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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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Address: Abandoibarra Et. 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: 944 35 90 00
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American architect Frank Gehry is responsible for this architectural...

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.

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Good museum to visit but many other things to see

We agree that if you're in Bilbao, you should see it, but there are many other great things to see and know - a 2nd art museum, a small fresh market with a great seafood... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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atlanta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We agree that if you're in Bilbao, you should see it, but there are many other great things to see and know - a 2nd art museum, a small fresh market with a great seafood restaurant, the beach 45-60 minutes away, etc..) There were not enough exhibits in our opinion as several said, so not sure I'd travel to Bilbao... More 

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Sabetha, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Did not want to miss the opportunity to visit this famous museum... For me, the building itself was the show! The architecture, design, use of light and contrast in building materials was a sight to behold. One of the Picasso's on exhibit was great to see. It was not the usual cube style painting we equate with Picasso. Take the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well it's an iconic building but 2nd floor was not open when we visited so kind of limited. Didn't really love the huge steel exhibit on the ground floor. Warhol was ok. Best exhibits were outside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What to say??? Just go for the architecture... Exhibitions are sometimes not "the top", however the journey to the museum and Bilbao will more than compensate

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited this museum direct from the airport. Parked in an underground carpark very close by and spent time admiring the architecture and sculptures from the outside. Fantastic. The building and exhibits inside lived up to the billing, there's something for everyone and the handsets given out with details of the exhibits were 1st class. The place is a must if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited here late September - the second floor is closed - Pity. The Andy Warhol exhibition was....big - Not my taste in art but a great building and space

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a beautiful building, and a great experience to visit her! Not abundantly filled with art work, so you don't get overloaded or exhausted, but enjoy the building itself, We booked ahead on line, skipping the queue, and had the commentary device which helped interpret the works contained. A nice bit of exercise to walk off the bread from all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have wanted to see Gehry's masterpiece since it was built, and our wait was richly rewarded with an afternoon drive from San Sebastian to Bilbao. If you reap any joy from seeing architecture of all kinds, this is one building that you should treat yourself to sometime in your life! We agree with what others before us have said...... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

In terms of the art collection on exhibition, this loses out to those in the Guggenheim museums in New York & Venice. So one should primarily visit this museum for the architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This museum is so beautiful, it is a must see. There are only a few exhibits, so this museum can be viewed in about an hour or less. They have a few permanent displays and then rotating. However, I agree with everyone else, it is really about the architecture.

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