Prado Museum To Open With FREE Entry This Week

The Prado Muesum – the largest art museum in the world is to open it´s doors to the public on the 6th June for the first time since the state of emergency lockdown was announced on March 12th

Three months after it´s lockdown closure the vast halls of the Prado will once more be open to view the great works Velazquez, El Greco, Goya and Titian amongst their many luminaries again.

Entry will be free for the first two days – 6th and 7th June.

Thereafter the entrance price will be reduced to 7.50 EUR until further notice.

The museum has modified its opening times to be from Monday to Saturday from 10 until 20.00 and Sunday and bank holidays from 10 until 1700.

Due to the lockdown procedures and social distancing measures the capacity of the museum has been reduced to 30% of its pre-lockdown figure to allow for the required space between visitors.

Groups of no more than 5 people will be permited.

Timed entry tickets can be purchased online only.

Nearly 3 million people visited the Prado Museum in 2019.

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