Peek into the Museo Cerralbo to understand the lifestyle of Spanish aristocracy in 19th century Madrid.

Know Before You Go

Be sure not to miss the collections of intricate chandeliers made from Murano glass.
Don't miss the ballroom on the top floor with its colorful ceiling!
There are numerous rooms designated to pieces from China, ancient Rome etc.
The museum is worth a visit just for the architecture, and isn't as crowded as some of the bigger museums in Madrid.
Templo de Debod is across the street.
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 Highlights

Museo 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.

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