This guide to visit the Reina Sofía Museum in Madrid It will help you plan a route through its impressive collection, making the most of time and enjoying contemporary Spanish art, which has in its rooms some of the masterpieces of great Spanish painters of the twentieth century such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí and Joan Miró.
The museum was inaugurated in 1992 in the old General Hospital building and is the most visited in Madrid and Spain, ahead of the Prado Museum.
Based on the two times we have visited it, the last time we were in the city we wrote this guide to travel to Madrid, we show you all the practical information on how to get there, time, price and type of tickets, so you can enjoy to the maximum of your visit to the Reina Sofía Museum in Madrid. We start!
How to get to the Reina Sofía Museum
The best way to get to the Reina Sofía Museum, one of the most essential places to visit in Madrid and one of the best museums in Madrid, is to take metro line 1 and get off at the Art Station.
If you are staying in the center, around Puerta del Sol, we recommend you walk in about 20 minutes through the beautiful neighborhood of Las Letras.
Hours of the Reina Sofía Museum
The opening hours of the Reina Sofía National Art Center Museum are Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm (Tuesday closed). While on Sundays they open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. admission is free, although you can only see the permanent collection.
On holidays from January 1 and 6 and May 1 the museum is closed, while other holidays only reduce visiting hours.
Girl at the window
You have to keep in mind that in several rooms, all those around Guernica and this one, it is not allowed to take photos.
To end the visit we recommend you go up to the terrace to have a drink or just enjoy the views of Madrid.