Museums of Spain

    The most famous museums in Spain :

    Prado Museum

    The Prado Museum in Madrid is the capital of Spain. It is one of the most important collections of European art from the 12th to the beginning of the 19th century, based on the collection of the former Spanish monarchy. The Prado Museum is one of the buildings built during the reign of Charles III as part of a plan to build a grandiose to give Madrid urban space in 1785 to be originally the headquarters of the natural objects of the Institute, "Prado" Del Prado, later Paseo del Prado), and later to the museum. Work on the construction of the Museo del Prado between the reign of Charles III and during the peninsula war began and began again in the reign of the grandson of Charles III Ferdinand VII openedOn 19 November 1819 during the reign of Fernando VII. The construction of the Museo del Prado was used as the headquarters of the cavalry and the gunpowder of Napoleon's headquarters in Madrid during the War of Independence.

    The Taisen Bournemesza Museum

    The Taesen-Bornemisza Museum is one of the most important museums in Madrid, even months in the world. This museum contains nearly 1600 panels and pieces of art. The museum contains pieces from England, Holland and Germany, as well as paintings from outside Europe. This museum was the second largest museum in the world after the British Museum, but after the opening of many museums around the world, this title is no longer the Taisen Bournemesza Museum.

    Queen Sophia Art Center

    The Sofia Queen's Center for Art, or, as it is said, in Minarets or the Sofia Museum. This museum is specialized in the works of art in the twentieth century and contains pieces of art for the most artists around the world. But in particular, the Queen Sofia Museum is interested in the works of Spanish artists such as Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali. The most important piece of art in this exhibition is a painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso entitled Gernica, which simulates the explosion in the village of Gernica in northern Spain by the German army in World War II.

    National Museum of Spain

    The National Archaeological Museum of Spain is a museum that is interested in collecting artifacts from all cultures of the world. It was opened in 1867 by the decision of Queen Elizabeth II of Spain at the time. The museum building was changed and closed more than once in 2008, when the museum was closed and reopened in 2013. The antiquities inside the museum date back to eras and empires that ruled the world like the Greek, Roman and Pharaonic Empire. This museum also collects relics that symbolize different religions, the most important of which are Christian and Islamic, and ancient archaeological pieces.

    National Museum of Natural Sciences

    The National Museum of Natural Sciences is the National Museum of Natural and Wildlife Affairs in central Madrid. The museum was opened in 1772 by order of King Charles III. The name of this museum changed several times until it settled on that name recently. Most of the pieces in the museum were donated by the famous Spanish art collector Pedro Davilia. In this museum was discovered a platoon of scattered animal species called the Meghatir or as the Arabic language "digestion". This extinct animal distinguishes the National Museum of Natural Sciences in Madrid and others.

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