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Bizkaia Museum of Archaeology

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Address: Calzadas de Mallona, 2 | Calle Prim s/n, 48006 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: 94.404.09.90
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This nice little museum is hosted in a house just at the foot of the stair going up the hill to the Basilica de la Begonia, just behind the Plaça Nueva. Very pedagogically... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

nothing special to see and nothing in English so really not worth a visit. it is located right by the casco Viejo metro station and opposite the equally unimpressive bilbao/vasco museum. if you have the bilbao tourist card you get in free- so may want to spend a few minutes in here..

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This nice little museum is hosted in a house just at the foot of the stair going up the hill to the Basilica de la Begonia, just behind the Plaça Nueva. Very pedagogically organized it gathers the vestiges and the archeological findings , dating back from middle age , of the Basque region of Bilbao. Everyday life objects, amphoras, tools... More 

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Bilbao
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

It is not a big museum, but you can learn there a lot of how our people lived many many years ago. I have always found it very pedagogic...

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

The Bizkaia Museum of Archaeology is located at Calzadas de Mallona, 2. There is a permanent exhibit that shows material recovered from archaeological excavations. There are tools used by the Neanderthals in Barrika or Lemoa 40,000 years ago. There is crockery used by monks in the convent of San Jose de la Isla in Barakaldo a century and a half... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

I enjoy visiting museums of all types. This one is good; I'd give it a solid "B". It felt like an undergraduate end-of-the-semester archeology project. It lacks the professional polish, but perhaps with more economic support this could be first-class in the near future.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

None of the information displays are in English although we did get a book which told the story, however this would have been handier had it been numbered and linked to each display.

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