Insurance Museum

The Insurance Museum offers an entertaining journey through the history of insurance

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Bárbara de Braganza Exhibition Hall
Bárbara de Braganza, 14 28004 Madrid

How to get there

By bus: 5 – 14 – 27 – 37 – 45 – 53 – 150

Metro: Line 4 (Colón) and Line 2 (Banco de España)

Train: C-2, C-7, C-8 and C-10

The Insurance Museum offers an entertaining journey through the history of insurance, a tool that man has used since time immemorial to protect himself from unforeseen events and to share risks in order to minimize their consequences.

Admission to the Insurance Museum, located at Calle Bárbara de Braganza, 14, in Madrid, is free of charge. You can also enjoy the Insurance Museum wherever you are with our virtual tour, which includes all the pieces exhibited in the museum room in addition to items preserved in our collections.

The exhibition takes you on a journey through the history of mankind through different milestones in insurance activity, including the first insurance policy, the appearance of the first maritime insurance and the creation of fire insurance for buildings.

In the Museum you will find curiosities including the record of the sinking of the Titanic and plaques from buildings insured against fire that began to be seen on the facades of buildings as a result of the Great Fire of London in 1666.

Guided tours for groupsSpecial guided tours for students
Target audienceGeneral public
 (maximum of 30 people per group) 
Students in Secondary Education or Vocational Training
(maximum of 25 students per tour)
Visiting DaysThroughout the year
 (except weekends, national holidays and the month of August)
School days during the school year
Opening hoursFrom 9 am to 5 pm
Approximate duration: 1 hour
PriceFREE admission
LanguageCastellano o inglés

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