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Museo Arqueologico Nacional

Calle Serrano 13, 28001 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 77 79 12
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Thank You for this time spent in Madrid. It was a lovely time and amazing moments we could... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katowice, Poland
Well done. Kids enjoyed it too.

My kids (8 and 10) really enjoyed the mummies and the pre history areas. Lots to see and lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Works dating mostly from Hispanic prehistory to the Modern Age, but it also includes some other cultural remains: Greek, Etruscan, Roman and various South American cultures.
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  • Average3%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Calle Serrano 13, 28001 Madrid, Spain
Barrio de Salamanca
+34 915 77 79 12
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank You for this time spent in Madrid. It was a lovely time and amazing moments we could celebrete,

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids (8 and 10) really enjoyed the mummies and the pre history areas. Lots to see and lot of variety...art, sculpture, and jewlery. Everything you would expect, but the videos really told the story so well and made it easy for the kid espciallly...More

Thank travelmore2day
Reviewed 1 week ago

The permanent collection is impeccably arranged in an easily accessible and modern setting. The possibility of downloading a free audioguide app for phone and tablet is also great.

Thank Telera1701
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I entered the museum because we walked past it and ended up having an incredible time. The interactive displays help anyone of any age to understand the history of Spain and its archeology. The variety or exhibited sculptures and findings are incredibly...More

Thank Sofia A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As an archaeologist myself, I am generally highly critical of museums. But this one is just plain great. Communicates the very complicated history of human occupation of Spain in a very clear yet detailed way. Creative use of space, technology (including VR headsets), and architecture....More

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spain is a huge country with a long History. The National Museum of Archaeology let us to take an overview of civilizations that have been living in actual spanish territories. The early archaeology development un spain is relates with diggins in Italy and Egipt. The...More

Thank Antonio V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is a a jewel with very significant pieces organized in a very clever and didactic way. The renovation was completed last year and it is magnific giving a modern twist to ancestral pieces. Takes several visits to fully appreciate.

Thank rpedro2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plan at least half a day. If really into it, one could spent an entire day here and not scratch the surface. Excellent exhibits.

Thank JoanieCat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have not visited the MAN since I was a child and wanted to revisit it. I found it very much changed, and for the better. Of course, it still has things to improve, but the visit is worth it.

Thank Jac-and-Jek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is brilliant! The museum is huge so make sure to have enough time. The exhibits are all well done with lots of information. Must-see when in Madrid!!

Thank elzybeth
Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights
frame the neighbourhood of Barrio Salamanca. With
beautiful condominium buildings that make up most
blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and
quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large
shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle
Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will
reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of
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7 April 2017|
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Response from r0ger |
Dear Mommies, It is very easy, there is the Subway an exit COLON or take Cercanias that is another railway system and exit RECOLETOS. Any way, if you google map it it will show you a map with directions and way to get there... More