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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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Address: Abandoibarra Et. 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
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American architect Frank Gehry is responsible for this architectural...

American architect Frank Gehry is responsible for this architectural masterpiece: this fantastic chrome and metal creation houses a large collection of modern and contemporary art, a continuation of the Guggenheim legacy.

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Big Art!

Certainly the Frank Gehry designed building is the most impressive piece of art you will see here. But inside are some unusual and noteworthy installations as well. This is a... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Certainly the Frank Gehry designed building is the most impressive piece of art you will see here. But inside are some unusual and noteworthy installations as well. This is a spacious museum which allows for large pieces to be on display both inside its wall and outside as well. Unlike a more conventional art museum (the Prado comes to mind)... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visit early morning to avoid the crowds. Well worth a visit...some good stuff amongst the Emperors new clothes! Cafe good!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This Museum itself worth a trip to Bilbao. It's amazing the building and very good the collection and exhibitions. You can spend some hours in an outstanding place and lost your self in the amazing Serra huge sculptures

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic modern art, some of it was a bit surreal for me but other parts were amazingly clever, well worth a visit. If you are not a big fan then just wandering around the outside is a experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A fabulous, mammoth metal construction, which dominates both the river area and new town skyline, different experiences throughout the day, surrounded by major iconic sculptures.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The museum is very interesting and well-worth a visit for abstract art lovers or for those who are interested in learning more about abstract art. We had a very good private tour guide, David, who was delightful and very informative for my daughters, who learned a lot! A great range of artworks including Jeff Koons, Picasso, Richter and a lot... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A spectacular piece of architecture one would hardly expect to find in a smaller provincial city such as this one. However, Bilbao and the coastal region was one of my "best stops" on a one month tour of Spain. Look for the giant spider on the riverside of the Guggenheim and the floral puppy on the street side. Nice (if... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was expecting the building to be amazing, but didn't know there would be a huge installation of Richard Serra, which was the highlight for me and my 10 year old son. The 8 year old girl liked the abstract expressionists and huge playground right next to the museum. The parents took turns going back in after our initial pass... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The structure of the museum is very impressive from outside. It is a beautifully curved architecture and it looks magnificent. There is nothing much in Bilbao so @13 euro per person, it is certainly worth the visit. But it is not a museum for everyone. There are some steel structures but nothing very impressive for an engineer like me. Then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The architecture is really breathtaking! The mix of glass and titanium is amazing. Inside, the space is very luminous and clear.You get some really good sensations! The iron structure on ground floor made by Richard Serra is just a masterpiece and a must see! Good collection inside. Great job.

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