• Tickets with concessions can be acquired online, at the museum ticket office, or by telephone at +34 917911370.
  • Proof of status will be shown when acquiring the ticket at the ticket office or if done online or by telephone, at the point of entry on the day of the visit. 

Exceptions are listed below.

Children and young people under 18

Free

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Proof of status

Valid passport and in force may be required.

Families

Proof of status

Large family card.

Adults with large family card

Reduced

Large family group

Free

Members duly accredited as large family with large family card, valid and in force whose tickets are purchased in the same purchase and make the visit at the same time.

Young people

Holders of youth card.

Free
Proof of status
  • Valid youth card (physical or digital version), and in force.

Members of associations related to Hostelling International (adults)

10%
discount off General fee
Where to buy

Only at the museum ticket-office.

Proof of status

Valid membership card and in force.

Members of associations related to Hostelling International (under 30)

Reduced
Where to buy

Only at the museum ticket-office.

Proof of status

Valid membership card and in force.

Students

Reduced
Proof of status
  • Regardless of age and nationality, with valid student card and in force (university, college, graduate, doctorate ...).
  • Holders of the ISIC ) card, valid and in force.

Teachers (formal education)

Working teachers

Free
Proof of status

Foreign teachers are recommended to show valid documentation such as ITIC card.

Unemployed

Free
Proof of status

Unemployed with official certification, valid and in force.

Visitors over 65 and pensioners

Reduced
Proof of status
  • Visitors with ID card or passport, valid and in force.
  • Pensioners with pensioner card or health card indicating that condition, valid and in force.

Visitors with disability 33% and above (and a companion)

Free
Proof of status

Holder of disability card, valid and in force. A person accompanying the disabled person will be entitled to a free ticket when their assistance is required to facilitate the visit (this condition should be stated on the disability card and/or official document expended by the relevant public authority).

Friends of the Museum

Free
Where to get it

At the Friend Membership Service Point, on tel. 91 429 43 10, or online.

Proof of status

Friend of the museum card together with the holder's DNI

Friends of other museums

Where to get it

At the museum ticket-office.

Proof of status

Members of associations of Friends of museums with current agreements.

Amigos del Museo Nacional de Arte de Cataluña, Amigos del Museo Nacional de Colombia, Amigos del Museo Nacional de Arte de Monterrey (México) and Amigos del Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá ( MAMBO ).

Free

Amigos del Museo de Balenciaga and Amigos del Museo Carmen Thyssen de Málaga

50%
discount

Professionals

Accredited oficial guides, media professionals,  ICOM (International Council of Museums) members.

Free
Where to get it
  • Accredited official guides at the museum ticket-office
  • ICOM members at the Information Desk.
  • Media professional at the Information Desk.
Proof of status
  • Accredited official guides with the corresponding card from any part of Spain.
  • Media professionals. Check here the conditions.
  • ICOM both individual and institutional members whose membership coincides with the sticker’s current year and who can show proof employment (with the institutional member). Only one ticket per card.

ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) members

50%
discount
Where to get it

At the museum ticket-office.

Proof of status

ICOMOS members both individual and institutional members whose membership coincides with the sticker’s current year and who can show proof employment (with the institutional member). Only one ticket per card.

Collaborations

Sotheby's Preferred

Free
Where to get it

At the Information Desk. 

Proof of status
Sotheby's Preferred card allows entry for the bearer and up to three guests (as well digital version).

Fundación Mutua Madrileña

Free
 
Where to buy

At the museum ticket-office or online.

Proof of status
  • Valid membership card in force (as well digital version) + DNI
  • Allows entry with a companion.