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An exclusive virtual visit to enjoy fifteen masterpieces

Enjoy an innovative experience with new virtual tours. Whenever and wherever you want, the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza offers you an immersive virtual world in super-high resolution, allowing you to enjoy masterpieces and discover details imperceptible to the naked eye. Come and join our virtual tours.

One hour at the Thyssen

Guided virtual tour

Detalle de una obra maestra

Curiosities and secrets of masterpieces are told by our curators

With this guided virtual tour you can travel into seven centuries of art history through fifteen masterpieces and to deepen into our permanent collection .

Thanks to the super zoom you can see much further and discover little stories hidden in the paintings. Rediscover the masterpieces with a new look.

You can enjoy the experience at any time and pause it whenever you want. Stop and take the time as you need to explore each painting. There is not rush, the pace is your choice!

A virtual experience that will amaze you

  • Guided by museum specialists.
  • 15masterpieces insuper-high resolution.
  • Multi-device experience adapted to all screens.
  • About an hour long, but you set the pace! .
  • Also, you can to explore rooms and the works in them.

A few practical details

You can access and enjoy the visit from any device, it will adapt to your screen.  But the larger the screen size, the more you will enjoy the experience.

You will need a stable internet connection with a good signal (wifi or data). Try to enjoy it in a quiet environment without noise, so that you can hear the voiceover properly. Remember to turn on the audio and turn up the volume!

Access to the virtual tour will be sent to you in the purchase confirmation email. Remember that you have 48 hours to enjoy your visit from the first access. During this time, you can exit and enter as many times as you want, but always from the same device.

If you have any doubts, see frequent asked questions

Información práctica sobre la visita
Las obras maestras que vas a descubrir

15 masterpieces you will discover

Immerse yourself in the exclusive content of the paintings, delving into the lives of their characters, the iconography of each painting and its technique, to the point of conceiving the piece in a totally new way.

You will learn the secrets and details about: 

  • Christ and the Samaritan Woman,  Duccio di Buoninsegna.
  • Portrait of Giovanna degl Albizzi Tornabuoni, Domenico Ghirlandaio
  • Young Knight in a Landscape,  Vittore Carpaccio.
  • Jesus Among the Doctors, Alberto Durero
  • Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Caravaggio.
  • Family Group in a Landscape, Franz Hals.
  • The Piazza San Marco in Venice,  Canaletto.
  • Swaying Dancer (Dancer in Green),  Edgar Degas.
  • Les Vessenots en AuversVincent van Gogh.
  • Mata Mua (In Olden Times, Paul Gauguin.
  • Fränzi in front of Carved Chair, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.
  • Picture with Tree Spots, no. 196, Wassily Kandinsky.
  • Harlequin with a Mirror,  Pablo Picasso.
  • Hotel Room,  Edward Hopper.
  • Woman in Bath, Roy Lichtenstein.

You will be thrilled!

Those who have already enjoyed the virtual guided tour have shared with us their assessment of the experience. Here are some of their oppinions:

Very interesting and original perspective from the museum's experts.

Exclusive opportunity to see details of the works that cannot be seen live, images of the restoration process and content little known to the public.

Una persona ve la visita virtual en su ordenador
Masterpieces as you´ve never seen them before
Browse through the works in our collection with a specialist, whenever you want and from the device of your choice.
Exclusively and in real time

Live virtual visit

Comparte en grupo y en directo una visita guiada única

Share an exclusive virtual visit live with your group

The live virtual tour is designed to be enjoyed by all kinds of groups: companies, families and friends. A new, agile and dynamic way of touring the museum and getting to know its works..

With the help of a guide specialising in our collection, you will be able to explore the multiple themes and points of view from which to discover our collections. You will enjoy art and discover the secrets of our masterpieces in a way you had never imagined!

During this exclusive live virtual experience, the museum provides you with a coordinator to assist and resolve any issues that may arise. 

Send us an email visitavirtualconguia@museothyssen.org or give us a call at +34 917 911 370

Available themes

❤️ Masterpieces

A complete walk through the History of Art through the history of Western painting from the 13th to the 20th centuries. We will go through the different floors of the museum in search of masterpieces from different periods, discovering and comparing the different artistic movements in history.

🖼 Carmen Thyssen Collection

This visit offers a journey through the collecting activities of Baroness Carmen Thyssen, in close proximity to those of her husband Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza. The collection also covers a chronological arc from the 14th to the 20th century.

Visita virtual en directo (infrarrojo)

💍 Jewellery

Discover the secrets of the goldsmithery and jewellery reflected in our paintings and discover their meanings and the virtues attributed to them, as well as the changes that these delicate pieces have undergone over the centuries.

🎭 Performing Arts

The interaction between painting and the performing arts has manifested itself in different forms throughout the history of art. We delve into the links between theatre, dance, music or circus and painting through relevant works from our collection.

🌷 A walk among flowers

Since antiquity, flowers have been a motif frequently represented in art, both for their symbolic content and decorative character. Still lifes, portraits, mythological and religious subjects, landscapes, and views of cities with flowers are all part of this walk among the flowers.

🍃 The Seasons

Discover how Western artists depicted the seasonal course of nature over the centuries.

🫴🏼 Sustainability

Along this tour, works from the collection are reinterpreted in terms of ecology, economy and society in order to historically trace the relationships between cultural production, society and sustainable development.

🌈 Inclusive Love

This visit proposes an itinerary through the key themes and characters of Western culture related to the sensibility and experiences of the LGTBI community.

👱🏼‍♀️The Image of the Woman

A panoramic and transversal view of the representation of the female image in Western painting from the Renaissance to the 20th century in order to get to know and understand the various transformations that the representation of women has undergone according to the canons and cultural contexts of the time.

🧱 Arquitecture

This visit traces the evolution of architecture and its social function as reflected in a selection of works from the museum's collections. Architecture has been a theme frequently treated by painters throughout the ages, either as the setting for a story or as the absolute protagonist of the work.

Being able to visit the museum for people who are not in Madrid, enjoying the experience as a whole, from the sofa at home and using the TV as a screen has been a great experience.

Dos personas ven la visita virtual desde su televisión
All of our virtual tours

We adapt to the visit you require

Free visit

  • Walk by yoursalve throug the museum´s rooms.
  • Free

Guided virtual tour

  • Guided tour of the museum's rooms with explanations and exclusive details of 15 masterpieces in gigapixel format.
  • Narrated by a curator museum.
  • Free exploration of the rooms and the works in them.
  • 5€ (4,5€ for Friends of the Museum)

Live virtual visit

  • Immersive tours of the museum, with in-depth explanations and exclusive details of the major masterpieces in gigapixel format.
  • Live explanation by a guide specialising in the museum's collections, giving you an insight into the details of the works.
  • Free exploration during the visit of the rooms and the works in them.
  • Designed for groups.
  • 625 €


Visita a puerta cerrada. Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
And also, visits on-site
The museum offers several types of guided tours, adapted to your needs. Whether alone or in a group, come to the museum and enjoy a unique experience touring the museum's spaces accompanied by a specialist.
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