The enormous Prado Museum in Madrid is home to one of Europe's finest collections of art. Spanish Old Masters such as Goya and Velásquez have numerous works in the Prado's collection, along with other leading European art figures like Titan, Bosch and Rubens. Around 2.8 million visitors from around the world visit the Prado each year to see the outstanding art.
Monday to Saturday, 10am to 8pm
Sunday and public holidays, 10am to 7pm
Closed 1 January, 1 May, 25 December.
6 January, 24th and 31st December, 10am to 2pm.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.
Galleries cleared 10 minutes before closing time.
Paseo del Prado, s/n, 28014 Madrid, Spain
The easiest way to get to the Prado Museum is on the underground. The nearest station is Banco de España (Line 2) and a little further away is the Atocha Station on Line 1. There is a bus stop on Paseo del Prado right outside the museum served by bus lines 10, 14, 27, 34, 37 and 45. There are also private car parks within a short walk of the Prado Museum, or you can borrow one of the city's fleet of bikes to beat the traffic jams.