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Educational Group

The Prado Museum offers educational groups different modalities of visit:

• Free visit: Self-led tour aimed to school groups from centers that provide formal education of all levels, from preschool to university. These groups of students must be led by their own teachers. The booking is compulsory and free and must be made at least 24h prior to the visit. It is limited to the permanent collection and not offered for temporary exhibitions. The maximum number of members per group is 30, including teachers.

• El arte de educar: The programme El arte de educar, created by the Museo del Prado in partnership with Fundación “la Caixa”, offers schools different educational tours tailored to the specific needs of each age group, from preschool to upper secondary school. Tours are given in Spanish, although itineraries in English will also be available starting in January 2019.

El arte de educar is offered from October to June. The “self-led tour” option is available year-round. The type of tour selected should be appropriate for the group’s educational level. Tickets for El arte de educar programme must be purchased no later than the 25th of the month prior to the tour date.



Free Visit - Self-led tour

Self-led group tours allows groups from centers that provide formal education to visit the museum freely, guided by their own teachers. The only requirement is to confirm the booking at least 24h prior to the visit. A form will be e-mailed to you and you will have to bring it, as well as the booking confirmation, with the name of the teachers that will lead the group, signed and stamped by your school.

Take into consideration that this visit does not include a guide. The museum reserves de right to allow or decline the visit to temporary exhibitions or to stablish special visit conditions regarding time, length of the visit, number of members, etc. in order to guarantee the quality of the visit.

Availability is limited, so we please ask you to book only in those cases you have a certainty you can make the visit and, in case it is necessary, contact us at with the possible cancelations, so other groups can enjoy their visit.

Please, press continue to confirm the booking as a Self-led group tour visit: