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"Rembrandt and Amsterdam portraiture, 1590-1670" exhibition and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza skip-the-line tickets

Availability: From 18 February 2020 to 30 August 2020
Duration: Flexible
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Portuguese , Russian , Japanese , Chinese , Korean
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover an exhibition on Rembrandt’s activities as a portraitist
  • Explore one of the most important cultural centers in Madrid
  • Take in a collection of almost 1,000 pieces
What to expect

For the first time in Spain, the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting an exhibition on Rembrandt’s activities as a portraitist, a genre the most important Dutch painter of the 17th century mastered. Together with around 20 of his portraits, the exhibition will include major examples by other artists active alongside him in Amsterdam during the Dutch Golden Age, with a total of 80 paintings and 16 prints, some never previously seen in Europe.

When Rembrandt arrived in Amsterdam in the early 1630s, the city already had portraitists such as Thomas de Keyser and Frans Hals (resident in the nearby city of Haarlem but with clients in the capital) who responded to significant market demand for such works. Others continued to arrive after Rembrandt, such as Bartholomeus van der Helst, attracted by the possibility of securing commissions.

Curated by Norbert E. Middelkoop, curator at the Amsterdam Museum, the exhibition will reveal the variety and quality of these works and will present the stories behind their subjects: married couples, craftsmen at work, children, scholars, businessmen, the artists themselves and important group portraits.

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What's included
  • Entrance to the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza (permanent collection)
  • Entrance to the temporary exhibition: "Rembrandt and the Portrait in Amsterdam" (from 18 February 2020 to 30 August 2020)
  • Audio guide (only if you select this option)
What's not included
  • Guide
Reduced price
  • Free Admission ticket: under 18 years old, people with disabilities, Comunidad de Madrid guide, other autonomous community guide, Amigo MNAC, Youth Card holders
  • Reduced Admission ticket: students, over 65 and pensioners

Note: Eligibility for reduced-rate and free tickets must be proved at the access-control point with a valid ID

Where

Paseo del Prado, 8, 28014 Madrid, Spain

Meeting point:

Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

What to remember
  • With this ticket, you can visit the museum's permanent and temporary exhibition
  • This ticket is valid only on the printed date
  • No re-entry to temporary exhibitions
  • Last visitors admitted 1 hour before closing
  • All galleries are cleared 5 minutes before closing
  • Please arrive 15 minutes ahead to facilitate admission at the scheduled time
  • Visitors are required to wear face masks and to keep the distance between each other
  • The use of gloves is mandatory in the museum shop. The museum will supply you with gloves and hand sanitizer to make your visit safer
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When

Permanent collection:

  • Tuesday to Sunday: 10.00am to 7.00pm
  • Mondays: free admission from 12.00pm to 4.00pm
  • The museum is closed on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December
  • On 24 and 31 December, opening hours are from 10.00am to 3.00pm

Temporary exhibition:

  • Tuesday to Sunday: 10.00am to 7.00pm
  • Saturday: 10.00am to 9.00pm

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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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