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Opening times and prices

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Opening times:

  • Tuesday to Saturday: from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
  • Sundays and public holidays: from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm / Open on these public holidays in 2024: 28 March (Maundy Thursday), 29 March (Good Friday), 2 May (Madrid Regional Holiday), 15 August (Assumption of the Virgin), 12 October (Columbus Day/Indigenous People's Day), 1 November (All Saints' Day), 9 November (La Almudena, local holiday) and 6 and 8 December (Constitution Day and Immaculate Conception).
  • Evening hours: Thursdays, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm (except 5 January, 28 March (Maundy Thursday), July and August).
  • Closed: Mondays; 1 and 6 January, 1 and 15 May, and 24, 25 and 31 December.

*Ticket sales will end 30 minutes before closing time.

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You can visit us for free on Thursdays (5:00 pm to 8:00 pm) and Saturdays (2:00 pm to 3:00 pm). In addition, you can always visit our temporary exhibitions free of charge.

General admission: €3 Concessions: €1.50 Annual admission card: €25

Other dates when you can visit us for free*:

  • From 1 July to 31 August I Free summer admission due to the closure of floors 3 and 4
  • 18 May (International Museum Day)
  • 18 April (International Day for Monuments and Sites
  • 12 October (Spain’s National Holiday)
  • 6 December (Constitution Day)
  • Other exceptional openings

*Except when these dates fall on a Monday, when the museum is closed.

Special admission Nueva ventana

Subscriptions and cards

Did you know about the wide variety of passes and cards that allow you to visit Our Museums? + info Nueva ventana