Information & Facts
Villahermosa Palace, 8 Paseo del Prado
EUR8 (general); EUR5.50 (reduced). Free for children
Spanish is the official language, but English is widely
understood in areas frequented by tourists. Catalan, Galician and
Basque are spoken in the relevant areas.
Spain's official currency is the Euro (EUR). One Euro is divided
into 100 cents. Money can be exchanged at bureaux de change and
major hotels, but banks give the best rates. All major credit cards
and travellers cheques are widely accepted at most hotels,
restaurants, and shops. ATMs are widespread and are generally the
cheapest and most convenient method of obtaining money.
Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 7pm. Closed on Mondays, 1
January, 1 May and Christmas Day. The museum closes early, 3pm, on
24 and 31 December.
Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March
and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October). The Canary
Islands: GMT (GMT +1 in summer).