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“A days visit” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Abandoibarra Et. 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
944 35 90 00
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Private Tour: Guggenheim Bilbao Museum
Ranked #1 of 157 things to do in Bilbao
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining
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Owner description: 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.
Paris, France
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“A days visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We loved this museum? The architecture the restaurant the exhibits . Nothing negative to say .....other than wear comfy shoes there is a lot of space to take in !

Visited August 2013
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Adelaide, Australia
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“the Stainless steel museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This is a fascinating building in itself and a must if you love big bold modern pop art. One of my fav museums of the world. There are guided tours in many languages. Make sure you allow most of the day.

Visited October 2012
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“Iconic!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The Guggenheim is as much about the building structure and surrounding built environment as the art inside. Frank Gehry certainly has a knack of creating iconic buildings. The building is a work of art in its own right.
The most striking artwork was Richard Serra's "The Matter of Time", made up of huge rusted steel sheets curved into shapes that you wander around, between and into the centre of.
A 'must see' attraction, even for those with no interest in art.

Visited September 2013
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“Everything Imagined...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Excellent audio explanation of Museum & Artworks, Design sensational, Art outstanding, Location entirely perfect on the river

Visited September 2013
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“Thought I'd be bored but very interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Booked online and avoided the queues, Got English audio explaining the origin and feelings of the artworks.
Very busy. Floor 2 was closed which we didn't know about on booking. We went in at 11 am and felt we had arrived just right, by 12 it was heaving.

Visited September 2013
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