Free museums in Madrid

By now you should know that Madrid It is one of the most advanced cities in Europe on a cultural level. Not only for the majesty and works that we can find in the famous Prado Museum, which each year attracts millions of visitors eager to land in the capital of Spain.

In Madrid there are others many museums, and some of them are free. Do you want to meet and visit them without paying a single euro? Pay attention!

Lope de Vega House Museum

On Calle Cervantes number 11 is this highly recommended museum. In the historic center of Madrid you can see what a common house from the 17th century was like. The known poet It lived there during its last 25 years of life and today anyone can visit it from Tuesday to Sunday between 10:00 and 18:00. Of course, you have to book in advance because they are guided tours in groups of 15 people.

Contemporary Art Museum

It is in the Conde Duque Cultural Center, on Conde Duque street number 9. Its exhibitions are quite a spectacle, be they photographic, sculptural or pictorial. You can go from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. It is also open on Sundays, although in this case the hours are from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

San Isidro Museum

In Plaza de San Andrés 2 there is more than anecdotes about San Isidro. You can also soak up the history of Madrid from its beginnings to the 9th century. You can visit it from Tuesday to Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (including holidays).

ABC Museum of Drawing and Illustration

In Calle Amaniel 29 there is an essential building for lovers of illustration and comics. You can see a wide collection with samples from more than 120 years ago without paying a single euro, although it is true that they suggest a donation of 3 euros to maintain it. It can be visited between 11:00 and 20:00 (between 10:00 and 14:00 on Sundays).

Municipal Printing - Book Arts

The history of the printing It has an important space in Calle de la Concepción Jerónima 15. Since its inception in the 20th century, one can see how it has evolved by going from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 20:00.

Madrid History Museum

We are located on Calle Fuencarral 78 to see a beautiful building that hides a lot of history inside. It is the Royal Hospice of San Fernando, from the 18th century, and it shows us temporary and permanent exhibitions. Paintings, models, drawings, cartography ... All that and much more from Tuesday to Sunday between 10:00 and 20:00.

Mint Museum

Located on Calle Doctor Esquerdo 36, it allows you to enjoy collections of numismatics, philately, tickets, lotteries and library. In addition, you can also see the machines of the National Mint and Timbre-Real Casa de la Moneda. They open from Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.).

Museum of the National Library

It is on Paseo de Recoletos 20-22, and is known as the old Book Museum. The history of the National Library and the Quijote classroom await you. Admission is always free and it is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. You can request a guided tour.

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