As we indicated in our Madrid guide, you can buy a five-museum pass that allows you to visit any museum within a ten-day period of: the Sorolla Museum, Cerralbo Museum, Lázaro Galdiano Museum, National Museum of Decorative Arts and the Museum of Romanticism. All of them are located in beautiful mansions.

Sorolla Museum

Located on Paseo del General Martínez Campos, number 37, in the Chamberi neighbourhood. It was the home and studio of the magnificent Valencian painter Joaquín Sorolla, who mastered the art of painting light. Highlights include the beautiful garden, designed by him.

As an act of curiosity, the American Archer Milton Huntington, commissioned him to illustrate the regions of Spain on immense canvases which were to be exhibited in the Spanish Society of New York

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Did you know that Pedro Masaveu is the main Spanish collector of Joaquín Sorolla?

Cerralbo Museum

Located on Ventura Rodríguez Street, number 17, in the Argüelles neighbourhood, in front of Parque del Oeste. It was the palace-house of the XVII Marquis of Cerralbo. This visit allows us to discover the lifestyle of an aristocratic family of the late 19th century. The museum has more than 50,000 pieces including paintings, sculptures, ceramics, tapestries, furniture, coins, drawings, prints, watches, armors…

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Lázaro Galdiano Museum

An old palace located on Serrano Street, number 122, in the Salamanca neighbourhood. It holds more than 12,600 pieces, an excellent art collection that includes works by Goya, such as “El Aquelarre”, El Greco, Zurbarán and El Bosco. Its owner, José Lázaro Galdiano, wanted his private collection to be useful for future generations, becoming a Collecting Museum.

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National Museum of Decorative Arts

Located on Montalbán Street, number 12, in the neighbourhood of Los Jerónimos, opened in 1912. It is a museum that serves as inspiration for artisans, manufacturers and designers. Most of its pieces are from Spanish artists. The collection of oriental art and a Valencian kitchen of the 18th century covered with tiles, stand out. It has more than 70,000 pieces that span from the 14th century to the present day.

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Museum of Romanticism

It is located on San Mateo Street, number 13, in the Chueca neighbourhood. This former palace of the Marquis of Matallana, recreates the daily life and customs of the upper middle class during the Romantic era. You can find works by Goya, Madrazo, Esquivel and Bécquer brothers. The Magnolia Garden stands out, organised into four avenues separated by parterres. There’s a circular fountain in its intersection. You may also find the Museum Garden Café here.

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For more information about the five-museums pass.

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