Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
52 C/ Santa ISABEL, Madrid, Spain
917 74 10 00
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Madrid Reviews
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Aug 03, 2011
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía is a museum in Madrid, Spain that is dedicated to spanish art. the museum was founded in 1992 and named after Reina Sofía, the reigning queen of spain.
the museum is a huge complex of artworks from the great spanish and hispanic artists - but the highlight of the museum are the collections from Salvador Dalí and Pablo Picasso and the centerpiece of the museum is the masterpiece of Pablo Picasso himself: Guernica. but the one thing that suprised and made me proud as someone from the Philippines was the inclusion of a spanish-filipino artist: Fernando Zóbel.
the museum is located near the atocha station in madrid in the "Triángulo del Arte" that includes Museo del Prado and Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza. the museum cost only 6 euros but the good thing is that it is free on thursdays for the public - so be there early so that you can avoid the long line.
the museum has also a giftshop - bit expensive though, but it is very worth it to buy things from there - from pens, to notepads with covers of the artworks of the masters.
i highly recommend visiting the museum if you are in madrid - and it takes more than a day to see all the artworks!
*excuse me if i took only pics of surrealist paintings because i am a huge fan of salvador dalí*
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