Medialab Prado is a citizens’ laboratory that serves as a place of encounter for the production of open cultural projects. Anybody can make proposals or sign up for proposals made by someone else and carry them out on a collaborative basis. Activities are structured around work groups, open calls for the production of projects, collaborative research and learning communities that address a very wide range of topics.
Plaza de las Letras,
Calle Alameda 15,
28014 Madrid, Spain.
Sundays and holidays
Bicimadrid: Calle Fúcar
Buses: Lines 6, 10, 14, 19, 26, 27, 32, 34, 37 and 45
Suburban train and long-distance: Train Station Atocha-Renfe
From Barajas Airport: Express Bus 24h
There is also a direct train to Barajas Airport
Car Parking: Reina Sofía
Lab 0, is an open space where we can find a couple of restored band saws, although they are currently not in use, they are a wink to the building’s historical past. In this space different type of activities and events take place; meetings, workgroups, concerts and performances take place here. It serves also as showcase for the results of the production workshops
Lab 0 has a maximum occupancy of 140 people, and a usable space of approximately 290m2.
Lab 1 is located above Lab 0, connecting with the former through two large square holes on the ground. These holes were used to facilitate the movement of large pieces of wood between the two floors when the building served as a sawmill. Lab 1 is a multipurpose space, mostly used for workshops and meetings, it also serves as an exhibition space.
Lab 1 has maximum capacity of 115 people, and a usable space of approximately 240m2.
Minilabs are small spaces of about 45m2 each. They are ideal for meetings or small workshops. They have a maximum occupancy of 25 people each.
Medialab-Prado’s auditorium is an ideal place for presentations, concerts, exhibits and other medium to large format venues.
It has a maximum occupancy of 210 people, and a surface of approximately 280m2.
Medialab-Prado has 3 apartments destined for guest residencies. The apartments have a common space as well as a small office.
The canteen is a place to have coffee, lunch or dinner, in a comfortable ambience that can also be used for small meetings, caterings, etc. It also has an open terrace, enjoyable throughout most of the year.
It has a maximum occupancy of 100 people and a usable space of approximately 160m2.