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Naval Museum

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The museum is located in a military building so you need a security check and ID. It is free but... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Metuchen, New Jersey
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I wasn't sure what to expect but I enjoy the visit very much. The entrance is free for all, but you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
luminita m
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The Madrid Naval Museum is a State institution which belongs to the Ministry of Defense. The Museum is under the organic command of the Admiral Chief of Naval Staff and is governed by a Board of Trustees (Real Patronato). The Naval Museum is a...more
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Paseo Prado 5, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Paseo del Prado
+34 915 23 85 16
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The museum is located in a military building so you need a security check and ID. It is free but donations appreciated. The models of the ships are excellent and the exhibits are well curated. Shows Spain’s great naval reach. Look for the oldest map...More

1  Thank Ntrekker
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't sure what to expect but I enjoy the visit very much. The entrance is free for all, but you can make a donation if you choose so. Is amazing to see all those ships and what they were capable of doing 200 years...More

Thank luminita m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small museum is a bit of a hidden gem. If you have an interest in maritime history then the exhibition is a must. If you're not so inclined, then at least marvel at some of the fantastic model ships on display. Well worth spending...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's very interesting there was so much to see and so much to hear and it was especially good with a TV in every room giving you visual history I recommended it for families with young children and schools.

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Great museum to see the history of Spanish naval. It costs 3€ but there's a lot to see, so it's worth paying the price.

1  Thank jelchek
Reviewed 16 August 2018

The museum is chock full of a very wide range of items relating to ships and the Spanish navy. As noted by other reviewers, while most of the displays are labeled in Spanish and some of the items are reproductions, overall this is a fascinating...More

2  Thank peartreehill
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Entry fee was just 3 euro per person. Lot to see if you have time. You can get also audio help if needed by extra price.

Thank MaheshP407
Reviewed 31 July 2018

A great museum for history enthusiasts. Covers wide timeframe. Information is only in Spanish so a bit difficult at time. Worth a visit.

Thank KimF2792
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

While the vast majority of the placards were in Spanish, most rooms had an introduction in English as well. There were a great number of captain portraits and ship models and the theme (or flow) wasn’t always obvious but nonetheless if you enjoy looking at...More

1  Thank Marco W
Reviewed 18 July 2018

My husband loved this place. He's a sailor and loves ships. It is centrally located, but non of the locals seem to know that it exists.

Thank Marcia G
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Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard
is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The
world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the
Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and
culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On
weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free
after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue
of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de
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3 March 2016|
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Response from Pascale R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no idea but I don't recall any restriction in any of Madrid's museums.
3 March 2016|
Response from Carmen G | Property representative |
¡Hola Sam! Sí, se permiten fotos sin flash y sin uso comercial ¡Saludos!
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