Palace's Royal Kitchen

Visiting Times

  • Winter (October to March). Daily: 10:15 - 17:00
  • Summer (April to September). Daily: 10:15 - 19:00

Dates closed in 2024

  • January 1: closed full day
  • January 6: closed all day
  • May 1: closed all day
  • October 12: closed all day
  • December 24: closed from 15:00 (locker closure at 14:00)
  • December 25: closed full day
  • December 31: closed from 15:00 (locker closure at 14:00)
  • In addition to the closures already planned, there may be additional closures also due to the celebration of official events.

Prices and Ticket Types

Royal Palace Visit + Royal Kitchen

The visit that is acquired with these prices is guided in the Kitchen and free in the Royal Palace. If you want to purchase the guided visit to the Palace, you must purchase the "Exclusive Tour of the Royal Kitchen" price and then the Royal Palace guided tour.

Guided tours purchased online are held in Spanish.

For all the rates that include the visit to the Palace, the selected time of your entrance corresponds to the time of visit of the Royal Kitchen, to realize it must be presented 5 minutes before in the specific meeting point located in the Entrance hall to Palace. The visit to the rest of the premises of the Royal Palace, can do it before or after the visit to the Royal Kitchen, taking into account the closing hours.

Standard Admission 18 € per person

  • Visitors that cannot benefit from the reduced or free admission.

Reduced Admission 11 € per person

  • Individual members of large families with accreditation by the Official Family Book.

  • Citizens between 5 and 16 years of age. Accreditation by means of identification card or passport from 14 to 16 years of age.

  • Persons over 65 years of age of the member States of the European Union or Latin American countries. By means of identification card, passport, driver’s licence, work or residency permit.

  • Accredited students up to 25 years of age with updated national or international student’s card.

Free Admission 4 € per person

Conditions to access the free visit of the Royal Palace:
  • Children under 5 years of age.

  • 18 May, International Museum Day. (Except closing days)
  • 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 in individual visit 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.

Free admission for the disabled: Persons with a disability of 33% or more are entitled to free admission. In addition, the person accompanying the disabled person may also enter the museums free of charge, provided that this person is essential for the visit and that this circumstance is stated on the disability card or resolution issued for this purpose. People with disabilities, and their accredited companions, can purchase their free tickets directly at the ticket office or, if they wish, they can contact us via this form to do so online. In any case, the documentation accrediting the disability and the need for an accompanying person must be presented at the ticket office on the day of the visit for validation by our staff.

Exclusive visit of the Royal Kitchen

Standard Admission 6€ per person

You must access the Royal Palace by the preferred door 15 minutes before the time indicated in your tickets, and present 5 minutes before at the specific meeting point located in the entrance hall to the Palace.

Interactive Audio Guides

Interactive audio guides will be available onsite.

How to get there

Address: Plaza de Oriente. MADRID

General: on the esplanade of Almudena

Groups: Groups Access on Bailén street.

  • Bus: Lines 3, 25, 39 and 148
  • Underground: Lines 5 and 2 (Opera station)
  • Commuter train: Príncipe Pío Station


Due to renovation works in the Royal Palace Kitchen, we recommend not to purchase tickets for people with reduced mobility.

The renovation work will be carried out on February 17, 18, 24 and 25, and March 2, 3, 9 and 10. We apologize for the inconvenience.

User reviews

based on 517 reviews
  • Felicidades al guía de la visita. Atento, divertido y llenando la visita de anécdotas y matices históricos.
  • Me ha encantado el ambiente del lugar y he disfrutado todavía más, gracias al guía.
  • Nos ha llamado la atención la " última tecnología " de la que disponían. Ha sido muy llamativo. Visita muy recomendable
  • Un guía excepcional, claro y muy simpático.
  • Visita muy interesante con una guía muy atenta y unas explicaciones buenas y divertidas. Todo el personal muy amable y atento.
  • Muy interesante y el guía muy amable y buenas explicaciones
  • La responsable de la visita ha dado unas explicaciones maravillosas.
  • La guía que nos hizo la visita fue espectacular.
  • La persona Guia Muy buena profesional. Cuando terminó la exposición la persona que cerraba el grupo nos pareció una "policía" muy Borde
  • Correcto.Todo muy interesante.
  • La guia ha realizado una visita en la que ha despertado el interés y curiosidad desde el primer momento. Lo recomendaré.
  • Visita muy recomendable y con un guía muy bueno que explicaba todo muy bien.
  • Me encantó, una visita muy interesante y diferente.
  • Muy interesante y excelentemente bien explicado. Nos ha encantado!
  • Maravillosa la guía. Gracias

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  • Jun 2024
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Guided Visit in Spanish
Kitchen + Palace: Standard Admission 18.00€
+ €0.77 booking fee
Subtotal: €18.77
Kitchen + Palace: Reduced Admission (5-16 years, +65 years, students up to 25 years) 11.00€
+ €0.77 booking fee
Kitchen + Palace: Free Admission (Less than 5 years old, Unemployed, PRM, Large Family) 4.00€
+ €0.77 booking fee
Royal Kitchen Only (Does not include tickets to the Royal Palace) 6.00€
+ €0.77 booking fee

How to get there?

La Real Cocina

Calle de Bailén, s/n, Madrid, 28071


La Real Cocina