent a whole week. I hope to come back soon. It's Paradise for artlovers.
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    The museum is excellent! The tour service provided through Headcount is not! The summary implies a private tour in the chosen language lasting 2 hrs- The tour we got was in a group of 15 , with both languages (Spanish and English) lasting one hour (30 min if you remove the
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    I didn't know what to expect but this is a most modern gallery with the best historic paintings I've ever seen. A match to the Louvre and well worth a visit.
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    During busy times, if you just go there and get in the line to buy tickets, you'll regret. You'll be treated differently. They have a separate "CHANGE" line specifically for online ticket purchasers to exchange for real tickets and online purchasers have HIGHER priority. You
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    Patty W
    90
    So much to see so take you time!
    So much to see with so much history! A must if in Madrid! We spent so much time walking around. The line was long
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    Darren T
    Staplehurst, United Kingdom
    6324
    Fabulous!
    If you come to Madrid, you have to come here. Packed full of fascinating pieces and history. We had so much to
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    Timothy K
    Long Branch, New Jersey
    170
    Gorgeous paintings
    Really incredible works stored here. The experience was amazing! Be aware that there are no cameras allowed inside!
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    Laurel M
    Calgary, Canada
    454187
    Preplan your visit
    As others have mentioned, the layout of this museum is very odd. Very rambling and we found we were going in
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    Bella P
    Beit Dagan, Israel
    30
    great collection, quite poor oudio guide
    Needless to say that the Prado Museum has a fabulous art collection. However, it was hard to follow with the audio
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    Ian A
    Matlock, United Kingdom
    2318
    A slightly narrow collection
    The layout Is bizarre, the staff a little rude and this isn’t a balanced exhibition with it’s overwhelmingly
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    Alyssa P
    Arlington, Virginia
    91
    Nice but a bit overwhelming
    Nice collection but the organization mystified me. There seemed to be no rhyme or reason. Over all it is a very
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    Valeriya K
    3215
    Reach collection
    Number one to visit in Madrid. Goya painting are so beautiful. I recommend to buy an audio guide and it is better
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    schneiderdw
    Altamonte Springs, Florida
    548
    Free admission 6-8PM mon-sat
    I had only two nights in Madrid and definitely wanted to see the Prado. I found out they had free admission from
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    Coaldawg
    Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
    13535
    The paintings are great!
    Get a tour guide. There is so much history and so many stories behind the paintings that the guide can help you
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