Admission to the main collections is 7 or 8 euros for online and telephone bookings (www.entradasprado.com). Free after 6pm Tue-Sat, and after 5pm on Sundays. Check the website for discounted or free admission at other times for over-65s, unemployed, students etc. There is a separate charge for some temporary exhibitions, usually 8-10 euros.
Backpacks of any size must be checked into the cloakroom, but bags of any other shape are okay.
Buy tickets online to save time and money.
Prioritise what you want to see if you only have a few hours.
- Culture vultures
- First-time travellers
- Mature travellers
- Seasoned travellers
- Design and architecture