Opening hours and ticket prices

Opening Hours

Main Venue. Sabatini and Nouvel Building

10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Check the opening times
Check the closing days

Venues Parque del Retiro. Palacio de Velázquez and Palacio de Cristal

April - September
Palacio de Velázquez: 10:00a.m. - 10:00p.m. Palacio de Cristal: 10:00a.m. - 9:00p.m
October 1 - 30
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
November - March
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Check the closing days

Free of charge days

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
1:30 - 7:00 p.m.
April 18, May 18 and October 12, December 6
Open and free all day

*Free tickets during these hours and days are just for individual public

Closing days

January 1 and 6, May 1, May 15*, November 9*, and December 24*, 25 and 31*
* Palacio de Cristal and Palacio de Velázquez will be opened until 5pm

Ticket prices

Main Venue. Sabatini and Nouvel Building

Boxoffice: 10 € / Online: 8 € + management expenses
General admission + audioguide (The Collection and temporary exhibition Lost, Loose and Love)
Boxoffice: 15,50 €
Two visits, on different days over one year
Boxoffice: 15 €
Free admission
  See details
Reduced admission with accreditation
  For cultural volunteers, members of official large families, staff employed of museums not attached to the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport.

Venue Parque del Retiro. Palacio de Velázquez and Palacio de Cristal

Free admission

Cards and memberships

Paseo del Arte Card
30,40 € See details
Annual Membership Card for National Museums
36,06 € See details


Ticket Offices close 30 minutes before closing time.

Visitors are kindly asked to clear the gallery 15 minutes before closing.

On Sunday the sale of tickets at the ticket office will finish at 2:00 p.m., apart from advanced bookings.

Palacio de Cristal would be closed on rainy days.