The Royal Tapestry Factory in Madrid is an outstanding institution within the Spanish cultural scene and has developed into one of the world’s most prestigious and recognized ones, offering a singular perspective on our rich artistic heritage. Stablished by the first Bourbon king in Spain, Philip V and with over three hundred years of history, extraordinary textiles of enormous beauty are manufactured nowadays with the same techniques than centuries ago by our expert master weavers.
Housed in a 19th century building considered Cultural Heritage, the guests are allowed to visit the museum where textile pieces and historical graphic designs are displayed and have the privilege of admiring craftsmen creating tapestries and rugs in the workshops.
Together with the manufacture, restoration is the most important activity in whose department any type of historical textiles displayed in museums are restored. Thanks to the investment on new technologies, as anoxia, use of drone for aerial photography, stereoscope or a large size cleaning pool, this department stands out in the international scene receiving commissions from institutions or particular clients from all over the world. With all that, the Royal Tapestry Factory carries out an essential task preserving the Spanish textile heritage and advancing towards future in researching and creation in this sector.
Calle Fuenterrabía n. 2 28014 Madrid - Spain