If you are in Madrid for your holidays or for a long period of time, you should visit the Naval Museum of Madrid which story started in 1792. At that time the Captain of the Real Armada (Royal Navy), Antonio Valdés, wanted to gather all that was necessary for the military training of the army corps. In that sense, the Naval Museum of Madrid gathered an important quantity of books, objects, maps, manuscripts and other materials to complete the collections that nowadays we can admire in the museum.

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Naval Museum of Madrid. Picture by Zaqarbal on flickr

Currently, the Madrid´s naval museum is located at the 5 Paseo del Prado and it is administrated by the Defense Department. The exhibition halls of this museum in Madrid are chronologically organized and contain the collections of historical objects protected by the Armada from the 15th until today.

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Madrid´s Naval Museum, picture by AMB Brescia on flickr

There are permanent exhibitions in Madrid in the Naval Museum: exhibitions of plastic and decorative arts, weapons, decorations and numismatics, ethnographic objects, nautical and scientific instruments, uniforms and everything that refers to the naval construction and the navy. The Naval Museum of Madrid is without a doubt one of the most interesting museums in Madrid because it allows us to make a trip inside the history of the Naval Army.

To reach this museum in Madrid, you can take the metro and go to the Banco de España station (line 2). The Madrid´s Naval museum is opened from Tuesday to Sunday between 10 a.m. and 18 p.m.

The Naval museum of Madrid is one of the museums in Madrid where you can learn and have a good time. The Spanish capital offers a lot of others things to enjoy, so if you want to have a stay in the city, you should rent an accommodation by days in Madrid. There are a lot of options of apartments by day, by week, by month

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Naval Museum of Madrid. Picture by AMB Brescia on flickr

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