Museum of the Americas (Madrid)

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This article is about the Museum of the Americas in Madrid. For other uses, see Museum of the Americas.
Museum of the Americas
Museo de América
Museo de América de Madrid - 01.jpg
Museum's building
Established 1941
Location Madrid, Spain
Coordinates 40°26′17″N 3°43′19″W / 40.438131°N 3.722069°W / 40.438131; -3.722069
Type Artistic, archaeological and ethnographic
Website museodeamerica.mcu.es
Museum of the Americas
Native name
Spanish: Museo de América
Museo de América (Madrid) 03.jpg
Location Madrid, Spain
Official name: Museo de América
Type Non-movable
Criteria Monument
Designated 1962[1]
Reference No. RI-51-0001378

The Museum of America (Spanish: Museo de América) in Madrid (Spain) is a National museum that holds artistic, archaeological and ethnographic collections from the whole American continent, ranging from the Paleolithic period to the present day.

As an institution, the museum was founded in 1941, and in 1962 all the funds were definitively moved to its current premises. The permanent exhibit is divided into five major thematical areas:

  • An awareness of America
  • The reality of America
  • Society
  • Religion
  • Communication

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