Do you like art and are you looking for the best art museums to visit in Spain? These are the ones:
Royal Palace of MadridMadridThe Royal Palace of Madrid is the official residence of the Spanish royalty but is used only for state ceremonies. Visitors can see the marvelous interior decorations, made using various materials, from marble to mahogany. The palace is also home to Royal Armoury of Madrid. Surrounded by large and p
Prado National MuseumMadridThe Prado National Museum holds and exhibits one of the largest collections of European art in the world. It contains more than 7,600 paintings, some of them on the display here and some on loan in other museums. Being one of the most visited art museums in the world, the Prado National Museum is ho
Casa BatllóBarcelonaCasa Batlló is a building in the city centre of Barcelona that was designed by Antoni Gaudí, which is considered one of his masterpieces. Casa Batlló has been open to the public since 2002. You can visit the former residence of the Batlló family (Noble Floor), the former storerooms and laundry rooms
IDEAL Centre d'Arts DigitalsBarcelona
Thyssen-Bornemisza MuseumMadridThe Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is a museum in Madrid that houses one of the largest collections of art in the world, with more than 1,600 paintings. The museum pays special attention to Italian primitive and Anglophone art. The highlights of the exhibitions in the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum include El
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Queen Sofia Arts CenterMadridThe Queen Sofia Arts Center (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía) is a museum in Madrid that is named after Queen Sofía. The museum houses a ginormous collection of Spanish art of the 20th century, with works by Dalí, Picasso, Miró and many others. One of the highlights of the permanent exhibi
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Guggenheim Museum BilbaoBilbaoThe Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art in Bilbao that is designed by Canadian architect Frank Gehry. It is one of the museums that belongs to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. The most striking feature of the museum is the innovativ, e building in which it is lo
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Fundacio Joan MiroBarcelonaLocated in a modern building, art gallery Fundacio Joan Miro is dedicated to the great Surrealist painter Joan Miró, who was born in Barcelona. The museum displays many of his paintings, sculptures, and drawings. In addition, there is a special area designated for promoting young experimental artist
La PedreraBarcelonaCasa Milà, popularly known as ‘La Pedrera’ (the stone quarry), an ironic allusion to the resemblance of its façade to an open quarry, was constructed between 1906 and 1912 by Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926). For its uniqueness, artistic and heritage value have received major recognition and in 1984 was ins
National Archaeological Museum MadridMadridThe National Archaeological Museum Madrid (Museo Arqueológico Nacional) is a museum in Madrid with numismatic, archaeological and ethnographical finds. Visitors can discover four floors of historical artifacts from different periods, from Prehistory and Protohistory, to the Middle Ages and the moder
Museu PicassoBarcelonaMuseu Picasso is a museum full of drawings and paintings by the famous artist. The museum is housed in five palaces dating back to the 13th and 14th centuries. Opened in 1963, it was the first museum dedicated to Picasso's work. The permanent collection comprises more than 3,500 artworks. Most of th
Fundació Miró MallorcaPalma
Sorolla MuseumMadridThe Sorolla Museum in Madrid holds and exhibits work by the artist Joaquín Sorolla, as well as members of his family such as his daughter Elena. Sorolla excelled in the painting of portraits, landscapes and monumental works of social and historical themes. The museum is housed in what was originally
Museo Carmen Thyssen MálagaMálagaThe Carmen Thyssen Museum (Museo Carmen Thyssen Málaga) is an art museum in Málaga that mainly focuses on 19th-century Spanish painting, predominantly Andalusian. The main part of the collection of the museum is based on the collection of Carmen Cervera, the third wife of Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen
Mies van der Rohe PavilionBarcelonaThe Barcelona Pavilion was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich. It is an important building for modern architecture that inspired many other buildings. The building was part of the german part of a 1929 exhibition.
Museo Picasso MálagaMálagaThe Museo Picasso Málaga is an art museum in Málaga, dedicated to Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright Pablo Picasso. Málaga is the city where Picasso was born. The Picasso Museum in Málaga is housed in the Buenavista Palace and holds around 285 work
Museum of Fine Arts of SevilleSevilleThe Museum of Fine Arts of Seville is is an art museum in Seville that is considered one of the most important art museums in Spain. The museum holds a collection of mainly Spanish visual arts from the medieval period to the early 20th century, and is especially known for its baroque Sevillian paint
Bilbao Fine Arts MuseumBilbaoThe Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is an art museum in Bilbao, located inside the Doña Casilda Iturrizar park. It is one of the richest Spanish museums outside Madrid, with its extensive collection of Basque, Spanish and European art from the Middle Ages to contemporary. The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum holds w
Casa de la GuitarraSeville
Cerralbo MuseumMadridThe Cerralbo Museum is a museum in Madrid that is housed in a historical mansion where it exhibits an extensive collection of artwork (over 50.000 objects). The museum is named after the marquis of Cerralbo, who used to own it. What was once considered the greatest private art collection in Spain, c
Fundación MAPFRE Madrid – Sala RecoletosMadrid
Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de MálagaMálagaThe Contemporary Art Center of Malaga (CAC Málaga, Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Málaga) is a cultural initiative of the City of Malaga that aims to disseminate the plastic arts of the twentieth and twenty-first century. CAC Málaga has an area of close to 2400 square meters available as exhibition
Coleccion del Museo RusoMálagaColeccion del Museo Ruso (Colección del Museo Ruso San Petersburgo Málaga) is housed in the building of the former Royal Tobacco Factory in Malaga. It is the first European subsidiary of the Russian institution. The museum shows permanent collections in their exhibitions on an annual or semi-annual
Museo Lázaro GaldianoMadridThe Museo Lázaro Galdiano in Madrid features José Lázaro Galdiano´s collection of art from wide range of periods. It contains important collections of valuable works from the prehistoric period to the nineteenth century, with a focus on Iberian work, including paintings by great painters, such as Bo
Círculo de Bellas ArtesMadrid
Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando MuseumMadridThe Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando is the academy where many notables such as Picasso, Dalí or Goya studied. The academy has been transformed into an exhibition space and now serves as an art museum: the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando Museum. One of the higlights of this pla
Museu Europeu d'Art Modern MEAMBarcelonaHoused in the Renaissance Gomis Palace, Museu Europeu d'Art Modern MEAM displays collections of modern paintings and sculptures of the 20th and 21st centuries by contemporary artists from all around the world. Such exhibitions contain artworks created by living artists.
Hospital de los VenerablesSevilleThe Hospital de los Venerables in Seville is a 17th-century Baroque building that was used as a hospital and a textile factory in the past. Now it houses the Velázquez Centre, an exhibition center dedicated to the famous Spanish painter Diego Velázquez. There is also a central courtyard with a fount
National Museum of Ceramics and Decorative Arts González MartíValenciaNational Museum of Ceramics and Decorative Arts González Martí (Museo Nacional de Cerámica y de las Artes Suntuarias González Martí) is an art museum in Valencia that is housed in the 18th century Palace of the Marqués de Dos Aguas, a fine example of Rococo architecture. It is a national museum of c
The Gaudí Exhibition CenterBarcelonaThe Gaudí Exhibition Center is the starting point of the Gaudí route. To learn about the life and the work of this universal architect, a visit to the exhibition Walking with Gaudí is essential. This extensive collection reveals his enormous creativity and imagination as well as the revolutionary
Gaudi House MuseumBarcelonaThe former residence of the architect Antoni Gaudí now serves as a museum. The museum is devoted to his work and is an eyecatcher for the Park Güell. It was designed by his friend Francesc d’Assís Berenguer i Mestres. Antoni Gaudí i Cornet lived in this house from 1906 to 1925. Some rooms are still
Reial Monestir de Santa María de PedralbesBarcelona
Museo Fallero de ValenciaValenciaMuseo Fallero de Valencia is a museum in the Spanish city of Valencia that is dedicated to the city's unique and internationally known festival. The collection of the museum consists of the best figurines made over the years. Each year, the best falla (figurine) is saved from the fire and put into t
The Neomudéjar MuseumMadrid
Archaeological Museum of CórdobaCórdobaThe Archaeological Museum of Córdoba is housed in the former palace of the Páez de Castillejo and a contemporary building built next to it. Its collections consists of a wide variety of pieces that range from Prehistory to the Late Middle Ages. Underground, the museum displays the archaeological rem
Design Museum of BarcelonaBarcelonaThe Design Museum of Barcelona is a cultural center comprises of three museums that were formerly housed in the Pedralbes Royal Palace: the Decorative Arts Museum, the Textile and Clothing Museum and the Graphic Arts Cabinet. The fashion collections trace the history of fashion from the 7th century
L'HemisfèricValenciaL'Hemisfèric was designed by Santiago Calatrava and built in 1998, and was the first building of the whole Arts and Science complex. Both the cinema and planetarium housed here use IMAX technologies, which create an interactive experience for its visitors on science and technology. Movies screened a
MACBA: Museu d'Art Contemporani de BarcelonaBarcelonaMACBA: Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona is situated in a modern building with glass walls and is home to a precious collection of contemporary art. The museum exhibits mainly works by Catalan and Spanish artists including Antoni Tàpies and Paul Klee, but some works by some international artists
Fundacio MapfreBarcelonaFundacio Mapfre shows a large collection of art coming from various periods of history gathered by Francisco Godia.
Fundació Antoni TàpiesBarcelonaDesigned by Domènech i Montaner, museum Fundació Antoni Tàpies is dedicated to the artist Antoni Tàpies, a Catalan sculptors and painters of the 20th century Spain. The museum houses an extensive collection of Tàpies’ work as well as artworks of other contemporary artists. It combines temporary exhi
CaixaForumBarcelonaThe CaixaForum is a former factory that has been turned into an art gallery which opened in 2002. The art nouveau building consists of an exhibition space, a media library, auditorium, classrooms and a restaurant. It puts on mainly temporary exhibitions of contemporary artists. Concerts and conferen
Monasterio de las Descalzas RealesMadrid
Archivo General de IndiasSevilleArchivo General de Indias (The General Archive of the Indies) is housed in the ancient merchants' exchange of Seville and holds the valuable archival documents that illustrate the history of the Spanish Empire in the Americas and the Philippines. The building, called Casa Lonja de Mercaderes, is a g
Fundación Picasso - Museo NatalMálagaFundación Picasso - Museo Natal aims to promote and promulgate the work of the Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright Pablo Picasso. The building that is now home to the foundation and the birthplace museum is the birthplace of the artist. The museum d
Matadero MadridMadridMatadero Madrid, located in the Arganzuela district of Madrid, is a unique blend of history and modernity. Once a slaughterhouse, it has been transformed into a contemporary arts centre. This transformation has allowed the building to retain its historical significance while also serving as a hub for contemporary art and culture.
IKONO MadridMadridThe IKONO concept is revolutionizing the leisure sector by allowing its customers to enjoy different ikonic spaces where they can experience unique and incomparable moments. This challenges the creativity of visitors, who are the protagonists: with a young and groundbreaking project that offers
Museo de MálagaMálagaThe Museo de Málaga is a museum in Málaga that includes the collections of the former Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes and Museo Arqueológico Provincial. The museum holds a collection of more than 2,000 pieces related to the Fine Arts and over 15,000 related to Archaeology.
Museum Magic WorldBarcelonaIn the Museo Magic World you are the star on your own stage: Can you imagine finding yourself next to a superstar on the loo or escaping a crocodile at the last minute? How about walking on birds in the sky and flying in a room? Everything is possible, and there is even photographic evidence... S
Liria Palace - Casa de Alba FoundationMadridLiria Palace - Casa de Alba Foundation (Palacio de Liria - Fundacion Casa de Alba) is a Neo-classical palace that was built in the 18th and renovated in the 20th century. It houses a collection of European art, including paintings, engravings, sculptures and decorative arts. It holds works by famous
Museo Goya Colección IbercajaZaragozaMuseo Goya Colección Ibercaja (The Goya Museum - Ibercaja Collection - Camón Aznar Museum) is a museum of fine arts in Zaragoza, housed in the Pardo Renaissance palace. The museum houses more than 1,000 works, of which around 500 are exhibited in the permanent exhibition. The collection of works of
Museo de Julio Romero de TorresCórdobaMuseo de Julio Romero de Torres (The Julio Romero de Torres Museum) is a museum in Córdoba, which is known for holding the largest collection of the Cordoba painter Julio Romero de Torres. The museum is housed in the building of the old Hospital de la Caridad, where the Museum of Fine Arts of Córdob
Museo de Bellas Artes de ValenciaValenciaMuseo de Bellas Artes de Valencia is one of the most prominent art museums in Valencia and is housed in the St. Pius V Palace. The museum holds a collection that mainly consists of primitive Valencian masters, but also examples of contemporary art. Highlights of the exhibition include paintings by G
Es Baluard Contemporary Art MuseumPalmaEs Baluard Contemporary Art Museum is an art museum in Palma that houses some of the greatest exhibitions by artists of 20th century. Artists exhibited here include artists such as Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Joan Miro and Rebecca Horn. The museum is a large space with just over 5000 square meters.
Museu d'Art Espanyol Contemporani, Fundación Juan MarchPalmaMuseu d'Art Espanyol Contemporani, Fundación Juan March is a museum in Palma that housed in a grand 18th century colonial building with modern works of art from major Spanish and international artists. The gallery permanently houses over 70 works of art from famous artists including Pablo Picasso, S
Revello de Toro MuseumMálagaThe Revello de Toro Museum, also known as Pedro de Mena's house-workshop (casa-taller de Pedro de Mena), is a pinacoteca in Málaga. The museum is located in the former home of Pedro de Mena. As its name suggests, the museum is dedicated to the painter from Málaga Félix Revello de Toro and holds a co
Palau March MuseumPalmaThe Palau March Museum is situated in the heart of the cathedral quarter of the city of Palma. Here you can find one of the best private collections from the modernist period on the island. As well as paintings, the museum has an important collection of sculptures. Step out onto the large rooftop te
Museo Pablo GargalloZaragozaMuseo Pablo Gargallo (The Pablo Gargallo Museum) is a museum dedicated to the work of the Aragonese sculptor and painter Pablo Gargallo (1881-1934). The museum is housed in the Argillo palace, the house of Francisco Sanz de Cortés. The museum houses around 177 works by the sculptor, including drawin
Museo de Artes y Costumbres PopularesMálagaMuseo de Artes y Costumbres Populares (The Museum of Popular Arts and Customs) is an ethnographic museum in Malaga. The museum is housed in the Mesón de la Victoria, a 17th century inn located on the banks of the Guadalmedina River. The museum exhibits its collection in nineteen rooms that represent
Alicante Museum of Contemporary ArtAlicanteThe Alicante Museum of Contemporary Art (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Alicante, MACA) is a municipal museum in Alicante that is housed in the Asegurada building, the oldest civil building remaining in Alicante. The museum holds a collection of 20th-century and contemporary art that is subdivided i
Moco Museum BarcelonaBarcelona
EMOZ (Educational Museum Origami Zaragoza)ZaragozaFirst and unique Origami Museum in Europe, where you can see the history of origami, the different techniques and an exhibition that is renewed every 3 months. Workshops on origami are held every weekend.
Museum of the AmericasMadridThe Museum of the Americas (Museo de América) is an anthropology museum in Madrid of which the main exhibition includes artistic, archaeological and ethnographic collections dedicated to American society, religion and communication dating back to Paleolithic period. The Museum of the Americas in Mad
Museum of Popular Arts And TraditionsSevilleThe Museum of Popular Arts And Traditions is a museum in Seville that is housed in a Mudejar building in the quaint Maria Luisa Park. The museum displays collections of Oriental porcelain and ivory and celebrates traditional crafts. The collection the museum holds consist mainly of items of clothing
Museo de ZaragozaZaragozaThe Museum of Zaragoza (Museo de Zaragoza) is a Spanish national museum located in the city of Zaragoza, housed in a neo-Renaissance building built for the Hispano-French Exposition of 1908 by the architects Ricardo Magdalena and Julio Bravo. The museum holds a collection of notable works of archaeo
Museum Jorge RandoMálagaWelcome to Museum Jorge Rando A credited member of the UNESCO pro-dialogue group The Museum Jorge Rando, which is dedicated to the painter of the same name, is an institution which houses the works of this artist from Málaga and whose mission will focus on the study, research, knowledge and dissem
Museum of CostumeMadridThe Museum of Costume (Museo del Traje) in Madrid is a museum where you can see collections of costumes dating back to the Middle Ages as well as pieces created by contemporary fashion designers. The exhibitions try to display the evolution of dress and fashion industry in Spain. To enrich the knowl
Museo de Bellas Artes Gravina - MUBAGAlicanteMuseo de Bellas Artes Gravina (MUBAG, The Museum of Fine Arts Gravina) is an art museum in Alicante that is housed in the palace of the Count of Lumiares, a four-storey building built between 1748 and 1808. This museum holds a collection of paintings and sculptures from Alicante, from the 16th centu
Juan March InstituteMadrid
Can Framis MuseumBarcelonaThe Can Framis Museum is an art center devoted to the promotion of contemporary Catalan paintings. The museum is situated in the old Can Framis factory complex and displays over 250 paintings from the sixties to the present, by artists born or living in Catalonia. In addition to the permanent displa
Alma Mater MuseumZaragozaThe Alma Mater Museum is a museum in Zaragoza that is housed in the Palacio arzobispal de Zaragoza (the archiepiscopal palace of Zaragoza). The museum exhibits objects related to the Diocese of Zaragoza. Throughout spaces formerly known as Las Casas del Obispo, the residence of the bishops and archb
Andalusian Center for Contemporary ArtSevilleThe Andalusian Center for Contemporary Art (Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, CAAC) is a museum in Seville that is dedicated to contemporary art. The museum is housed in the monastery of Santa María de las Cuevas, also known as La Cartuja. It is one of the main spaces in Andalusia that houses co
Museo Nacional de Artes DecorativasMadridThe National Museum of Decorative Arts (Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas) is a museum in Madrid that is one of the oldest museums in the city. The museum illustrates the evolution of industrial arts", including furniture, ceramics, glass, and textiles though its collections of mainly the 16th and
Cordoba Bullfighting MuseumCórdoba
Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (IVAM)ValenciaIn the IVAM’s exhibitions different artistic languages coexist as they really are: manifestations of ideas, emotions and poetics of artists who at all times choose their best way to express themselves. Modern and contemporary seen as strongly intertwined aspects that can not be understood without ea
Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno CAAMLas Palmas de Gran CanariaCentro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM, The Atlantic Center for Modern Art) is the main contemporary art museum in the Canary Islands. It is located in the neighborhood of Vegueta in the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The museum holds a collection of works from the 40s untill the present day. I
Teatre Museu El Rei de la MàgiaBarcelonaEl Rei de la Màgia is the oldest magic shop in the world, founded in 1881.
Museum of Fine Arts of CórdobaCórdobaThe Museum of Fine Arts of Córdoba is housed in the building of the former Hospital of the Charity, which also houses the Museum Julio Romero de Torres. The exhibitions in the Museum of Fine Arts of Córdoba show the artistic activity and movements in Córdoba from the 14th century to the present. Bec
Nomad Immersive MuseumMadrid
Centro Cerámica TrianaSevilleCentro Cerámica Triana (The Ceramic Center Triana) is a museum in Seville that is dedicated to preserve and promote the ceramic tradition of the city.
Palacio de VelasquezMadridPalacio de Velasquez (Velázquez Palace) is an exhibition hall in Madrid that is located in El Retiro Park. It was once used as a museum promoting ceramics and glass-making, but is now dedicated to temporary exhibitions of Spain's National Museum of Modern Art. Named after the architect Ricardo Veláz
Museu DiocesàBarcelonaMuseu Diocesà is housed in the Casa de la Pia Almoina and displays mostly artworks donated by various churches in Barcelona.
Diocesan Museum of Sacred ArtBilbaoThe Museum of Sacred Art of Bilbao (Museo Diocesano de Arte Sacro, MDAS) is located in the old Convent of the Encarnación in Bilbao. The museum holds a collection of more than 2.300 artworks, of which 500 are exhibited. The objects in its collection date from the 12th to the 20th century and they al
ABC Museum of Drawing and IllustrationMadridThe ABC Museum of Drawing and Illustration is an artistic center Madrid that is more than just a collection of drawings, also featuring an impressive piece of modern architecture. The exhibitions show the evolution of graphic arts and illustrations from the 1890s to contemporary artists. The highlig
Royal Artistic Circle of BarcelonaBarcelona
Fundació SuñolBarcelonaThe Josep Suñol Collection comprises more than 1.200 works of art, with artists such as Warhol, Picasso, Miró, Dalí, Tàpies, Man Ray, Gargallo, Calder, Gordillo, Zush, Boetti, Solano, Lootz, Navarro, Plensa, García-Alix, Arp, Avedon, Balla, Saura and Valdés among others. The works are exhibited in d
Fine Arts Museum of MurciaMurcia
Museum of Contemporary Art Conde DuqueMadridThe Museum of Contemporary Art Conde Duque (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo) is a museum in Madrid that is housed in the historic barracks of the Conde Duque from the beginning of the 18th century. The collection of the Contemporary Art Museum in Madrid consists mainly of painting and graphic work, but
ArsMalagaMálagaArsMalaga is housed in a grand bishop's palace (Palacio Episcopal) from 1762, opposite the cathedral. The museum holds a collection of religious art as well as a collection of old African coins. Besides displaying its permanent collection, the museum organises temporary exhibitions.
MUHBA a Fabra i CoatsBarcelonaMUHBA a Fabra i Coats is an old industrial building that was transformed into a cultural center.
Arts Santa MònicaBarcelonaLocated in a 1626 Renaissance convent, Arts Santa Mònica is a space that organises free exhibitions of art by contemporary Spanish and international artists in collaboration with writers, filmmakers, and architects. Arts Santa Mònica organises about twenty exhibitions a year. Besides the exhibitions
Museo Diocesano de Arte SacroLas Palmas de Gran CanariaMuseo Diocesano de Arte Sacro (The Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) is housed in the so-called Patio de Los Naranjos, built in the 17th century. The old cathedral buildings that surround it, house the museum, that is connected to the cathedral through the so-called Renais
Iglesia La PorciunculaPalma
Museum of the Falles Artists of ValènciaValenciaMuseum of the Falles Artists of València (Museo del Gremio de Artistas Falleros) is the guild's very own museum in Valencia. Visitors can marvel at their mastery of making fallas, the figurines used in the local festival.
Museo Casa Ramón García RomeroCórdobaMuseo Casa Ramón García Romero (The House Museum of Ramón García Romero) is a museum in Córdoba, a city which for many centuries has been a great example for leather crafting. It is named after Ramón García Romero, a pioneer in the recovery of genuine embossed leather. In the museum, visitors can tr
Sala de Magia HoudiniMadrid
El Sótano MágicoZaragoza
Museo del DiamanteBarcelona
The Art of the BrickBarcelona
Real Academia de Bellas Artes de Santa Isabel de HungriaSeville
Centro de Arte La RegentaLas Palmas de Gran CanariaCentro de Arte La Regenta (The Art Center La Regenta) is a museum of contemporary art in the Canary Islands in the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The museum hosts traveling exhibitions of plastic arts throughout the year.
Sala Alcalá 31Madrid
Sala de Exposiciones Fundacion CajasolSeville
Casa de Cultura de BarrainkuaBilbao
Sala Polivalente Monte TossalAlicante
Sala de Arte JovenMadrid
Davis Museum BarcelonaBarcelonaThe Davis Lisboa Mini-Museum of Contemporary Art, located in Barcelona, was established on Facebook in 2009, making it the first contemporary art museum founded through online voting on social media. It is not merely a physical space, but a temporary, mutable conceptual area that functions as a read