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Bizkaia Museum of Archaeology

Calzadas de Mallona, 2 | Calle Prim s/n, 48006 Bilbao, Spain
94.404.09.90
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Ranked #42 of 53 attractions in Bilbao
Type: Museums
Traveler Description: Museum of Archaeology The Bizkaia Museum of Archaeology is located at Calzadas de Mallona, 2. There is a permanent exhibit that shows material... more »
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Bilbao
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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belfast
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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