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Alma-Tadema and Victorian Painting
in the Pérez-Simón Collection

From 25 June to 12 October 2014 (extended closing date)

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
The Roses of Heliogabalus (detail)
Oil on canvas
132.7 x 214.4 cm

Pérez-Simón Collection, Mexico

Carmen in Spanish collections

From 7 October until 9 November 2014

Special Collaborative Exhibition. Free entry

Pablo Picasso
Illustrations for Le Carmen des Carmen by Prosper Mérimée and Louis Aragon>
Bancaja Collection, Valencia
© Sucesión Pablo Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid, 2014

Visitor Services

The Museum’s Information Desk has information for visitors on all aspects of the Collection and the cultural programmes organised by the Museum. There are general information leaflets in Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Japanese and Russian. There are also leaflets in Braille.

  • Cafeteria-Restaurant


    Here we serve a range of drinks, sandwiches and pastries as well as a carefully selected restaurant menu. The cafeteria is located on the ground floor.
    Tel: (+34) 369 01 22

    Opening Times:

    Summer Opening (10 June - 14 September):

    -Tuesday to Saturday: 10.00 - 22.00;

    -Monday and Sunday: 10.00 - 19.00.

    Rest of Year:

    -Monday: 12.00 - 16.00;

    -Tuesday to Sunday: 10.00 - 19.00;

    -Saturday: 10.00 - 21.00.

  • Las Terrazas del Thyssen

    Las Terrazas del Thyssen

    An outdoor bar and café divided into different levels with views of the garden and direct entrance from Calle Zorrilla.

    Opening Times:

    Summer Opening (10 June - 14 September):

    -Tuesday to Saturday: 10.00 - 01.00;

    -Monday to Sunday: 10.00 - 19.00.

    Rest of Year:

    -Monday: 12.00 - 16.00;

    -Tuesday to Sunday: 10.00 - 19.00;

    -Saturday: 10.00 - 21.00.

  • "El Mirador del Museo" restaurant

    Open in Summer from Tuesday to Saturday 8.30pm to 1am.
    Bookings on (+34)91 429 39 84.

    Located in the 5th floor in the terrace looking over to Paseo del Prado.

    A perfect place to enjoy a classical Mediterranean menú.

    Booking recommended (+34) 91 429 39 84 and

  • Shop & Bookstore

    Shop & Bookstore

    The Shop sells books and other publications, postcards, posters, t-shirts and a wide range of objects and souvenirs related to the Collection. Ground Floor. Go to Shop & Bookstore

  • Audio guides

    Audio guides

    The museum has audio guides available for the tour of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection and the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection. The guides offer commentaries on the most important works in both of these collections. They are available in Spanish, English, German, French and Italian and can be rented from 10.00-18.00.

    • General (Permanent Collections): € 4,00
    • Temporary Exhibition: €3,00
    • Combined Permanent Collecctions + Temporary Exhibition: € 6,00

  • Special Needs Visitors

    Special Needs Visitors

    The Museum has lifts, telephones and toilets specially adapted for visitors with special needs. Wheelchairs are available at the Cloakroom. There is a leaflet and signs in Braille.

  • Rules of Entry to the Museum

    Rules of Entry to the Museum

    For security reasons it is not permitted to enter the galleries with rucksacks, sport or travel bags, suitcases or briefcases, umbrellas, food, drink, or items such as rackets or balls.

    • Mobile Telephones: Mobile telephones should not be used in the galleries.
    • Smoking: It is not permitted to smoke inside the building, in compliance with Law 28/2005, article 7.j, of 26 December.

  • Cloakroom


    All objects such as umbrellas, rucksacks, suitcases and large bags must be left in the Cloakroom. This service has pushchairs, baby carriers and wheelchairs available for visitor use. For security reasons, items too large to pass through the scanner are not allowed into the Museum. For hygiene reasons, animals, food and drink and plants are not allowed in.

  • Lost Property

    Lost Property

    Please go to the Information Desk.

  • Free wifi at the Museum

    Free wifi at the Museum

    To access the free wifi, activate your device, look for the “mtb_free” signal and fill in a registry. The service lasts for 4 hours.

  • Other Visitor Services

    Other Visitor Services

    Public telephones and Mother and Baby room.

Visitor information

    • Ticket sales for the upcoming exhibitions
    • Tickets for the exhibitions Hubert de Givenchy and American Impressionism, which open this Fall, are already on sale at the Museum ticket office, by phone + 34 902 76 05 11 and online.

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