Museo Tiflológico

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Museo Tiflológico
Plaza de Castilla Free

Owned and run by ONCE, the organisation for blind and partially sighted people, this special museum presents exhibitions of work by visually-impaired artists (the name comes from the Greek tiflos, sightless). Work here is intended to be touched, and is generally sculptural, three-dimensional, rich in texture and highly tactile. As well as temporary shows the museum has a large permanent collection of instruments devised to help the blind over the years, and a series of scale models of monuments from Spain and around the world.

Venue name: Museo Tiflológico
Contact:
Address: La Coruña 18
Madrid
28020
Opening hours: Open 10am-2pm, 5-8pm Tue-Fri; 10am-2pm Sat. Closed Mon, Sun and public holidays; Aug 1-14 Tue-Fri 10am-2pm; closed second half of August.
Transport: Estrecho (M: L1)
Price: Admission free.
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