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Euskal Museoa Bilbao Museo Vasco

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Neighbourhood: Bilbo Zaharra
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Address: Plaza Miguel de Unamuno, 4, 48006 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 944 15 54 23
10:00 - 14:00
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon 10:00 - 19:00
Wed - Fri 10:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:00 - 13:30
16:00 - 19:00

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Curious and free on Fridays

We visited it on Friday, beca use they told us that it was free. Its curious and interesting. A lot of explanations. The staff was really nice.

Reviewed 7 June 2015
Albert P
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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138 reviews
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Reviewed 7 June 2015

We visited it on Friday, beca use they told us that it was free. Its curious and interesting. A lot of explanations. The staff was really nice.

Thank Albert P
Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

This was informative and good to see the basque region celebrated in this way. The exhibits get more interesting as you go higher up the building. The history etc is further up the floors. Lovely staff.

Thank Kevin P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

right by the casco Viejo metro station- opposite. really nothing much to see, however, and not worth paying for. If you have the Bilbao day card then you get free entry- so you may want to kill 5 minutes taking a quick look..

Thank Kate70
Kirkintilloch, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015

I happened across this gem of a place quite by accident in the old town; it is not high on the list of Things To Do in Bilbao, but it certainly should be. When I was there, there was a temporary exhibition of photographs of women at work through the decades which I found more interesting than the other temporary... More 

1 Thank ashuk
Chamonix, France
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163 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2015

This is a little gem in Bilbao. A very well organized museum presenting many aspects of the history, ethnology, ethnography and culture of the Basque people. I really enjoyed it, the building is also beautiful and the staff super helpful. Texts were all in three languages: english, euskerra and castellano.

2 Thank Cissa C
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2014 via mobile

If you don't understand the above mentioned languages, don't bother. The only saving grace is that the musuem counter staff was so nice and eager to share about the museum.

1 Thank naaley
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2014

The history of the Basque country from ancient times - very well laid out, very interesting - a good place to see while exploring the old town

Thank Frances1956
new jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2014

A free museum, housed in a former palace with a beautiful cloister with a multiple well thought out and constructed exhibits on Basque history and culture. Can not recommend highly enough.

Thank wajtv
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Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

Beautiful models of boats and the area. Also very nice building. Plus a bit about life and jobs of the past and local products.

Thank Jana P
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Reviewed 21 September 2014

well crafted museum telling the story of basque culture through a series of themes. Having information panels in English helped

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