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Prado Museum Skip the Line Tickets

Enjoy skip-the-line access to one of the most popular museums of Spain, the Prado Museum.

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€15
Flexible Hours
Skip the Line
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  • Enjoy skip the line access to the legendary Museo Nacional del Prado, or the Prado Museum.
  • Explore over 20,000 artworks by some of the most prominent artists of Europe.
  • Marvel at the most famous piece in the museum, Las Meninas by Velázquez.
  • Admission Tickets to the Prado Museum
  • This ticket cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled
  • Your Prado Museum voucher will be emailed to you shortly. Please display your vouchers on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at either the Jerónimos entrance or the Goya entrance gates

Prado Museum Guided Tour with Skip the Line Entry

Explore the iconic Prado Museum with the help of an expert guide with your skip-the-line tickets.

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€37
Flexible Hours
Skip the Line
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Cancellation Policy
  • Enjoy skip the line access to Prado Museum which houses one of the greatest collections of European artworks.
  • Allow your professional guide to regale you with information regarding all the popular paintings.
  • See paintings such as The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hyeronimus Bosch and Goya's Maja series
  • Bilingual, English or Spanish-speaking guide
  • Skip-the-line access to Prado Museum
  • You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Combo Ticket: Royal Palace of Madrid with Prado Museum

Explore two of Madrid’s most popular tourist destinations, the Prado Museum and the Royal Palace of Madrid.

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€65
5 Hours
Skip the Line
Free Cancellation
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  • Save both time and energy by visiting the Prado Museum and the Royal Palace of Madrid through this combo tour.
  • Gain skip the line access to two of Madrid’s most popular tourist destinations.
  • Choose between English and Spanish-guided tours
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Royal Palace and the Prado Museum
  • Expert English or Spanish-speaking guide
  • You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Museo Nacional del Prado (Prado Museum) Reopens Post-COVID-19

The Prado Museum reopened to the public on 6 June 2020 after almost three months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it is important to know that several safety measures have been put in place to enable public safety.

Safety Rules for Visiting the Prado Museum | Museo del Prado

Here are all the safety rules and guidelines at the Prado Museum:

  • The Prado Museum now only accepts online reservations. Please ensure that you book your ticket at least 24 hours before your visit
  • The number of visitors permitted into the premises has been reduced. Please ensure that you stick to your chosen time slot for entry
  • It is mandatory that visitors wear masks that completely cover their mouth and nose. Those without masks will not be permitted in
  • Visitors’ temperature will be strictly checked by thermal scanners. Those with temperatures higher than 37.5° C (99.5° F) will not be allowed in
  • It is essential that visitors maintain a minimum 2 meters of social distance from others
  • The cloakroom facility is not available until further notice. Only light, small backpacks will be allowed in
  • Safety wipes and disinfectants will be provided to visitors for their safety
  • Visitors can access the Prado Museum through the Goya Entrance
  • Revised Prado Museum hours are: 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM from Monday to Saturday; 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM on Sundays and public holidays

Why Visit Prado Museum

Prado Museum opened its doors to the public for the first time on November 10, 1819. Originally built for a house of science, the building was later converted into a museum featuring royal paintings. With the passing of time, the Prado Museum’s collection expanded to include many famous paintings like The Holy Trinity. 

Home to some of the most coveted Spanish artworks in the world, you will find exquisite paintings by notable artists including Juan de Juanes and Bartolomé Bermejo. El Greco’s famous works, The Knight with his Hand on his Breast and The Holy Trinity can also be found here. Don’t forget to marvel at the Mozarabic murals of the San Baudelio de Berlanga church and the tapestry cartoons of Goya. Let’s take a look at the various Prado Museum ticket options, timings, highlights, and everything else you need to know.  

Prado Museum Tickets & Tours 

Please keep in mind that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, entry into the museum will be restricted. At the time of booking Prado Museum tickets, visitors can choose their preferred entry timing from the available time slots, which will ensure that social distancing is maintained. You can choose from a number of Prado Museum ticket options like direct entry tickets, guided tour tickets, and skip the line tickets. Let’s take a closer look at these ticket options. 

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Entry Tickets

Explore the largest and most important museum in all of Spain with your Prado Museum entry ticket. Since they come with skip-the-line facility, you can gain direct entry into the museum, without wasting precious time on entry lines. Once inside, there is much to explore, with more than 20,000 artworks by notable artists like Rubens, Bosch, and El Greco.

Prado Museum

Guided Tour Tickets

Visit the iconic Museo Nacional del Prado and discover one of the most visited attractions of the city. Bypass long queues and walk right into the museum with your skip-the-line Prado Museum ticket. Your expert guide will provide you with detailed explanations about all the major artworks on display, allowing you to make the most of your visit.

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Combo Tickets

Explore two of the most popular tourist attractions- the Prado Museum and the Royal Palace of Madrid. Perfect for those short on time, you can do away with the hassle of waiting in line at both these attractions. Your professional guide will regale you with stories of the Spanish Royal Family, after which you will get to witness one of the finest collections of European art.

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€65
€37
Duration

Flexible Hours

Duration

5 Hours

Duration

Flexible Hours

Inclusions
  • Admission Tickets to the Prado Museum
Inclusions
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Royal Palace and the Prado Museum
  • Expert English or Spanish-speaking guide
Inclusions
  • Bilingual, English or Spanish-speaking guide
  • Skip-the-line access to Prado Museum
Skip-the-line Access

Yes

Skip-the-line Access

Yes

Skip-the-line Access

Yes

Cancellation Policy

These tickets cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.

Guided Tour

No

Guided Tour

Yes

Guided Tour

Yes

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Explore Prado Museum Highlights

Housing one of the finest collections of European art in the world, Prado Museum Madrid sees hundreds of visitors every year. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular paintings at the Prado Museum. 

Best Time To Visit Prado Museum 

Since Prado Museum Madrid is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city, it attracts a large number of tourists everyday. In order to beat the crowd, arrive at the museum at 10.00 AM as soon as it opens. If you cannot make it so early, another alternative is to reach between 2.00 PM and 4.00 PM. The museum tends to be empty during these hours, allowing you to explore at your own pace. 

While the free entry hours from  6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday to Saturday and from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Sundays and holidays may seem tempting, get ready to battle through large crowds. If you wish to make use of the free entry, it is recommended that you arrive at least 45 minutes early. 

Plan Your Visit to Prado Museum | Museo del Prado

Here's everything you need to know about visiting Prado Museum.

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What are the Prado Museum opening times?

Prado Museum opening times are as follows:

Monday to Saturday: 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM

Sundays and Public Holidays: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

When is the Prado Museum closed?

The Prado Museum is closed on 1 January, 1 May and 31 December. It will be open for a short time, between 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM on 6 January, 24 and 31 December. 

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Where is the Prado Museum located?

Prado Museum is located in Central Madrid, at Calle de Ruiz de Alarcón. 

What is the Prado Museum address?

Paseo del Prado, s/n, 28014 Madrid, Spain

Prado Museum address
How can I reach Prado Museum?

Prado Museum is accessible by both metro and bus. The Atocha station and the Banco de Espana station are the two closest metro stations.

How do I reach Prado Museum by bus?

If you wish to travel by bus, you can take lines 9, 10, 14, 19, 27, 34, 37 or 45.

Prado Museum Entrances
How many entrances does Prado Museum Madrid have?

Prado Museum Madrid has 5 entrances- Puerta de Goya Baja, Puerta de Goya Alta, Puerta de Velázquez, Puerta de los Jerónimos, and Puerta de Murillo.

Which entrance should I use if I have purchased my Prado Museum tickets online?

If you have a Prado Museum online ticket, you can choose from Puerta de Velázquez, Puerta de los Jerónimos, or Puerta de Murillo.

Tips & Guidelines

  • You can expect at least 1 hour of waiting in line before you can enter the Prado Museum. To avoid this, invest in a skip the line ticket that will gain you direct entry into the museum. 
  • Keep in mind that photography is strictly prohibited inside the museum. 
  • You can make use of the cloakroom and wheelchair facilities at the Prado Museum.
  • If you wish to commemorate your experience with a souvenir, head over to the Prado Museum souvenir shop. Here's a complete list of Prado Museum tips and guidelines.

Prado Museum Tickets FAQs

Is it safe to visit the Prado Museum post-COVID-19?

To ensure the safety of its visitors, the Prado Museum now accepts only online reservations. Several safety measures and guidelines have also been enforced to ensure the safety of its visitors.

What are the safety measures and guidelines in place at the Prado Museum?

In light of COVID-19, multiple health and safety measures have been enforced. The Prado Museum now accepts only online reservations. It is mandatory that visitors wear masks that cover their nose and face throughout their entire visit; they will also be subject to temperature checks by thermal scanners before entry. Individuals are required to enter only during their chosen time slot.

Are Prado Museum tickets available online now?

Yes. You can book your Prado Museum tickets online as they now accept only digital reservations.

What is the cancelation policy for Prado Museum tickets?

The cancelation policy for Prado Museum varies depending on the ticket you choose. Please ensure that you choose one best suited to your convenience.

What are Prado Museum hours post-COVID-19?

Prado Museum hours post-COVID-19 are 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM from Monday to Saturday and 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM on Sundays and public holidays.

When is the Prado Museum closed?

The Prado Museum is closed on 1 January, 1 May and 31 December. It will be open for a short time, between 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM on 6 January, 24 and 31 December.

Where can I enter the Prado Museum?

General visitors can enter Prado Museum from the Goya Entrance. Visitors who require mobility assistance and those with baby strollers or carriages can enter through the Jerónimos Entrance.

Is Prado Museum wheelchair accessible?

Yes, Prado Museum is wheelchair accessible.

Do I need to book my Prado Museum tickets in advance?

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, online booking of Prado Museum tickets has been made mandatory. Visitors are requested to book their tickets at least one day in advance.

Does Prado Museum have Wi-Fi?

The in-house cafe, Cafe Prado offers free and unlimited Wi-Fi to all visitors.

Where is Prado Museum located?

Prado Museum is located in Central Madrid, at Calle de Ruiz de Alarcón. 

Is photography allowed inside Prado Museum?

Photography is strictly prohibited inside Prado Museum. 

What are the different types of Prado Museum tickets available?

Entry tickets, guided tour tickets and combo tickets are some of the most popular types of Prado Museum tickets.

Can I enjoy skip-the-line facility in Prado Museum tickets?

Some Prado Museum tickets like the entry ticket has a skip-the-line facility that visitors can enjoy.

What's included in a Prado Museum ticket?

Depending on the Prado Museum ticket, you'll enjoy skip-the-line entry as well as all-inclusive access to the museum.