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Euskal Museoa Bilbao Museo Vasco

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Address: Plaza Miguel de Unamuno, 4, 48006 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: 34 944155423
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Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed - Fri 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Interesting but not a must

This was informative and good to see the basque region celebrated in this way. The exhibits get more interesting as you go higher up the building. The history etc is further up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Preston, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This was informative and good to see the basque region celebrated in this way. The exhibits get more interesting as you go higher up the building. The history etc is further up the floors. Lovely staff.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

right by the casco Viejo metro station- opposite. really nothing much to see, however, and not worth paying for. If you have the Bilbao day card then you get free entry- so you may want to kill 5 minutes taking a quick look..

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Kirkintilloch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I happened across this gem of a place quite by accident in the old town; it is not high on the list of Things To Do in Bilbao, but it certainly should be. When I was there, there was a temporary exhibition of photographs of women at work through the decades which I found more interesting than the other temporary... More 

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Chamonix, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a little gem in Bilbao. A very well organized museum presenting many aspects of the history, ethnology, ethnography and culture of the Basque people. I really enjoyed it, the building is also beautiful and the staff super helpful. Texts were all in three languages: english, euskerra and castellano.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

If you don't understand the above mentioned languages, don't bother. The only saving grace is that the musuem counter staff was so nice and eager to share about the museum.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The history of the Basque country from ancient times - very well laid out, very interesting - a good place to see while exploring the old town

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

A free museum, housed in a former palace with a beautiful cloister with a multiple well thought out and constructed exhibits on Basque history and culture. Can not recommend highly enough.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Beautiful models of boats and the area. Also very nice building. Plus a bit about life and jobs of the past and local products.

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

well crafted museum telling the story of basque culture through a series of themes. Having information panels in English helped

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We paid 3 euro to get in and did not expect much, that said it was the week before Festivales and so they had the 'Gigantes' on display. Also known as Giant Heads. These date back as far as 1845 and are really impressive. We were told that when festivals starts the following week, they will be taken out and... More 

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