Prado Museum Guided Tour Highlights
- Discover the beautiful works of art on display at the Prado Museum in the company of an expert historian.
- Get skip the line access as well and head straight to the museum without queuing up.
- Be part of an exclusive private group of no more than six people.
- Enjoy the eclectic collection of the Spanish monarch which includes The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hyeronimus Bosch and The Descent from the Cross by Roger van der Weyden.
- Trace the historical development of Spain through the works of the Venetian artist Titian and his representation of the Habsburg Dynasty.
- Learn about the relations between patrons and the painters at the Goya rooms with masterpieces like The Family of Charles IV.
Why You Shouldn't Miss This
The Prado Museum is a landmark of huge national and global importance. Occupying a 18th-century Neo-classical building, the Prado Museum is home to over 20,000 works of art that include around 7,500 paintings, 8,000 drawings, 4,800 prints, and 1,000 sculptures and other works of art and historical documents.
The museum was opened in 1819 as a museum of paintings and sculpture and was influenced heavily by the existing royal collection. This royal collection still forms the main core of the museum's exhibitions. Some of the greats whose works adorn the Prado walls are Francisco Goya, El Greco, Diego Velazquez, Hieronymus Bosch, Peter Paul Rubens and Titian. Thousands of other paintings from the Renaissance and Baroque period are also on display at the Prado Museum.
This private guided tour of the Prado Museum will show you the best highlights of the museum. Exploring the Prado can be overwhelming because of its sheer size and the number of artworks it holds. In the company of a guide, you will breeze through the galleries as your guide shows you the classics, giving you all the information you'll need to make this visit memorable.
The tour begins with the private collections of Spanish monarchs. Popular works of art from this core or royal paintings include The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch and The Descent from the Cross by Roger van der Weyden, two of the most important paintings in the Prado. From here, your guide will lead you through a succession of galleries and show you the major highlights of the museum.
Some of the popular works of art include "Las Maninas" by Diego Velazquez, Goya's "Maja" series, "Emperor Carlos V on Horseback" by Titian, "David Victorious over Goliath" by Caravaggio and much more.
- Prado Museum skip the line tickets
- Led by a professional art historian
- Small group walks of no more than six people
You will be refunded 85% of the total amount paid if you cancel up to 48 hours prior to the experience.
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