Trip Planner: Europe / Spain / Community of Madrid / Madrid / Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia
Take a journey through modern art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, which features some of contemporary art’s most revered works, including those from famous Spaniards Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. The museum is mainly dedicated to Spanish art of the 20th century, but the extensive collection includes works by a number of international artists, including Max Ernst, Robert Delaunay, Richard Serra, and Francis Bacon, to name just a few. The museum’s many galleries often play host to a mixture of national and international temporary exhibits, while the on-site free-access library contains an impressive collection of over 100,000 art books. The galleries displaying the permanent collection are spread over two floors, so if you’re looking for a specific work, save time by picking up a copy of the museum’s floor plans from the information desk at the entrance. Plan to visit Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia during your Madrid vacation using our convenient Madrid online trip itinerary maker .
Tours to Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia
Museo del Prado with Reina Sofia Museum BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $58
Duration: 4 hours
Private Custom Madrid Tour & optional Skip the Line Prado Museum Ticket BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $50
Duration: 3 to 7 hours
Reina Sofia Museum Guided Tour in Madrid BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $27
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia Reviews
Lo visitamos hace quince días luego del museo del Prado (están muy cerca) colecciones muy bien expuestas y el Guernica de Picasso verlo personalmente ,no tengo palabras para describirlo y la fuerza qu... more »We visited it a fortnight ago after the Prado museum (they are very close) very well exhibited collections and Picasso's Guernica see it personally, I have no words to describe it and the strength that emerges from the work.
Meget stort museum med mange berømte malerier, man kender fra kunsthistorien. Sjov udvendig elevator. Absolut værd at se. Bl.a. var der meget fine malerier af Dali fra før han blev surrealist. Sjovt a... more »Very large museum with many famous paintings you know from the history of art. Fun outside elevator. Definitely worth a look. There were very nice paintings by Dali from before he became surrealist. Fun to see.
This place is a must-see for whoever likes modern art. The design is by definition modern and makes you think of the Whitney Museum in New York. A lot of things to see (expect at least 4 hours to see everything). Very spacious rooms and not crowded at the end of the day. The bookstore is also nice. And the entrance is free for teachers.
Decent museum for modern art. The highlight is Picasso's Guernica. I'm not sure it's worth the 15 euro entry fee, so many people go at 7pm during the week when the museum offers free entry. Pro-tip: go to the main entrance, not the one by the plaza. It's the covered entrance with the Roy Lichtenstein sculpture is. The line is quicker. Good for modern art from cubism and beyond.
Places to stay near Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia
Plan your trip to Madrid
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
View all >
View all >
Hidden gems in Madrid
View all >
View all >
Nearby attractions in Madrid
Plans to Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia by other users
16 days in Spain BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Spain BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 54 days in India, Spain & Chicago BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Spain BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in Spain & France BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium