"The Magritte machine" exhibition and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza skip-the-line tickets
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"The Magritte machine" exhibition and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza skip-the-line tickets

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Availability: From 14 September 2021 to 30 January 2022
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Validity: Flexible
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Do this because
  • Discover a collection of the artist René Magritte
  • Explore one of the most important cultural centers in Madrid
  • Admire more than 90 artworks of this Surrealist painter
  • Uncover a selection of photographs and amateur films made by the artist
What to expect

Admire the first retrospective devoted to the Surrealist painter René Magritte that takes place in Madrid since the exhibition organized by the Fundación Juan March in 1989. The Magritte machine exhibition, held in the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza focuses on the repetitive, combinatorial element present in the work of the painter, whose obsessive themes constantly reappear with innumerable variations.

Curated by the museum’s artistic director, Guillermo Solana, the exhibition presents more than 90 artworks is divided into 7 different sections:

  • The magician’s powers
  • Image and word
  • Figure and background
  • Picture and window
  • Face and mask
  • Mimicry
  • Megalomania
  • The Magritte machine exhibition is completed by a selection of photographs and amateur films made by the painter, courtesy of Ludion Publishers, presented in the Museum's 1st-floor Balcony Gallery.

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    COVID-19 information
    The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Entrance to the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza (permanent collection)
    • Entrance to the temporary exhibition: "The Magritte machine" (from 14 September 2021 to 30 January 2022)
    • Audio guide (only if option selected)
    What's not included
    • Guide
    Reduced price
    • Free admission ticket: under 18 years old, people with disabilities, Comunidad de Madrid guide, other autonomous community guides, Amigo MNAC, Youth Cardholders
    • 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, 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 their distance from 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:

    • Monday from 12.00pm to 4.00pm (free entrance)
    • Tuesday to Sunday from 10.00am to 7.00pm
    • 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 from 10.00am to 7.00pm
    • Saturday from 10.00am to 9.00pm

    Magritte. Photographs and films:

    • Monday from 12.00pm to 4.00pm (free entrance)
    • Tuesday to Sunday from 10.00am to 7.00pm
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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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