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Museum of Prado
You HAVE TO visit the Museum of Prado!!!!!!!
The Museum is open Tuesday-Sunday,and holidays 9.00am- 7pm
It will be open also : 24/12, 31st of december, Holy Friday and 6/1 9.00 am-2pm.
Instead it will be closed all Mondays, on the 1st of January, 1st of May and 25th of December.
Is possible to entry till half an hour before it closes
Generally it's about 3,01 €
If there is a discournt it will be:1,5 €
(for istance if you can show an IC that says that you're still studying or if you're in a group, but in this case you have to advert before).
Who is younger than 18 years ola and older than 65 can entry without paying.
Anyway, is possible to entry without paying on Sunday, on 18th of May (that is the international day of museums), 12th of October (National day) and 6 of December (Constitutional Day).
If you are a group you can arrange entries on Tuesday 1pm-5.30pm, Wednesay, Thursady, Friday and Saturday 9am-5.30 pm.
Tel:(91) 330.28.25 ó (91) 330.28.31
Fax (91) 330.28.59
Directions: To get there:
Metro: Estaciones de Banco de España y Atocha
Buses: 10,14,27, 34,37 and 45 from Cibeles or Paseo del Prado; 6,10,14,19 from "Glorieta de Carlos V"
Train: Estación de Atocha
Other Contact: http://museoprado.mcu.es
Phone: Tel.:913302800 Fax.: 913302856
The Museum is open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am.-7pm.
It's closed on Monday,on the 1st of January,1st of May and 25th of Dec.
Through this Museum is possible to travel and visit more than 7 centuries of the history of arts and see masterpieces. The tour starts from second floor with the most ancient art works and finishes at the ground floor with the art works of the XX century.
Directions: Is possible to get there with these buses: 1, 2, 5, 9, 10, 14, 15, 20, 27, 34, 37, 45, 51, 52, 53, 74, 146 e 150.
Other Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: +34 91 369 01 51
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