Prado Museum in Madrid re-opens!

Tomorrow (Saturday 6th June) the enormous Prado Museum in Madrid will re-open, together with some other museums and monuments in the Spanish capital. Over the weekend, the entrance will be for free, and from Monday 8th June during the next 3 months, tickets will cost 50% of their normal rates. Come & say Hello to Goya, Velázquez, El Greco, Rubens and all the other maestros!

Safety measures will be in place, i.e. maximum use of 30% of the maximum capacity of the museum, several expositions are closed, obligation for 1,50 m distancing to next visitor at any time, hand-sanitizers all over, wardrobes and cupboards closed etc.

Prado Museum: The highlight museum in Spain is among the most prominent museums of the world. It features some of the most important and richest paintings worldwide, holding an impressive collection of Spanish art (Velazquez, El Greco, Goya, Ribera, Murillo, Zurbaran) and significant collections of Italian (Titian, Raphael, Tintoretto, Fra Angelico) and Flemish paintings (Bosch, Rubens, Van Dyke) together with paintings of German origin (Dürer, Cranach). Self-evident the museum shows some classical sculptures. The building itself is a beautiful example of neoclassical architecture from the 18th century.

See also: Destination Madrid