This is a treasure of Spanish art and artifacts, from Bronze age tools to paintings by Goya, El Greco and Velasquez and more, including an extensive collection of historic textiles and photographs reflecting Spanish life in the Old World and the New World, in North and South America.
The ceramics and silver collection includes pieces from around the time Columbus was discovering America, and there’s another section of medieval Christian religious items, plus Islamic items reflecting the Moorish influence on Spain.
Look for the huge bronze sculpture of El Cid on his horse, at the entrance. FREE.
- 63 West 155th St. at Broadway
- Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 4:30pm and Sunday 1pm to 4pm.