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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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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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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Five Star Outside; Three Stat Inside

We couldn't get enough of this magnificent museum on the outside! We walked all the way around it and took pictures from every angle and from across the street. The museum was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

We couldn't get enough of this magnificent museum on the outside! We walked all the way around it and took pictures from every angle and from across the street. The museum was built arpund the Puente de La Salve bridge, amazing architecture! Designed by Frank O. Gerry. The building combines interconnecting shapes of limestone, titanium, and glass. We paid to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

I'm one who has never liked museums and always found them a little boring. Maybe its because I'm getting older, maybe not. But I had a brilliant time at the Guggenheim Museum. The art was outstanding and the stories behind the art were brilliant. The huge steel structure were also very interesting and a lot of unanswered questions, but isn't... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Great building from the outside, surtlundings also, but I can`t say I liked at all the exhibits onside. Due to works, we saw only the first and third floor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

I was breathless at every step I took to approach this museum. I went to Bilbao just to see it, and I was happy I did. It is and amazing building inside and out. It is located in a beautiful site. For better picture taking, cross to the other side of the river and on the bridge crossing. Inside the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

The best 8 euro you will ever spend , wonderful spaces , vast works of art in the most stunning gallery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

You'll never stop to taking pictures. It's such a creative, different and surprising building that every single corner is worth the visit. From the outside is an astonishing work of art and the inside is so rich in shapes and forms as the well known panelled and shiny cupolas. The museum is great. What we liked best was Richard Serra's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Loved "Puppy" sculpture by Jeff Koons. A must see. The architecture is amazing. Frank Gehry really outdid himself with this project. Highly recommend a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We drove 1.5 hours from Rioja wine country and it was worth it to see the amazing Gehry architecture. The exhibits were interesting but we saw everything in about 1.5 hours. If you go take the time to walk along the river in Bilbao and see how they have revived the city to a truly livable place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Interesting installation on ground floor consisting of tall, sheet metal "mazes" and shapes. The mid-level floor was closed. On the top level were some modern art exhibits. OK, but nothing to write home about.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

If you're into art this is the place for you. At only €8 it's a good way to learn something and kill a little time. They are very helpful and provide an audio tour.

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