Madrid Archaeological Museum

Master Class at the Archaeological Museum

The Museo Arqueológico Nacional in Madrid holds a spectacular array of artistic treasures that make up the complex history of the land we now call Spain.

This 3-hour Master Class will help you understand the different layers of Spain’s earliest history through the various civilizations that settled and developed across the Peninsula. Our itinerary focuses on a discussion of the significance of the exhibits selected by us. Our careful choice of artifacts from the vast collection in the Museum includes examples of Prehistoric artistic expression, Iberian sculptures, magnificent Visigothic gold crowns, and exquisite ivory carvings from the Middle Ages. ...Description continued below

TOUR LENGTH: 3 hours.
Maximum group size: 6 people.

Group tour prices:
2 people: €80 per adult
3 people: €70 per adult
4 people: €60 per adult
5 people: €55 per adult
6 people: €50 per adult

Children under 4 free of charge

Guaranteed private tour: €50 supplement (e.g. 2 people €160 plus €50 = €210)

Solo travelers: If you are on your own but want to book a group tour and nobody else signs up, we will run a private tour for €160.

Family Special offer (guaranteed private tour):
For family units of up to 6 members including 2 or more children under 18 years of age: €240 flat fee per family.

Museo Arqueológico Nacional tickets: €3 per adult NOT included in the price.

Please bring a photocopy of your passport to qualify for reduced or free admission to the Museum (over 65 years old, children under 18, or students with a valid College or University ID)

Tuesday through Saturday: 10:00 or 14:30.
This tour does not run on Sundays, Mondays, or public holidays in the afternoons.

To ensure availability advance booking is required. As a very small company, we can rarely accommodate last-minute bookings, particularly during the high season.

Learn about the importance of the exchanges between East and West which took place in this land for millennia and their lasting influence on Spanish society to this day. This specially-designed itinerary of the National Archaeological Museum helps you visualize how different cultures shaped the landscape and the material culture of Spain across time.

This is a truly engaging learning experience designed and led by a fully qualified Art History university professor, Dr. Almudena Cros (BA Hons, MA, PhD Warwick University), with extensive teaching experience and specialist knowledge. Almudena has lived in Venice and Rome and she has led university study trips to archaeological sites in Spain and Italy (Segóbriga, Italica, Rome, Ostia Antica, Pompeii).

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