Founded in 1819, The Prado Museum (Museo del Prado in Spanish) is thought to hold one of the world’s finest collections of European art. For anyone interested in art, history, or European culture, a trip to Madrid wouldn’t be complete without visiting Museo del Prado! With a collection covering almost 1,000 years of European art, the museum is regarded as one of the greatest art museums on Earth. A visit to the museum can be simplified by buying your Museo del Prado tickets in advance, thereby skipping the ticket office lines. It can also be enhanced by making use of a guided tour, that can bring the historical and cultural context of the paintings to life. We’ll discuss and compare all of the available options, so you can find the ticket or tour that’s right for you.