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Monastery of Las Descalzas Reales

General Public

Up to a maximum of 8 tickets per purchase


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  • From Tuesday to Saturday. Morning: 10:00 - 14:00 Afternoon: 16:00 - 18:30
  • Sundays and holidays. 10:00 - 15:00
  • Box office and admission to the Monastery close one hour earlier
  • Weekly closing: Mondays

Dates closed in 2022

  • January 1: closed entire day
  • January 6: closed entire day
  • April 13: closed entire day
  • April 14: closed entire day
  • April 15: closed entire day
  • April 16: closed entire day
  • May 1: closed entire day
  • December 24: closed entire day
  • December 25: closed entire day
  • December 31: closed entire day
  • In addition to the planned closings, there may be additional closings motivated by the holding of official acts. You can consult the list of closures for official acts

Special openings 2022

  • May 2 open until 15:00
  • May 16 open until 15:00
  • July 25 open until 15:00
  • August 15 open until 15:00
  • October 12 open until 15:00
  • November 1 open until 15:00
  • November 9 open until 15:00
  • December 6 open until 15:00
  • December 8 open until 15:00

Duration of the visit

  • Approximate duration of the visit: Guided visit one hour.


Individual Admission

The guided tours that are purchased online are all in Spanish

Single rate 6 €
Free Admission 0 €
  • Children under 5 years of age.
  • 18 May, International Museum Day. 12 October, National Holiday of Spain.
  • Large families with accreditation by the Official Family Book or equivalent of the EU and Latin American countries holders of residency or work permits of those nationalities.
  • Members of the ICOM (International Museum Council), by means of accrediting card of that organisation.
  • Official Tourist Guides with Official Tourist Guide card.
  • Professors with teaching staff card.
  • Persons with disability with accreditation. The accompanying person also has free access.
  • Persons in legal situation of unemployment that accredit this circumstance by means of Employment Demand Card or equivalent document issued by the competent organisation.
  • Wednesdays and Thursdays from 16 to 18:30 h., all year, for citizens of the European Union, residents and holders of work permit in that territory and Latin American citizens, following accreditation of nationality (national identification card, passport or driver’s licence) or residency or work permit. Only in ticket office

Group Admission

  • Agencies 5 €
  • Free 12 groups/day. Only the European Union and Latin American countries can benefit from free admission (except on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays).

Getting there

Address: Plaza de las Descalzas. 28013. MADRID

  • Bus: Lines 3, 25, 39 and 148
  • Underground: Lines 5 and 2 (Opera station)

The phones displayed on Google Maps may not match the official ticketing phone of National Heritage for this museum.

Access to box offices

Single box office (Plaza de Las Descalzas)

Accessibility to the monument

  • There is currently no access for disabled persons.


  • Maximum capacity has been established to access each of the National Heritage monuments.
  • Internet sales of tickets will be considered preferential. .
  • At the box office, only card payment will be accepted.
  • All the public will maintain a distance of 2 meters between people, with the only exception of minors or elderly dependents.
  • For reasons of capacity, some rooms may be excluded from the tour of the visit.
  • The use of masks will be compulsory for visitors six years of age and older, at all times of the visit, from the entrance to the site or monument until its departure.
  • The left luggage service will not be available. It will not be possible to access the monuments with objects larger than 30x20x20 cm. These packages must be transported in the front of the body, throughout the entire route of the visit.
  • Access with food or drink is prohibited.
  • National Heritage may establish permanent or random temperature controls, which will be non-invasive and will not require contact with the visitor. In the event that a body temperature compatible with the symptoms of COVID 19 is observed in any visitor, access to the monument will not be allowed.
  • Hydroalcoholic solution dispensers will be located in the access areas and at the points of contact with the public (ticket offices, information ...), for use by visitors.
  • Audio guides, electronic group guidance devices and brochures will not be available. As an alternative, visitors can download the Apps of the different monuments, to install them on their own mobile devices.
  • The use of elevators will be limited to strictly necessary cases