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Museums, culture and art

Arguably one of the most historic cities in all of Spain , it comes as no surprise that the museums of Toledo are packed with cultural treasures. Visit the city’s many museums to get a look back into the last 2,000 years of Toledan history. And as the world turns, so does Toledo – check out the more modern museums to see priceless works of contemporary art. Whether you’re interested in ancient history, architecture, archaeology, or modern art, there’s simply no shortage of things to absorb in Toledo.


Museum of Contemporary Art

Set in the "Casa de las Cadenas," one of the most remarkable buildings in the old Jewish quarter, and with a fascinating 16th century look, this modern art gallery has exhibitions of many noteworthy 20th century pieces. The museum houses paintings, sculptures, drawings, and engravings as well as pieces that span from pastoral landscapes to surrealist art with several examples of other significant contemporary movements.

Calle Bulas Viejas, 15
tel. (+34) 925 227 871

 

Museum of Visigoth Councils & Culture

Built in the 12th century, this is one of the oldest churches in Toledo and a great example of one of the first Mudejar-style buildings in the city. The museum contains some incredibly well-made and interesting reproductions of crowns from the Guarrazar Treasure as well as Visigothic remains.

Calle San Román
Open Tuesday to Saturday 10h – 14h and 16h – 18h30 / Holidays and Sundays 10h – 14h
tel. (+34) 925 227 872

FREE entry

 

Museum of Victorio Macho

Victorio Macho was an iconic figure of realist sculpture and, housed the artist’s former home, the museum baring his name contains some of the artist’s most well-known sculptures, as well as several interesting drawings, sketches, and notes. Be sure to check out the wonderful views from its garden.

Plaza de Victorio Macho, 2
Open Monday to Saturday 10h – 19h / Sunday 10h – 15h
€3 entry / FREE under 12yrs.
tel. (+34) 925 284 225
www.realfundaciontoledo.es

 

The Military Museum

Situated in the Alcázar fortress, it houses large collections from the 19th century up to today. The collections include various swords, firearms, artillery, flags, and uniforms. Beyond these relics, there are displays of models, miniatures, and collections from the Romero Ortiz Museum as well as the House of the Dukes of Medinaceli It also houses the remains of Roman and medieval structures, in addition to some more modern constructions.

Calle Unión (Alcázar)
Open Jun 1 to September 30, Thursday to Tuesday 10h – 21h / Sunday 10h – 15h
October 1 to May 31, Thursday to Tuesday 10h – 19h / Sunday 10h – 15h
€5 entry / FREE Sunday and everyday for students
tel. (+34) 925 238 800
www.museo.ejercito.es/

 

Museum of Santa Cruz

Several 16th and 17th century paintings from Toledo are housed in this museum, and of course a number works by El Greco. Moreover, there is an impressive exhibition of archaeological riches as well as some truly impressive architectural achievements noticeable upon entry at the museum’s Plateresque doorway, in its lovely patio, and its coffered ceilings.

Calle Miguel de Cervantes, 3
Open Monday to Saturday 10h – 18h30 / Sundays: 10h – 14h
Closed January 1, May 1, and December 25
FREE entry
tel. (+34) 925 221 402
www.patrimoniohistoricoclm.es/museo-de-santa-cruz/

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