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Madrid for Free

Sights, museums, and monuments for free in Madrid, Spain

Madrid for Free
Always free
Sometimes free

Madrid has a real dearth of totally free sights, aside from a few palaces and the like you can see from the outside. However, to make up for it, practically every major sight with the exception of the Thyssen Museum is admission-free at least one day a week (usually Wednesday or Sunday). See the SOMETIMES FREE page for details.

Plaza Mayor - The loveliest square in Madrid, with 16th century frescoes palaces and overpriced cafes... » Full Story

Museo Taurino (Bullfighting Museum) - A museum devoted to the history of Spain's bloody "sport"... » Full Story

Museo Naval - Ah, the glories of the Spanish Armada, from the voyages of Columbus to the Battle of Trafalgar... » Full Story

Museo Tifológico - Perhaps the coolest museum for the blind there is, well worthwhile even for the normally sighted... » Full Story


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This article was last updated in January 2007. All information was accurate at the time.

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