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Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30 to 20:00 h. uninterrupted
Sunday and holidays from 10:00 to 15:00 h.
Every Monday of the year, January 1, May 1, 24, 25 and 31 December and two local holidays.
We advise the public that if they want to enjoy more comfort make the visit in the evening and during the morning there busiest and school groups.
Entrance fee: 3 €
Reduced price: € 1.50 (Groups consisting of 8 or more members and request 15 days in advance.
Cultural or educational-voluntary, consisting of 20 or more members upon request)
– Saturdays from 14:00
– Every Sunday
– May 18 (International Museum Day)
– October 12 (National Day of Spain)
– November 16: World Heritage Day
– December 6 (Day of the Spanish Constitution).
Paseo del Prado s/n. 28014. Madrid.
Iglesia Station (Línea 1)
Rubén Darío Station (Línea 5)
Gregorio Marañón Station (Líneas 7 y 10)
Lines 5, 7, 14, 16, 27, 40, 45, 61, 147 y 150.
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The museum was inaugurated in 1932 and was its first director the only son of Sorolla, Joaquín Sorolla García, which increased the legacy and created the Foundation.
The highlight of the collection is naturally painting Sorolla. The museum’s collection is the largest collection of works by the painter who remains in the same institution. Sorolla was staying with works that were painted by choice or by being family portraits were not intended for sale. It is, therefore, a very personal collection of the painter, complete with numerous drawings and «colored notes» oil tablets where the painter continuously collected his impressions.
In addition the museum has all the furniture and ‘other collections «that decorated the home life of Sorolla: sculptures and ceramics, mainly, and all kinds of goods: including easels, palettes and brushes Painter .
At the Museum most items Sorolla met in life is concentrated. Dominates the artist’s work, painting and drawing, which is the largest and most representative collection is preserved. It comes from donations that his wife and children gave the Spanish State to create the museum, and it increased in 1951 with the delivery of all goods by the son of Sorolla, Joaquin Sorolla García. Since 1982 it has been increased with acquisitions made by the Spanish State to complete the collection.
The large and representative collection of the Museum is of paintings of Sorolla own. They are works of medium and large format, and a lot of pieces of small format Sorolla called «colored notes» and performing as exercise or training, or for your own enjoyment is also preserved.
Sorolla practiced all genres, but especially the scenes of daily life, among which beach scenes, which are those that gave more fame.
Other collections: sculpture – pottery.