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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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Great exhibits and worth the entrance fee. Make sure to take your time as it's not a place to go in a hurry. Audio guide is quite useful to understand the motivation for each... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great exhibits and worth the entrance fee. Make sure to take your time as it's not a place to go in a hurry. Audio guide is quite useful to understand the motivation for each author. If you know your time, book online earlier (best few days in advance) to skip the queue or alternatively aim to get there just after... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Visually stunning. We also ate in the bistro, the Taster menu with accompanying wines. It was amazing. Highly recommended!

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Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

After having seen a Richard Serra exhibition some years ago, we knew that visiting the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is a must. We were overwhelmed by the permanent exhibition “The Matter of Time”. Words can hardly describe the artwork. For anyone who wishes to enjoy the sculptures and try to feel what it is all about visit the exhibition first... More 

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leiria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The unique Bilbao museum, the building that changed one city. For itself deserves one in a lifetime visit!

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Fantastic building but the art work displayed is extremely modern (beyond trendy) none of our group enjoyed any of the exhibitions, avoid the q's, save your money stick to the outside

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Middelburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Even empty the museum would be worth a visit. Beautiful place in the center of Bilbao, a nice town to visit as well.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Worth going. Amazing from the outside and outstanding from the inside. Audio guide provided is excellent as it will allow you to find out more about the art in display. Staff is always on the lookout for tourists that decide to take pictures where they really shouldn't. A great cultural venue for all the family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Amazing. My favorite museum ever. Just walking around taking all of the exhibits in is amazing. Worth the trip.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The building is a delight from all angles, particularly across the river. We were in Bilbao for the start of the festival & enjoyed an open air concert by the museum. However we were totally underwhelmed by the 'art' on display in the Guggenheim. We were anticipating this wouldn't be the usual type of museum or gallery we enjoy, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I've wanted to visit the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ever since I read about it, when it was first built. This was the reason we included Bilbao on this trip. The architecture of the museum is truly amazing. We took pictures of it from every angle, inside and out. Be sure to cross the bridge to take pictures from the other... More 

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