Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum travel guide

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Cortes, Centro, Madrid, Área metropolitana de Madrid y Corredor del Henares, Community of Madrid, Spain
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Introduction to Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is an iconic art museum located in Madrid, Spain. With approximately 671,078 visitors per year, it's an attraction that offers unparalleled experiences. Rated an impressive 5 out of 5 stars by 32,846 visitors, this popular art museum is a must-visit in Spain.

This art museum was designed by the architect Rafael Moneo. The inception of Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum dates back to 1992, while it was officially opened on January 1, 1992. The art museum was named after Thyssen family, a family which descends from Friedrich Thyssen.

Whether you're planning your first visit or returning for another encounter with Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, this travel guide has everything you need to know to make the most of your trip. So just keep on scrolling to uncover all the details you need to make your visit at this art museum nothing short of exceptional.

Located in Madrid, Spain

Located in Madrid, the iconic Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is easy to find and can be explored during a short weekend escape in the beautiful city of Madrid or as a stop on your countrywide road trip in Spain.

Madrid is a perfect holiday destination for those who crave a mix of history, culture, and modern amenities. With its distinct architecture, famous museums, and delicious culinary scene, Madrid offers something for everyone.

Take a stroll through the charming streets and alleys to discover hidden gems and enjoy the local atmosphere. Visit the iconic landmarks and immerse yourself in the city's rich history and culture at top attractions, including the remarkable El Retiro Park, Plaza Mayor, Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, San Miguel Market, and Museo Nacional del Prado.

Whether you're looking to indulge in shopping or explore the nightlife, Madrid has it all. Don't forget to sample the delicious cuisine, from traditional dishes to modern fusion.

Experience the best of both worlds in Madrid - a place where the past meets the present, and you'll create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

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How to get to Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is located in Madrid, Spain, and is easily accessible by several modes of transportation. If you are arriving by plane, Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport is approximately 8.62 miles (13.86 km) away from Madrid. From the airport, you can take a taxi or a shuttle to the city, where Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is located.

If you’re already in Madrid, you can take a bus, taxi or even walk to the art museum. The exact address of the attraction is P. º del Prado, 8, 28014 Madrid, Spain, Spain.

You can also rent a car and drive to Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. With a rental car you will enjoy freedom to explore Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and other top attractions in Madrid at your own pace.

Before you set off on your exciting adventure, keep in mind that following the art museum's no flash policy makes for a more enjoyable visit to Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum.

With your travel plans in place and these guidelines in mind, you're all set for an unforgettable experience at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum tours & tickets

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No visit to Madrid is complete without a trip to Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, one of the most iconic attractions in Spain drawing large crowds of visitors every year. To make the most out of your visit at this unique art museum, consider booking a tour in advance to avoid the lines and guarantee a seamless experience.

Find the best and most popular tours and tickets to Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum starting from 25 EUR below.

Top tours & tickets to Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

Ensure a hassle-free experience at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum by booking a guided tour. The most recommended tour is this Thyssen Museum Small Group Guided Tour , which starts from 47 EUR.

Rated an average of 5 out of 5 stars by 14 travelers, this tour is one of the most popular Cultural Tours in the city. This activity fills up quickly, so make sure to reserve your slot in advance.

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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum travel plans

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Discover the enchanting beauty of Madrid and top attractions like Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum with a perfectly planned holiday package. Our travel packages include everything you need to explore Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and beyond. Whether you're looking for an adventure-filled getaway or a relaxing retreat, our holiday packages to Madrid, Spain, offer a variety of activities and experiences to suit all types of travelers.

Continue reading to find the best travel plans and tips for discovering this one-of-a-kind art museum in Spain.

Top Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum travel plans

The easiest way to plan a holiday including a visit to Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is to book a holiday package.

Choose from vacations ranging from relaxing weekend getaways to exciting city breaks in Madrid, or embark on an adventurous road trip across multiple regions in Spain.

One of the most popular vacation packages among travelers visiting Spain is the 7-Day Spain City Break in Madrid. This all-in-one vacation includes adventure-packed days with visits to famous sites in Madrid, like Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, and plenty of other bucket-list attractions in Spain, including the famous Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Museo Nacional del Prado, San Miguel Market, Kilometre Zero, and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.

If you can extend your stay in Spain for a few more days, you’re in for a treat. Experience the best week and a half of your life with the 10-Day Spain Road Trip from Madrid traveling west to Córdoba, Seville, Mérida, and Valladolid. Your itinerary will be filled with visits to top attractions like Plaza Mayor, Museo Nacional del Prado, El Retiro Park, Puerta de Alcalá, and Palacio de Cristal, in addition to recommendations of the best activities to join along your route. You’ll return home with a camera gallery full of memories from your iconic road trip across Spain.

Enjoy the convenience of having all accommodations, transportation, and activities taken care of before you arrive in Spain. All you need to do is pack your bags and prepare for an unforgettable holiday in Madrid. Discover the best package holidays to Spain below.


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Car rental near Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

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Discovering Spain's captivating landscapes and the iconic Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum becomes a breeze with a rental car. Upon arrival, international travelers can choose from 12 reputable rental car companies near Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport and the city of Madrid, making transportation seamless and efficient.

Spain's rental car companies cater to a variety of preferences, offering vehicles ranging from compact and midsize to premium, estate, and even camper vans or convertibles. To select the perfect ride, consider your itinerary and specific travel plans in Madrid and beyond.

For budget-conscious travelers, OK Mobility currently boasts the most affordable rates, starting at just 12.63 EUR per day or 88.4 EUR per week. Conveniently located at Avenida De Aragón 394, 28022 in Madrid, this rental option ensures you can explore Spain's wonders without breaking the bank.

Where to stay near Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

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Wake up well-rested to a new day of exploring in Madrid by staying at a top-rated hotel in the heart of the city. With the city's most famous attractions like the stunning Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum just a stone's throw away, you'll be in the perfect location to effortlessly immerse yourself in Madrid.

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Other top attractions in Madrid

Madrid offers a diverse range of top attractions. From museums and architectural wonders to sculptures and natural wonders, the city has something for everyone. For the ultimate sightseeing tour around Madrid, there are a number of attractions every itinerary should include, namely El Retiro Park, Plaza Mayor, and Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.

El Retiro Park is a bucket-list urban park and top attraction in Madrid, attracting numerous travelers and locals every year. As evident by its average rating of 5 out of 5 stars in 162,386 reviews, this attraction is a popular place to visit for anyone with time to spend in the city. The exact address of El Retiro Park is 28009 Madrid, Spain.

Another appreciated attraction in Madrid is Plaza Mayor. This is just like El Retiro Park, one of the most popular sites to visit in the city. With an impressive average rating of 5 out of 5 stars among 152,388 visitors, it’s also one of the highest rated. The exact address of this square is Pl. Mayor, 28012 Madrid, Spain.

Santiago Bernabéu Stadium is also a clear favorite among travelers seeking to experience the uniqueness of Madrid. This association football venue and top attraction in Madrid has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 120,158 visitors. Visitors usually spend a moment at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium creating core memories of the city. This attraction is located at the address of Av. De Concha Espina, 1, 28036 Madrid, Spain.

Check out our full list of top attractions in the city of Madrid below.

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Your next adventure is waiting for you in city of Madrid. Explore the map to discover all the incredible attractions you’ll visit on your vacation of a lifetime in Spain.

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