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Museo Arqueologico Nacional

Calle Serrano 13, 28001 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 77 79 12
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My favourite museum anywhere

Absolutely incredible museum. I love Madrid's paintings museum. They are world class. But im... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Free museum with wonderful edutainment

Spending 2 hours here is not enough for learning human history sine pre-historic to moderm era, I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Works dating mostly from Hispanic prehistory to the Modern Age, but it also includes some other cultural remains: Greek, Etruscan, Roman and various South American cultures.
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  • Average3%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Calle Serrano 13, 28001 Madrid, Spain
Barrio de Salamanca
+34 915 77 79 12
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible museum. I love Madrid's paintings museum. They are world class. But im more interested in human evolution. I Find it so fascinating. This ace is absolutely full of archaeological finds. And it's organised and explained in a way that anybody can understand. This...More

Thank skankis
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spending 2 hours here is not enough for learning human history sine pre-historic to moderm era, I stunned with free admission. Moreover, the plan is easy to explore beginning with Room number 1then......till the top(3rd floor) with ending at the museum cafe and restaurant. It's...More

Thank jajavalB
Reviewed 4 days ago

As I am fascinated by history and archaeology, this was a "Must See" on my trip. The museum is modern and well-thought out. The exhibits are intriguing as they expand upon the pre-history and historical story of the Iberian Peninsula. The staff at Ticketing was...More

Thank Makana19
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is loads to see here and you could stay all day, which makes it very worth the €3 entry fee (or free on Sundays). Most of the exhibitions are also in English which is really useful as a tourist. It's a good place to...More

Thank CharlieM035
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a highlight of our trip to Madrid. Amazing journey through 170 million years of pre-human and human history, starting with the first peoples of Iberia and ending in the late 18th century. Stunning! Bravo! (We spent 3 hours here and could spend 3...More

Thank Lee W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great tour through Spain's incredibly rich history, especially for only €3. The exhibits are organized in chronological order, and really give a sense of the depth of cultural heritage of this incredible country.

Thank Peregrinator6
Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend you to visit this place if you like history and artifacts in general. The museum is very modern and interactive too, you can play the little screens to make your visit even more interesting and enjoyable. The objects are chronologically or thematically...More

Thank michaelahr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having queued to enter every other museum in Madrid it came as a welcome surprise that we walked straight into this one. The building feels very modern and there were even virtual reality headsets in some of the rooms. The entrance fee is also very...More

Thank sophiawhitham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Museo Arqueologico on a Sunday and lucky for us Sunday's are free. What a nice surprise. The museum coved the history of Spain with display information written in both Spanish and English. The uncrowned museum held many artifacts enclosed in glass cases...More

Thank itradehilton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing collection of antiques. quite a surprise, as one generally wuld go to El Prado, Reina Sofia, Thyssen. having visitred all those a few times before, I went for something different.

Thank martamakenamatambi
Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights
frame the neighbourhood of Barrio Salamanca. With
beautiful condominium buildings that make up most
blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and
quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large
shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle
Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will
reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of
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How do I get there using public transportation
7 April 2017|
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Response from r0ger |
Dear Mommies, It is very easy, there is the Subway an exit COLON or take Cercanias that is another railway system and exit RECOLETOS. Any way, if you google map it it will show you a map with directions and way to get there... More