museo de bellas artes

The Fine Arts Museum is the major art gallery of Seville, which was built in the mid 1800´s on the ground of the Convento de la Merced. One of the best collections of fine Arts in Spain, mainly the 17th century Seville artists is found here.

The museum is well-known for lesser-known Spanish masters including baroque painters such as Francisco de Zurbarán and Bartolome Estéban Murillo. Both of whom lived in Seville. Visitors can see “El Greco´s” Retrato de Jorge Manuel,  a portrait of the artist´s son here.

Make sure you enjoy the varied collection of Seville tiles in the hall entrance.

In the Plaza del Museo, the square just outside the entrance of the museum you can find an artist market every Sunday morning.

Opening hours:

From June 16 to September 15:

From Tuesday to Sunday and holidays from 10:00 to 17:00 hours
Mondays (except holidays) closed

From September 16 to June 15:

From Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 20:30 hours
Sundays and holidays from 10:00 to 17:00 hours
Mondays (except holidays) closed

In 2014 the museum closed on January 1, May 1 and 24, 25 and 31 December.

Address:

Museo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla
Plaza del Museo, 9
41001 Sevilla

Fare:

1.5 EUR
Admission free for accredited  European Union citizens.

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