Museum of Romanticism

Chueca

History 

The opening of the Museum took place in 1924, with works from its founder, Benigno de la Vega-Inclan y Flaquer, II Marquis de la Vega-Inclán (1858-1942) to which donations and deposits personalities added moment, as the two tables of Alenza donated by the Marquis of Cerralbo or articles of great writers as Mariano José de Larra, José Zorrilla, and Juan Ramon Jimenez.

Immediately, the Museum was hotly interest of the greatest intellectuals of the time, as Jose Ortega y Gasset, Francisco Sanchez Canton or the Marquis de Lozoya. Later, during the Civil War, the importance of the institution was underlined by the fact appointed as director of the Romantic Museum at such emblematic as Rafael Alberti personality, which was guaranteed the protection of the rich heritage kept in it.

 

 

 

Over the years, the Museum has been enriched with all kinds of acquisitions, donations and deposits, who complete the global vision that the institution wishes to offer its visitors about Romanticism in Spain, emphasizing their status as home -Museum.

The Romantic Museum closed its doors in 2001 to undertake a comprehensive reform of the building, which also includes a reorganization of its rooms and the exhibition discourse. In 2009 it reopened occurs, under the new name of Museum of Romanticism, more in keeping with its contents.

Location

Adress

San Mateo, 13.
28004 Madrid.

Transports

 

METRO (PDF)
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Alonso Martínez Station (lines 4, 5, 10)

 

BUS LINE (Interactive MAP)
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3, 37, 40, 149

 

LOCAL TRAIN 
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Madrid – Recoletos

 

OPENING TIME

Closed: Mondays (including public holidays). 1 January, 6 January, 1 May, 24/25/31 December.
Winter opening hours (1 November to 30 April):
Tue – Sat: 9.30am – 6.30pm / Sundays and public holidays: 10.00am – 3.00pm.
Summer opening hours (1 May to 31 October):
Tue – Sat: 9.30am – 8.30pm / Sundays and public holidays: 10.00am – 3.00pm.

 

MORE INFORMATION

www.museoromanticismo.mcu.es

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