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Tickets for Prado Museum: Skip The Line

One of the world's best art museums

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Wheelchair accessible
Skip the line
Entry via Jerónimos entrance
Best time to visit
Before 11:00 and after 13:30
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 10:00 - 20:00, Sunday and holidays: 10:00 - 19:00. Last admission 30 min before closing.
Smartphone tickets accepted
No need to print

Highlights

  • This ticket includes both skip the line access to the museum and entry to the regularly rotating exhibitions
  • 1500 paintings in beautiful surroundings, including works by Spanish luminaries such as Goya and Velázquez
  • Rated by National Geographic as one of the top ten museums in the world

Description

Based on the former Spanish Royal Collection, the Prado is a beautiful old castle with more than a thousand fascinating works on display. From Spanish masters like Velázquez and Goya, to works by Titian, Rembrandt, El Greco, Rubens and more, this is a must-see for the art lover. And with this skip-the-line ticket you'll get right in - to both the Permanent and Temporary Exhibitions!

Welcome to one of the world's premier art galleries. The more than 7000 paintings held in the Museo del Prado’s collection (although only around 1500 are currently on display) are a penetrating look at the celebrated history of Spanish art.

The collection includes a large number of paintings by Spanish Golden Age golden boy Velázquez, and an overview of the somber, sometimes darkly psychological, works of Goya - widely considered to be the most important Spanish artist of his era.

And it's not just Spanish art - Prado has works by a number of Flemish masters: Peter Paul Rubens, Pieter Bruegel, and Anton Van Dyck. And their collection also includes the remarkable Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch, a weird-as-heck - and thoroughly wonderful - triptych. Full of hallucinatory images of hedonism, it's thought to perhaps be a warning against the temptations of pleasure-seeking but, on the other hand... he makes it all look so good.

With one of the world's finest collections of European art from the 12th century to the early 19th century, housed in a splendid castle, the Museo del Prado is one of the most visited art museums in the world. When you're there, you'll know why.

Make sure to give yourself plenty of time, and go at a relaxed pace; there is so much to see here that it can be overwhelming if you try to race through. Instead, slow down and spend as long as you can - this is Spain, there's no need to rush.

Address

Prado Museum
Paseo del Prado, s/n, 28014, Madrid

What's included?

  • Skip the line entry to the permanent collection via Jerónimos entrance
  • Timeslot access to the regularly rotating exhibitions
  • Downloadable English audio guide (see voucher)

Additional information

Free access to the Permanent Collection

  • Monday to Saturday: 18:00- 20:00
  • Sundays and holidays: 17:00 - 19:00

NOTE: These are often the busiest times, and entrance to temporary exhibitions is not included.

Admission Information

  • Keep the ticket with you at all times
  • Photos and videos aren't allowed
  • Lockers to store bags and backpacks are available
  • You must book a timeslot for the temporary exhibitions. Use Line 1 or 2 at the Box Office. Go early, as the exhibition can sell out!

Free entrance

Under-18s can enter this venue for free, but must pick up tickets at the onsite box office. Lines can form during peak hours and - unfortunately - it's not possible to skip them.

Insider tip

Go in the morning for more chance of peace and quiet. The museum is worth an extended visit, so plan to grab lunch at the excellent Café Prado, then carry on exploring the exhibits. Convenient and delicious.

Soizic
Tiqets Country Manager Spain

Customer reviews

Sara, United States
Mar 22, 2017
Great experience.
Sandy, United States
Mar 20, 2017
The Tiqets website was easy to use. I used the e-ticket from my phone. When I arrived, I just showed my phone at the door, and it worked seamlessly.
Kathleen, United States
Mar 15, 2017
This worked very easily. I was happy to walk right in both the Prado and Sorolla museums. They are fabulous!
Tom, United Kingdom
Mar 14, 2017
Our first visit to The Prado and we went in at a busy time on a saturday. They scanned our Tiqets on my phone and we went straight in avoiding the queue. Worked very well.
Arielle, United States
Mar 14, 2017
Very extensive art museum with an amazing layout and world renowned artists. There are so many levels and rooms of art you could spend an entire day. They don't allow photos which is kinda a bummer but overall an exquisite art museum.
Patrick, Canada
Mar 13, 2017
Easy to book. Fast ticket e-delivery.
Theresa, United Kingdom
Mar 9, 2017
A fantastic museum of art,well worth the trip to Madrid to visit.
Wayne , Canada
Mar 6, 2017
Everything worked well. No line waiting. Museum is laid well with all rooms identified alone with audio & master works identified by room number.
Anonymous
Feb 27, 2017
Smooth entry process
David, United Kingdom
Feb 25, 2017
Worth buying ticket on line to avoid queues. Also porbably best to target what you want to see.