One of the most incredible museum in Madrid, relatively unknown, but that you must visit because its has one of the biggest colection with more than 50,000 pieces, including paintings, sculptures, ceramics, furniture, coins, medals, drawings, clocks, weapons, archaeological artefacts from different ancient civilizations inside an amazing 19-century Madrid palace.
Discover the house-museum, created and donated to the Spanish state by Enrique de Aguilera y Gamboa (1845-1922): 17th Marquis of Cerralbo, and travel back in time to see how an aristocratic family lived in the late 19th/early 20th century, stroll comfortably through the different rooms: the Main Portico and Main Staircase, Mezzanine Floor, Main Floor.
-If you want to know more about his life and the history of the palace and founder, click here. (In English)
–Virtual Visit. (In Spanish)
–Room Itinerary (In Spanish)
Until 4th september you will have the opportunity of visiting a temporary exhibition by the british photographer: Shirley Baker called Women, Children and Loitering Men
WHAT IS THERE NEARBY? Debod Temple, Liria Palace, Sabatini Gardens, Royas Monastery of the Encarnación, Royal Palace, Campo del Moro Gardens, Mercado de San Miguel, Plaza de Oriente Square …
Telephone: (+34) 91 547 36 46
Address: Calle Ventura Rodríguez, 17
Metro: Plaza de España (L2, L3, L10), Ventura Rodríguez (L3)
Bus:1, 2, 3, 25, 39, 44, 46, 74, 75, 133, 138, 147, 148, C1, C2
Local train: Madrid-Príncipe Pío
General entry: 3 €
Reduced entry: 1.50 €
Free entry: Sat from 2:00pm / Thu: 5.00pm – 8.00pm / Sun & holidays: 18 April, 18 May, 12 October, 6 December
Tue-Sat 9:30am – 3:00pm.
Thu 5:00pm – 8:00pm.
Sun & holidays: 10:00am – 3:00pm.