On Museum Day, we take you on a tour
Let's start, of course, on the Paseo del Arte, where three spectacular art galleries are located: the Prado Museum, the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum and the Reina Sofía Museum. A must!
🚇 Estación del Arte (L1)
Close by, you can visit the National Museum of Anthropology, on Calle Alfonso XII, or, if you prefer to learn about a craft, the Royal Tapestry Factory.
🚇 Atocha Renfe and Menéndez Pelayo (L1)
The L1 also takes you to other interesting museums: the History Museum of Madrid, in the Real Hospicio de San Fernando (🚇 Tribunal), the Printing Museum (🚇 Sol, Tirso de Molina, Latina) or the Lope de Vega House Museum (🚇 Antón Martín and Sol).
Let's change lines and go to Ópera (L2 and L5), where, without leaving the metro, you can visit the Caños del Peral, the largest underground archaeological museum in Madrid, with remains from the 16th and 17th centuries.
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Leave the Metro and walk to the Royal Palace, the largest in Western Europe, and to the Almudena Cathedral, where you can visit its museum.
Returning to L2, near 🚇 Banco de España you have the Naval Museum and the Museum of the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO). If you get off at 🚇 Sevilla or 🚇 Sol (L1, L2 and L3), you can go over to the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando.
Let's move on to line 3! From there, you can go to the Cerralbo Museum and the Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art (🚇 Plaza de España and 🚇 Ventura Rodríguez). And if you like trains, the Museo del Ferrocarril, in Delicias.
🚇Colón station, on line 4, gives access to the Wax Museum and from this station, as well as from 🚇 Serrano and 🚇 Retiro (L2), you can get to the National Archaeological Museum.
Line 5 takes you to one of the most original museums, the Museo de Escultura al Aire Libre, under the flyover between Juan Bravo and Eduardo Dato, which offers an interesting collection of Spanish abstract sculpture.
🚇 Rubén Darío.
Lines 1, 5 and 10 take you to the Sorolla Museum and the Lázaro Galdiano Museum. And from Gregorio Marañón to the Museum of Natural Sciences.
🚇 Rubén Darío (L5), Gregorio Marañón (L7 and L10), Iglesia (L1)
Let's now go to L6: at 🚇 Ciudad Universitaria you have the Museo de América and the Museo del Traje. And at 🚇 O'Donnell you can visit the Mint Museum, which offers a journey through the history of numismatics.
Let's continue our route on L10 and get romantic, because from both 🚇 Tribunal (L1 and L10) and from 🚇 Alonso Martínez (L4, 5 and 10), you can get to the Museo del Romanticismo, which recreates the life of the high bourgeoisie between 1833 and 1868.
And, of course, we haven't forgotten our Metro museums. Do you know the ghost station of Chamberí, the Nave de Motores and the exhibition of historic trains in Chamartín? Book your visit and don't miss them: museosmetromadrid.es