The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

Madrid Museums


Madrid is the capital of Spain, the largest city in Spain and the third-largest city in the European Union (EU). Madrid has successfully preserved the look and feel of many of its historic neighbourhoods and streets. It has many historic landmarks including:

  • The Royal Palace of Madrid
  • The Royal Theatre and Opera House
  • The Buen Retiro Park

Madrid has a large number of museums which are amongst the world’s top tourist destinations and featured museums in “Joy of Museums” are the following:

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Essential Facts:

  • City:                          Madrid
  • Country:                  Spain
  • Population:             6.5 million Metro



“We all have a little bit of musician, poet and crazy person in ourselves.” Spanish Proverb

“De músico, poeta y loco, todos tenemos un poco.”



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