Discover Gran Via's history

The permanent exhibition is distributed in the main rooms of this Palace, a witness to the life of Madrid's streets in its begginings.

"Memories of Gran Via" is composed of 175 historical character pictures from the fotographic collection of ABC and EFE, some of them taking, even it the late nineteenth century. All of them are distributed in 15 areas of the Casino, each is talking about a different theme. 

On the ground floor visitors will find generic pictures that symbolize the split of whole exhibition located in hall, multi-experience building space and "GV Artist's Bar". After the entrance door to the Game Room, a corner where you can see some old pictures of the daily Madrid's life. In the first flight of stairs that acsend  to the first floor, you can find various views of the Gran Via. 

In the height of the atrium you'll find pictures that reflect the construction of the Gran Via. Visitors continue their tour of the distrubutor that provides access to the room with Electronic Roulettes, where are placed pictures of Montera street, almost unrecognizable due to the passage of the time and in that room you'll be entertained watching places near to Gran Via, such as: Puerta del Sol, Plaza de España and Alcala street. In the Room with Roulettes have place those "Memories" dedicated to the nightlife and the entertaiment a few decades ago, while in the room with Black Jack, the protagonists are various anegdotes happened in this very symbolic street of Madrid.

Going to the second floor , on stairs, in the atrium and in Baccarat Room Casino has colocated moments of war or political events lived in Gran Via´s streets, while the distribudor access to the "Circulo Mercantil" Restaurant shows different pictures of spanish Kings. And in the dinning room you'll find a different events of Madrid´s society that had place in this building. The Bullé Champagne Bar winks at some panoramic pictures of Puerta del Sol. The visitor can finish the walk in the Poker Room, a trubute to Cibeles and Neptuno. 

In addition, each picture has included a QR code, which anyone can download information of each photo. A great apportinity to be carried away the restaurant and entertaiment proposals in different Casino areas. 

Enjoy the exhibition and try your luck!!!

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