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, close to the area known as Paseo del Arte. Considered as a benchmark of both historical and contemporary decorative arts, the Factory received more than 12,000 visitors in 2018.

In addition to our regular guided tours in the opening hours of the factory, we also offer private guided tours adapted to the needs of our most demanding users.

times Opening

Monday - Friday (excl. bank holidays): 10.00 - 14.00 h
Closed in August

Spanish: 10:00, 11:00, 12:00 y 13:00 h
English: 12:30 h
Duration: 45 min/1 hour

General Price: 5 €

Reduced Price (with accreditation): 4 €
Citizens who are officially unemployed
People over the age of 65
Disabled people
Students and youths under the age of 18
Groups with reservation (10 people or more)

Free admission
Children under the age of 6
Guided tour on Monday at 10 am (in Spanish)

Private guided tours available in English and Spanish apart from the opening hours of the factory. (Consult availability and price in

Tlf: 914340550
email: (indicate number of people and date preferences)

IMPORTANT: Access to the factory only is allowed through the guided tour. Each guided tour has a visitor-capacity limited to 25 people. Therefore, it is highly recommended to make a reservation before coming to the RFT facilities.


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The exhibition programme aims to turn the spotlight on the picture archive’s unpublished content, which consists of more than 450 tapestry cartoons, 1900 rug sketches and 350 Coat of Arms designs.

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