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Madrid Museums Spain - When paying a visit to the grand city of Madrid, museums are a frequently visited attraction that brings in tourists from all across the globe. Throughout the city, the most important Madrid museums can be found in Castellana, which is filled with a wealth of impressive art. The Prado and the Thyssen Bornemisza present a display of some of the most wondrous paintings and art collections in the world.

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Many other museums in Madrid are just as worthy for a visit. The Museo Cerralbo is housed within a 19th-century mansion that provides access to one of the most personal collections in the city. The Museo Lázaro Galdiano is home to a rare collection of enamel and ivory crafts hailing from the Byzantine era. Medieval gold and silver work is also a popular feature at this site.

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Museo de Telefónica (Telecomunicaciones)
Fuencarral, 3
Madrid, Spain
When visiting this museum, you will encounter a variety of collection items that offer items, such as the Ericsson models from 1895 and 1910m as well as Siemens and General Electric products. A replica of a telephone operator’s switchboard can also be found on the premises.

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Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
Plaza Santa Isabel, 52
Madrid, Spain
When you are in the mood for a day filled with art, this museum is sure to please. The theme of this site involves 20th-century masterpieces from the likes of Dali and Bacon.

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Museo de América
Avenida Reyes Católicos, 6
Madrid, Spain
To explore a wealth of history, this is a great museum to visit. Here, the main topic deals with indigenous American cultures.

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Museo de Antropología
Alfonso XII, 68
Madrid, Spain
A host of artifacts are situated at this museum that explores the ins and outs of many different continents and countries from across the globe. Some of the features to look forward to includes tribal items from Africa, as well as Hindu, Buddhist and Islamic works of art.

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Museo de Ciencias Naturales
José Gutiérrez Abascal, 2
Madrid, Spain
The collection at this museum deals with many different aspects of natural history. Animals and minerals are the main theme of the exhibits at this site. Kids will also enjoy this museum.

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Museo Histórico Minero D. Felipe de Borbón y Grecia
Ríos Rosas, 21
Madrid, Spain
The history of the world and nature can be explored when paying this location a visit. It is here that minerals and fossils come to life.

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Madrid Interesting Facts

  • In 1329, King Fernando V assembled The Court of Madrid for the first time.
  • The famous Kilometre 0, from which all Spain’s 6 National highways start is Puerta del Sol.
  • Picasso’s famous Guernica painting is housed at the Reina Sofia art museum.
  • The Madrid monument The Templo de Debod is an Egyptian monument from 4th century BC.
  • Felipe II made Madrid Spain’s capital back in 1561.
  • San Isidro is the male patron saint of Madrid Spain.
  • Madrilenos celebrate a popular uprising against the French every year on May 2nd.
  • The Teleferico is Madrid’s only cable car.
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