Top 10 Best Museums in Spain (What to See? Local Advice Guide)

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Spain hosts one of the best museums in the world. Travellers in Spain may find variety of great museums in Spain and enjoy the some of the best arts in the world.


Madrid and Barcelona are the two Spain cities that hosts the majority of the best museums in Spain. Madrid has over 50 museums and art galleries.

The Prado Museum, the Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum host one of the finest collections in the world as well as street artists form a living art gallery in the Plaza Mayor.

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Prado Museum – Madrid

Prado Museum is situated in Madrid, on the middle part of Spain. It reflects the 17th century neo-classic architecture. Prado Museum hosts the biggest Spanish art collection in the world together with qualified Italian and Fleming masterpieces. Continue reading…

Salvador Dali Theatre Museum – Figueres, Costa Brava


Salvador Dali Theatre Museum is situated in Figueres, on the north-eastern part of Spain. The museum is the largest surrealistic object in the world, occupies the building of the former Municipal Theatre, a 19th century construction. It is the 2nd most visited museum in Spain.

Guggenheim Museum – Bilbao

Guggenheim Museum is situated in Bilbao, on the north-western part of Spain. It is a great modern and contemporary art museum and one of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century. It offers exhibitions from the mid-20th century to the present day.

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum – Madrid

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is situated in Madrid, on the middle part of Spain. It is a great modern art museum and hosts one of the world’s finest private collections with over 800 paintings, sculptures, tapestries and objects. Continue reading…

Reina Sofia Museum – Madrid

Reina Sofia Museum is situated in Madrid, on the middle part of Spain. It is a great modern art museum and hosts thousands of great artworks of the famous artists. It also hosts a free-access library specializing in art, with a collection of over 100,000 books and over 3,500 sound recordings. Continue reading…


Picasso Museum – Barcelona

Picasso Museum is situated in Barcelona, on the north-eastern part of Spain. It hosts more than 3,500 artworks and also it is the most comprehensive collection of Pablo Luiz Picasso’s early period (1890-1917) in the world. The museum has major collection of Picasso’s early works, as well as some from other periods, such as Las Meninas series, inspired by Velázquez’s masterpiece. Continue reading…

Valencia Museum of Fine Arts – Valencia

Museum of Fine Arts Valencia is situated in Valencia, on the north-eastern part of Spain. It is the 2nd biggest art museum in Valencia and hosts 2nd biggest art collection in Spain.

Principe Felipe Science Museum – Valencia

Príncipe Felipe Science Museum is situated in Valencia, on the north-eastern part of Spain. It offers great attractions such as interactive exhibitions and scientific activities to show new technologies and science advancements.

Seville Museum of Fine Arts – Seville

Museum of Fine Arts Seville is situated in Seville, on the southern part of Spain. The museum hosts a collection of mainly Spanish visual arts from the medieval period to the early 20th century. Continue reading…

Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art – Barcelona

Museum of Contemporary Art Barcelona is situated in Barcelona, on the north-eastern part of Spain. It hosts great art mainly from the second half of the 20th century and includes the works of many great painters. Continue reading…