Museum of the Americas (Madrid)

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Museum of the Americas
Museo de América
Museo de América de Madrid - 01.jpg
Museum's building
Established1941
LocationMadrid, Spain
Coordinates40°26′17″N 3°43′19″W / 40.438131°N 3.722069°W / 40.438131; -3.722069
TypeArtistic, archaeological and ethnographic
Websitemuseodeamerica.mcu.es
Museum of the Americas
Native name
Spanish: Museo de América
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LocationMadrid, Spain
Official name: Museo de América
TypeNon-movable
CriteriaMonument
Designated1962
Reference no.RI-51-0001378
Museum of the Americas (Madrid) is located in Spain
Museum of the Americas (Madrid)
Location of Museum of the Americas in Spain

The Museum of the Americas (Spanish: Museo de América) in Madrid, Spain is a national museum that holds artistic, archaeological and ethnographic collections from the whole Americas, 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 the Americas
  • The reality of the Americas
  • Society
  • Religion
  • Communication

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