Apart from the main galleries of Madrid, famous worldwide, there are other museums in the city that are worth visiting and Madrid’s History Museum is one of them. It’s not highly known, as it has been undergoing a complete restoration, however a visit won’t disappoint. The building will astonish you, especially the facade, with a Baroque gate designed by Pedro Ribera, dating back to the 18th century.
Inside, you will discover some jewels of Madrid’s History. One is the Texeira map, the oldest of Madrid, dating back to 1656; Another is the model of ancient Madrid, which shows how the city was in 16th century. A third is another model representing the capital of Spain in 1830. All the details are really minute and they’ll take you back in time to appreciate the past of the city.Madrid’s History Museum