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Basque Museum (Musee Basque)

37 Quai des Corsaires, 64100, Bayonne, France
+33 5 59 59 08 98
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Interesting, but a bit expensive

Very interesting to get to know local culture, but the entrance ticket becomes expensive for a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
akhmalova
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Karaganda, Kazakhstan
Interesting

Would have liked to have a bit more time to spend at this museum especially the main level where... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dottie R
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  • Average8%
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37 Quai des Corsaires, 64100, Bayonne, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very interesting to get to know local culture, but the entrance ticket becomes expensive for a family.

Thank akhmalova
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would have liked to have a bit more time to spend at this museum especially the main level where the Basque history was. The attendant (who spoke no English) kind of pointed upstairs where the temporary exhibit on Tromelin was found. There was a great...More

Thank Dottie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For €6.50, we found this museum to be worth the money and quite interesting. It has a very good layout and is in chronological order on the lower floors and theme based on the upper floors. Some numbers on the English booklet didn't quite match...More

2  Thank mini_d51
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

We had an intro to Basque culture, especially the culinary side, in the Basque provinces in NE Spain and SW France. This museum knits it all together with good displays, some 1930s-era film, lots of furniture and fittings from Basque houses, and a good display...More

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed June 7, 2017

I'm sure I was not alone in lacking a good understanding of Basque History and culture. This museum went a long way to rectifying that lack. The displays are well arranged and there is plenty of information accompanying them. I was provided with an English...More

1  Thank Gen F
Reviewed May 7, 2017

We decided to visit mainly because it was a rainy day and boy are we glad we did ,exhibits are very good and it seems to go on for ever ,need at least a couple of hours to take it all in.

1  Thank BWandJW
Reviewed April 19, 2017

My visit to this museum far past my expectations, I loved it and found it really interesting. If you spend some days in the Bayonne - Anglet area I would definitely suggest going.

1  Thank jeanniefontaina
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Very intresting museum with a rich variety of items of all sorts to explain the history of the Pays Basque, ranging from prehistory to the present time. They also show interesting videos and documentaries about customs and traditions. We found the section about traditional sports...More

1  Thank cesanadaniela
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Everything about this place is a museum to Basqueness, from the exhibit inside to the exterior. Before or after visiting the museum I highly suggest walking around the outside of the building and the area in general as it is very pretty.

1  Thank BiarritzTaxi
Reviewed November 27, 2016

We enjoyed this museum which has lots of different exhibits from prehistory to more modern times. The building on the side of the river Nive is impressive. The staff are friendly and helpful. We were lent a booklet in English which was helpful with plans...More

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