Ever wonder how wealthy Madrilenos (people from Madrid) used to live? The Museo Cerralbo will show you just that. Nestled among the modern apartment buildings near Plaza de Espana, this opulent, old mansion gives you a glimpse into the life of wealthy Marques de Cerralbo (1845-1922).
Located in what used to be the home of Marquis of Cerralbo, a wealthy Madrid aristocrat, you will be transported back in time to experience life for an aristocratic family in late 19th century Madrid. The collection includes paintings, sculptures, ceramics, glassware, tapestries, furniture, coins, medals, drawings, prints, clocks, weapons, armour and more. All of it was donated by the Marquis to the city of Madrid to be enjoyed by future art connoisseurs.
Key HighlightsMuseo Cerralbo exhibits the vast collections of the Marques de Cerralbo, member of a well known aristocratic family of Madrid. Housed in his opulent mansion, Museo Cerralbo gives us a profound look into the life of a wealthy Spaniard. The collections include paintings, weapons, sculptures, and chandeliers.