Ministry of Culture (Spain)

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Ministry of Culture
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Headquarters (Madrid)
Agency overview
Preceding agency
  • Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport
Type Ministerio
Jurisdiction Spanish government
Headquarters Casa de las Sietes Chimeneas, 1 Plaza del Rey, Madrid
Annual budget 1.505.838.910 €, 2009[1]
Agency executive
Child agencies
  • Dirección General de Bellas Artes y Bienes Culturales[2]
  • Dirección General del Libro, Archivos y Bibliotecas[3]

The Ministry of Culture of Spain was the department of Spanish government responsible for culture until 2011, when it was absorbed into the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport.[4]

There is a junior minister for culture, José María Lassalle, while José Ignacio Wert is the minister for education, culture and sport.


  • Ministry of Culture
    • Subsecretary of Culture
    • General Technic Secretary
    • General Direction for Policy and Cultural Industries
    • General Direction of Fine Arts and Cultural Property
    • General Direction of Books, Archives and Libraries
    • General Subdirection of Libraries Coordination

Public organisms under direction of Ministry of Culture:

List of Ministers of Culture


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