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Museo Sorolla

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Address: Paseo General Martinez Campos 37, 28010 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 913 10 15 84
09:30 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 09:30 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

The Sorolla Museum preserves the original atmosphere of both home and study...

The Sorolla Museum preserves the original atmosphere of both home and study of the painter Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (Valencia, 1863 - Cercedilla, 1923). It houses the richest collection of his works, colourful paintings irradiating light and vitality. It is one of the more complete and best preserved artist homes remaining in Europe. The garden, also designed by himself, is a beautiful oasis in the city.

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Forget the Prado, forget the Thyssen..

...If you're one of the few who know Sorolla, then you don't need this review, and if you don't know him then you have a treat coming when you see this Spanish impressionist's... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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...If you're one of the few who know Sorolla, then you don't need this review, and if you don't know him then you have a treat coming when you see this Spanish impressionist's glorious Valencian beach scenes, among others, in the entrancing museum that was his home. In Madrid don't miss this!

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is Sorolla's house. It has many of his paintings and house is preserved as it was. I like Sorolla's art. They are full of light and joy. The museum is very affordable, entrance fee is only 3 euros. House has a nice garden where you can seat and relax.

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Almeria, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a great surprise we had when we found out this little museum. It is located in the former house of Mr. Sorolla himself, filled with paintings, sculptures and furnitures. On the second floor, there is also an exhibition of pictures taken by one of his friend, so we can see how he was painting and leaving, simply great! On... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Museo Soralla is one of the jewels in the art crown of Madrid! It is an incredibly modest amount to go into the house which was Sorolla's own home and 'work place' and the exhibits change regularly with special exhibitions. It is a simple place to visit by bus and we would never go to Madrid without making a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum, the home of Sorolla and his family, isn't a gem just because of its collection but also because of its compact size and clear focus - a bit of a relief after the mammoth collections of the Prado and Thyssen, wonderful as they are!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Tiny but with a lot to enjoy and learn. Aside of visiting the house and seeing his work, i was amazed with the photography exhibition documenting his life. Completely worth it!

Thank Ivelise G
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect setting to view Sorolla's paintings! Easy walk from Hotel Orfila.Gardens are beautiful in May.

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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Near Paseo de la Castellana, this beautiful house/museum, was the place of residence/ studio of the spanish (from Valencia) painter Joaquin Sorolla. Called the painter of the 'LIGHT' his work is beautifully displayed. There are other antique pieces and photographs. Worth a visit!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great family house with a wonderful collection of Sorolla work. Inexpensive entrance fee. Very easy access by metro and a short walk.

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Tipperary, Ireland
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Most people have heard of Jon Singer Sargeant but a lot of people don't know of Sorolla who was working at the same period. His house and studio show a wonderful collection of his work and convey some of the atmosphere of what was his home . His paintings are superb. The house is set in pretty formal garden.

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