The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum which was named after its founder is an art museum in Madrid, Spain. The museum makes up one of the museums of Madrid's ‘Golden Triangle of Art’ with the Prado and Reina Sofia. The Thyssen-Bornemisza fills the historical gaps in its counterparts' collections: in the Prado's case, this includes Italian primitives and works from the English, Dutch and German schools, while in the case of the Reina Sofia it concerns Impressionists, Expressionists, and European and American paintings from the 20th century. The museum was established in 1992 and its collection is thought to be of over 1,600 pieces of art.
The museum is accessible by the Madrid subway system with line 2’s ‘Banco de Espana’ station being the closest station.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open seven days a week 10 am to 7 pm except for Mondays when its open 12 pm to 4 pm. The price is set at 12 euros for adults and free for children; entry to the museum on Monday is free for everybody. The museum has a cafe, cloakroom and baby changing rooms.