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Tickets for Prado Museum

1500 paintings from Spanish and other European artists in beautiful surroundings

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 20:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 19:00
Monday:  10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday:  10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday:  10:00 - 20:00
Thursday:  10:00 - 20:00
Friday:  10:00 - 20:00
Best time to visit
Before 11:00 and after 13:30
Highlights
  • This ticket includes access to the museum and entry to the regularly rotating exhibitions
  • 1500 paintings in beautiful surroundings, including works by Spanish luminaries such as Goya and Velázquez
  • Rated by National Geographic as one of the top ten museums in the world
Description

Based on the former Spanish Royal Collection, the Prado is a beautiful old castle with more than a thousand fascinating works on display. From Spanish masters like Velázquez and Goya, to works by Titian, Rembrandt, El Greco, Rubens and more, this is a must-see for the art lover. And with this nifty ticket, both the Permanent and Temporary Exhibitions are yours to explore to your art's content!

Welcome to one of the world's premier art galleries. The more than 7000 paintings held in the Museo del Prado’s collection (although only around 1500 are currently on display) are a penetrating look at the celebrated history of Spanish art.

The collection includes a large number of paintings by Spanish Golden Age golden boy Velázquez, and an overview of the somber, sometimes darkly psychological, works of Goya - widely considered to be the most important Spanish artist of his era.

And it's not just Spanish art - Prado has works by a number of Flemish masters: Peter Paul Rubens, Pieter Bruegel, and Anton Van Dyck. And their collection also includes the remarkable Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch, a weird-as-heck - and thoroughly wonderful - triptych. Full of hallucinatory images of hedonism, it's thought to perhaps be a warning against the temptations of pleasure-seeking but, on the other hand... he makes it all look so good.

With one of the world's finest collections of European art from the 12th century to the early 19th century, housed in a splendid castle, the Museo del Prado is one of the most visited art museums in the world. When you're there, you'll know why.

Make sure to give yourself plenty of time, and go at a relaxed pace; there is so much to see here that it can be overwhelming if you try to race through. Instead, slow down and spend as long as you can - this is Spain, there's no need to rush.

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What's included
  • Fast-track entry to the permanent collection via Jerónimos entrance
  • Timeslot access to the regularly rotating exhibitions
Instructions
  • Enter via the Jerónimos entrance, located on the left side of the box office. This entrance is also indicated by a sign outside the museum
  • Show your smartphone ticket to the staff at the entrance
  • Keep the ticket ready during your visit
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Prado Museum
Paseo del Prado, s/n, 28014, Madrid
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Additional info

Admission Information:

  • The museum opens 10:00 - 14:00 on holidays
  • Last admission 30 minutes before closing
Insider tip

Go in the morning for more chance of peace and quiet. The museum is worth an extended visit, so plan to grab lunch at the excellent Café Prado, then carry on exploring the exhibits. Convenient and delicious.

Soizic
Serial museum visitor at Tiqets
Reviews
Jan 15, 2019
Prado Museum
We didn't wait!
Jan 14, 2019
Prado Museum
Skip the line is so convenient otherwise we would have waited 3-4 hours to buy tickets then wait in line to enter!
Jan 6, 2019
Prado Museum
Better arrive half an hour before opening even with tickets bought by internet Go immediately to the most famous paintings before crowd arrive
Good program printed by the museum to go the most famous works Take 3 hours Enjoy
Jan 4, 2019
Prado Museum
nice trip
Jan 4, 2019
Prado Museum
Very easy to book, very efficient. Absolutely no queue at the dedicated door versus >2hours when queing without tickets
Jan 3, 2019
Prado Museum
Ok
Jan 3, 2019
Prado Museum
Très bien
Jan 2, 2019
Prado Museum
Fantastico... y nuestra guia Maria Segura toda una catedra en historia..
Dec 28, 2018
Prado Museum
Great. Hi to the east side of the building to enter.
Dec 28, 2018
Prado Museum
So nice to be able to enter the Prado so quickly. Makes the excursion effortless!
Reviews

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