Museum opening hours: M-F 10:00 to 14:00 hours

Tours and Temporary Exhibitions

Tours and Temporary Exhibitions


Through its guided tour programme, The Royal Tapestry Factory offers the opportunity to see weavers at work in its living museum.

The Royal Tapestry Factory’s old workshops enable visitors to travel back in time and learn about anecdotes and fun facts related to the ancestral craft of hand-weaving.

The tours take place at the Royal Tapestry Factory’s headquarters, a Neomudéjar-style building located in the heart of Madrid, in an area known as Paseo del Arte. Considered as a benchmark of both historical and contemporary decorative arts, the Factory received more than 10,000 visitors in 2016.

times Opening

Monday - Friday (excl. bank holidays): 10.00 - 14.00 h
Closed in August
Closed on December 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2017

Telephone: 914340550

Spanish: 10:00, 11:00, 12:00 and 13:00 h
English: 12:00 h
Duration: 45 minutes

Adult: € 5
Groups (+10 people): 4€
Children (6-12 years old): € 3.5
Senior Citizens groups (+10 people): € 3.5
Free entry: Mondays at 10:00

IMPORTANT: Groups can be made up of up to 25 visitors. Therefore, it is highly recommended to make a reservation before coming to the museum.


With a view to fostering the knowledge and admiration of outstanding textile art, the Royal Tapestry Factory organizes temporary and touring exhibitions at both its headquarters and those of collaborating entities.

The exhibition programme aims to turn the spotlight on the picture archive’s unpublished content, which consists of more than 450 tapestry cartoons, 1900 rug sketches and 350 Coat of Arms designs.

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