Cultural Activities


Students will receive a weekly e-newsletter called Qué pasa with cultural activities going on in and around Madrid.

**Remember that your Public Transportation Card (Abono Joven) grants you free access to the Reina Sofia, Thyssen, and Museo del Prado. 

And also you can go to some locations outside the Comunidad de Madrid for free by bus, such as Toledo !!


What BU will reimburse you as cultural activities:

  • Madrid Royal Palace, full ticket
  • El Escorial, full ticket
  • Any National Museums in Madrid, up to 5€
  • Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofia Museums are free with the Madrid Transportation Card Abono Joven, so they are not reimbursed
  • Alhambra, up to 15 €. Buy your official Alhambra Tickets here.
  • Outside of Madrid, maximum 3 museums per city, up to 5€
  •  Parque Güell, Casa Batlló, up to 5€

What BU will not reimburse, among other things:

  • Museums such as Museo de la Tortura, Museo del Chocolate, etc.
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Concerts
  • Terraces and/or miradors
  • Círculo de Bellas Artes
  • And many other things. Before purchasing tickets, you can always ask us if you have questions about what will be reimbursed.