Forty thousand square meters of extension and more than 650 pieces making up the inaugural exhibition. That is the Royal Collections Gallery, the new National Heritage museum that opens to the public at the end of this month and that, on the occasion of its inauguration, will celebrate four days of open doors and free admission so that the public can visit it at zero cost.
The museum – of whose opening National Heritage says that it is “the most important cultural and museum event in Spain in the last decade” – will include among its pieces “paintings, sculptures, armor or tapestries signed by artists such as Velázquez, Goya or Caravaggio«.
On the other hand, the official inauguration –which will be attended by the King and Queen– will be held on July 25“so as not to interfere with the electoral calendar”, as announced at a press conference a few days ago by the Minister of the Presidency, Relations with the Courts and Democratic Memory, Félix Bolaños.
Opening hours and prices of the Gallery of the Royal Collections
The days of Open doors and free admission will take place from June 29 to July 2 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.which will also be the normal hours of the Gallery of the Royal Collections.
As for the rates to visit this museum, they are the following:
- general admission: €14
- reduced entry: €7
On the other hand, as in many other museums in Madrid, there is a specific period of time during which visiting them is free. In the case of the Gallery of Royal Collections, This free schedule is from Monday to Thursday from 6:00 p.m..
New museums in Madrid
Speaking of museums, in recent times in Madrid they have opened some new ones. This is the case of Serrería Belga –which occupies the space where MediaLab Prado once stood–, the La Arquería exhibition hall (in Nuevos Ministerios) and the Museo Gran Vía, 15 –which currently houses an Okuda expo–.