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The Museum


The National Archaeological Museum is a public institution whose objective is to offer all citizens a rigorous, attractive, interesting and critical interpretation of the meaning of the objects that belonged to the different peoples of present-day Spain and the Mediterranean area, from antiquity until recent times, so that knowledge of their history is useful to analyse and understand the current reality.

  • OPEN
    • From Tuesday to Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    • Sundays and holidays, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • HOLIDAYS 2018
    • Hours, 9:30 a.m to 3 p.m
    • March 29, Holy Thursday (Extraordinary and free opening from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.)
    • March 30, Good Friday
    • May 2, Day of the Autonomous Community of Madrid
    • May 15, San Isidro Day
    • August 15, Assumption of the Virgin
    • October 12, National Holiday
    • November 1, All Saints Day
    • December 6, Constitution Day
    • December 8, Day of the Immaculate Conception
  • CLOSED
    • Mondays.
    • January 1 and 6, May 1, November 9 and December 24, 25 and 31
    • Ticket office closing time: 15 minutes before the Museum closes.
    • In case that the capacity is full, the Museum may close the access beforehand, which will be communicated on site to visitors.

Visitor phone

91 701 70 00