Last modified 09/12/2023
Spain is one of the most important countries of the European continent .It has contributed so much to the history and because of this, it is one of the most visited places by tourists in Europe.
Spain has some amazing museums where we would find pieces of old, middle and modern age, which represent the magic of history not only from the same country but from many other too.
If you are interested in museums in Spain you are in the right place, read this article and you will find a list of museums you would visit when you go to Spain.
Museo del Prado
It is a museum with a variety of pieces of art. It is located in the capital of Spain, the city of Madrid; it has many Greco Roman pieces of art from many countries like Italy and France.
Its pieces of art were made between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. The art objects are designated by collections, one of the most acclaimed is The Museum Trinidad in which their top representatives are Claudio Coello, Goya and El Greco, other great collections that we would find in this museum are called The Royal Collection, The Museum Modern Art and The New acquisitions. The museum has 8600 pieces of art.
Thyssen Bornemisza Museum
This is another museum in the city of Madrid in which we would find mainly painting pieces from unique styles such as Gothic and pop art. We would find many collections of the Italian Renaissance, Impressionism and Baroque.
We can also find American paintings from the twentieth century. In 1956 the museum added collections of art of furniture and carpets.
National Museum Center of Art Reina Sofía
Along with the Prado and the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum it forms the Triangle of Art in Madrid and was opened in 1992 being one of the museums that receive more tourists.
This museum has art exhibitions exclusively of the twentieth century. Here you would find pieces of art of artists like Salvador Dali and Joan Miro.
National Museum of Catalan Art
Located in the famous city of Barcelona in the same Main Palace, it has pieces of art that are unique and previously had been part of the Museum of Modern Art and the National Museum of Catalonia.
It has different categories of art like photos and coins. You would fin art pieces of Pablo Picasso and Ramon Casas. For more information you would find an art library.
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is located in the Basque region of Spain; it has a very unique and special construction for which he was named one of the 12 treasures of Spain. This large museum has pieces of art only from modern age means they were made in the twentieth century.