Tuesday, May 17, 2011

International Museum Day in Madrid

This Saturday night (14th May), Madrid's museums will be open until late  for Noche de los Museos (Night of Museums), an event which is celebrated in museums across Europe. The Prado and Thyssen will be open until 1am and with free entry in the evening, but there will be many other events taking place. The Costume Museum (Museo del Traje), will have a special exhibition and events dedicated to fashion from the 1970s, in neighbouring Alcalá de Henares, the birthhouse of Cervantes will be holding late-night guided tours.

On Wednesday 18th May, International Museum Day, the Prado and Thyssen Museums will also have free entry to both permanent and temporary collections.

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