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Prado Museum Ticket: Skip the Line
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Prado Museum Ticket: Skip the Line

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855 reviews
one of the disappointing things about art museums in Madrid has been that no photos are allowed (other world-famous museums do allow photos)
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This Prado Museum ticket means you'll get to see Madrid’s most visited, and one of the world’s most prominent art museums with skip the line access, and discover numerous masterpieces from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century.

Prado Museum Ticket

The Prado Museum has a collection of over 7.600 paintings and 1.000 paintings with masterpieces of various Spanish and European artists. Some of the most renowned artists include Velázquez, El Greco, Rubens, El Bosco or Goya.

The Prado Museum houses among other masterpieces: “Las Meninas” by Velázquez, “The Garden of Earthly Delights” by Bosche, “The Three Graces by Rubens and “The Nude Maja” by Goya.

This ticket includes access to permanent and temporary exhibitions, although when purchasing the ticket you choose a date, the ticket is open and can be used up to a year from purchase.


The Prado museum is open from Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm and on Sundays and public holidays from 10 am to 7 pm, as well as on the 19th of November (The Prado Museum's Anniversary) and on the 18th of May (International Museum Day). You still must pass through the ticket office, and wait in line for your free ticket.

Free and Special Entry

Entry is free from Monday to Saturday from 6 pm to 8 pm and from 5 pm to 7 pm on Sundays and public holidays. 

Important information

  • Even though you have to choose a date when you book this activity, the ticket is open-ended.
  • The entrance to the Prado is free Monday to Saturday from 6 pm to 8 pm. (as well as being free for under 18s, students between 18 and 25, disabled people, and members of certain Spanish associations related to El Prado and museums). On Sundays, the museum is free from 5 pm to 7 pm. It is also free on the following bank holidays: 19 November (anniversary of the Prado) and on the 18 May (International Museum Day). You must go to the ticket office in order to gain free entry. Members of large families (one adult and three children of the same family) only pay €7.50 per ticket.


Per person
Prado Museum ticket
US$ 16.50

Prado Museum ticket

  • Per person

    US$ 16.5

More Information


1 day.


Entrance to the Prado Museum’s permanent collection.

Entrance to the temporary exhibitions.

Access by preferential ticket office.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

US$ 16.50
No hidden fees or surcharges

Meeting point

Prado Museum's Puerta de Goya or Puerta de Jerónimos.


Not refundable. This activity does not permit modifications nor cancelations.

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