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Map of Prado Museum

The Prado Museum has a vast art collection and is one of the busiest museums in the world.

However, given the size of its collection, visitors often need help finding things inside the vast museum.

For this reason, the museum has dedicated rooms to a particular artist, period, or type of painting.

You can also find rooms full of decorative art, sculptures, prints, drawings, and photographs.

Once inside, you will encounter two main buildings: Villaneuva and Jeronimos.

Here’s a Prado Museum Map for better navigation.

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Prado has a lot of buildings around, which is why it is also known as the Prado Campus.

Prado Museum Artworks 

You can see artworks divided in the following manner at the museum:

ArtworksTime Period
Spanish PaintingFrom 1550 to 1880 AD
German Painting From 1750 – 1800 AD
French Painting From 1600 to 1800 AD
Flemish PaintingFrom 1600 to 1700 AD
Italian Painting From  1450 to 1800 AD
British PaintingFrom 1750 to 1800 AD
Sculptures 
Temporary exhibitions

Don’t miss out!

Prado Museum Map

Here’s an outline of the Prado Museum:

Ground Floor

After getting past the security check, you will enter the ground floor of the Prado Museum, Jeronimo’s building.

As you take a left, you will find yourself facing the courtyard.

Here you will find:

  • Temporary Exhibitions (A to B)
  • Lectures room
  • Auditorium
  • Prado Cafe
  • Prado Shop

As you take a right from the entrance, you see the Villanueva Building.

Here you will find:

  • Temporary Exhibition painting from 1110 to 1910
  • Sculpture
  • Romanesque Chapels (51C)
  • Berruguete (57B)
  • Van Der Wayden (58)
  • Bosch (56A)
  • Dürer (55B)
  • Raphael (49)
  • Goya (64 to 67)
  • Rosales (61B)
  • Gisbert( 61A)
  • Sorolla (60A)

First Floor

You can take the stairs or the escalator to get to the first floor of the Jerónimos Building.

This floor contains more temporary exhibitions in rooms C and D.

You can also find the medical room here with the help of the Prado Museum map.

Access the first floor of the Villaneuva building by taking the stairs.

You will see paintings from the 15th and 18th centuries.

Here you will find:

  • Greco (8B to10B)
  • Tizinao (24 to 27, 41 to 44)
  • Tintoretto (24, 41 to 44)
  • Carraviggio (6)
  • Poussin (2 to 4)
  • Lorena (2)
  • Rubens (16B, 28 to 29)
  • Velazquez (9A, 10 to 15, 15A)
  • Maino (7A, 9A)
  • Ribera (1,7-9)
  • Murillo (16-17)
  • Goya (32, 34-38)
  • Mengs (20, 38)
  • Tiepolo (19)

You will find the gift/souvenir shop and the Goya entrance here.

Second Floor

You can take an escalator to access the second floor of the Jerónimos Building.

This floor is reserved explicitly for the Leoni cloister and sculptures.

You will need to take the stairs to reach the second floor of the Villaneuva building.

It is filled with paintings and decorative art from the 17th and 18th centuries.

Here, you will find rooms for:

  • Reuben (78 to 79, 83)
  • Rembrandt (76)
  • Jan Brueghel (83)
  • Goya (85 to 87, 90 to 92, 94)
  • Mengs (89),
  • Treasure of the Dauphin (79B)

If you want to know more about the Prado Museum’s architecture and its extensions, read our article.

FAQs

How long does it take to walk through the Prado Museum?

Usually, visitors spend 2 to 3 hours exploring the Prado Museum.

However, if you want to observe every artwork at the museum, you can extend your stay to five hours.

How do I get to the first floor of the Villaneuva building?

You will have to take the stairs to reach the first and second floors of the Villaneuva building.

The stairs are near rooms 50, 52 A, 51 A, 67, and 71, and one is near the bookstore.

Where can I find temporary exhibitions in the Prado Museum?

Four rooms with temporary exhibitions exist at the Prado Museums: A, B, C, and D.

You will find the exhibitions on the ground and first floors of the Jeronimos building.

The rooms are located beside the escalator, making them easier to locate.

Where can you find the Prado Cafe?

You can find Prado Cafe on the ground floor of the Jeronimos building, near the courtyard.

While visiting, if you are still confused, the cafe is near the bookstore and gift shop.

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