Joy of Museums

Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

Prado Museum, Museo del Prado

Museo del Prado

Prado Museum

The Prado Museum is the Spanish national art museum and one of the world’s finest collections of European art, dating from the 12th century to the early 20th century. The collection comprises around 8,200 drawings, 7,600 paintings, 4,800 prints, and 1,000 sculptures.

Highlights of the Prado Museum

Spanish Proverbs

Museo del Prado, Madrid

  • Name:              Prado Museum
  • Spanish:           Museo del Prado
  • City:                  Madrid
  • Established:      819
  • Type:                 Art Museum, Historic Site
  • Location:           Paseo del Prado, Madrid, Spain


“The habit doesn’t make the monk.”
– Spanish Proverb


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