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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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Fantastic museum

From its fascinating architecture to its interesting art galleries the museum did not disappoint. The spider and giant flower cat ( or dog) are the first thing we noticed. An... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

From its fascinating architecture to its interesting art galleries the museum did not disappoint. The spider and giant flower cat ( or dog) are the first thing we noticed. An amazing building and we enjoyed our entire visit.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love wandering round here, inside and out. I guess the exhibition depends on your personal taste. However you cannot get away from the wonder of this beautiful building.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum building is typical Gehry..stunning to see. It is a large art gallery and will take a lot of time to see. Free headphones are provided. In our opinion, the collection is adequate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's not really important what exhibition is on, the building is a wonder by itself, you just keep watching how forms flow and angles meet. As video guide explains; the main hall is the hart that pumps the visitors around, that is what you really feel!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is a must on any visit to Bilbao. Really interesting modern art galleries full of paintings, sculptures and eccentric pieces. The permanent exhibits are brilliant. The location next to the River Nervion is beautiful too. At the time of writing the entrance fee was €16 per person but reduced if you're over 65. You'll need at least 3... More 

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I would suggest you go early in peak times .we went in August ,allow at least 3 hours for your visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can like modern art or not, but the Guggenheim is really a necessary stop when visiting Bilbao. If not for the art contained within it, at least to experience the architectural choices of the museum itself.

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Rocklin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

External Art for a modern and contemporary art Museum! Just seeing it from inside invades all senses as well as outside of this Museum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The building lives up to its billing and is a fantastic work of art in its own right. The area surrounding it is also the regenerated riverside and very pleasant and buzzy. Exhibition was Warhol and the permanent display by Serra is worth seeing for the very weird sensations that it creates ...we never did quite recover our equilibrium and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As a tourist it's hard to visit Bilbao without going to the Guggenheim Museum. If I hadn't bothered though if be no worse off and 40 euros richer. I like and appreciate art. I can admire Renaissance art and artwork that resembles paintings / sculptures of things I can relate to. This museum largely caters for abstract creative luvies that... More 

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