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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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Address: Abandoibarra Et. 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: 944 35 90 00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining
Description: 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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Fantastic experience - twice

Have been to this fantastic museum two times. A marvellous building and exciting exibitions. Must recommand strongly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Bergen, Norway
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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Have been to this fantastic museum two times. A marvellous building and exciting exibitions. Must recommand strongly.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit - even if you only walk around the outside but then you'd miss the excellent exhibitions! Jeff Koons was on when I was there. The cafe is good although the restaurant was a bit rich for my taste.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

As museums go, this one is very good. Great building and very nice exhibits. However, they are extremely strict on the picture taking. Not only can you only take pictures of selected exhibits, they only want you to take then at certain angles. I found this to be a bit over the top.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Guggenheim Bilbao was a long time on my "bucket list" & did not disappoint - the exterior and the interior are just amazing and I was very fortunate to see the Jeff Koons exhibition. Take one of the free guided tours & the audio phone is also excellent.

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Tisnov, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I didn´t know that there are almost no permanent exhibitions. I really liked the building and explanation of audio guide that was included in the price of the ticket. Even thought one part of the exhibition wasn´t of my taste.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The building itself is very impressive with an imaginative design. The exhibits are mainly modern arts which did not inspire me at all. What is the point of blowing up some inflatables and call them art?! I thoroughly enjoyed the Matter of Time statues, well worth spending time in this room. I think this museum is the highlight of the... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

No need to write a review. It's an obvious must see and worth it. Book online to avoid having to queue tickets. Cafe and gift shop are good too :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This wonderful Frank Gehry construct has turned Bilbao into quite the tourist attraction. However, the crowds can be overwhelming, so be sure to be there as soon as they open. You'll be thankful and able to enjoy the artwork with relevant quiet.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I went to see the ''Art of the Motorcycle'' It was great to see the evolution of the motorcycle laid out all around the Museum. At night flames were shooting out from the area surrounded with water, along with a sound and light show. I have been to a few Guggenheim's and the one in Bilbao is my favorite.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Visiting the Guggenheim was the main reason we went to Bilbao and it didn't disappoint. Not only the architecture fantastic but the inside spaces and exhibitions were really engaging and made all the more accessible by the fanatic audio guides we were provided with at no extra cost. One tip: do book on line first. We queued for about 45... More 

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Additional Information about Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Address: Abandoibarra Et. 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: 944 35 90 00
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province  >  Bilbao
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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