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Cristobal Balenciaga Museum
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The Sanctuary of Loyola, Getaria, Zarauz and San Sebastian
Ranked #1 of 15 things to do in Getaria
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Santa Monica, Ca
Level 6 Contributor
114 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Rainy day”
Reviewed October 26, 2012 via mobile

We went here honestly because it was too rainy to drive along the coast. The museum is a treat if you're interested in the history of fashion and its role in society. There are computer generated animations of how some of the dresses or coats were assembled and we watched them all. The videos that came along the way were also very well done.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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“Illuminates a luminary figure”
Reviewed October 25, 2012

A striking modern construction tucked away in the charming streets of Getaria. Contains a treasure trove of historic designs from the 20's-60's. Worth it for the cocktail selection alone! No mention of the modern day house, bit odd. Well worth a trip though.

Visited October 2012
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“Beautiful museum on the coast”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

i was dragged by my fellow travelers to this museum, which is a modern design in a beautiful seaside village. The museum is incredible:well laid out and a series of rooms with designs/costumes by Balenciaga. Despite myself I had a great time.

Visited September 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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121 reviews
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“A hidden gem”
Reviewed September 29, 2012

We were advised of this museum to Balenciaga by the owner of the hotel we stayed at in Mundarka.The building alone is worth a look.If you are into fashion this is a must.

Visited September 2012
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Nottingham
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“quirky but worth the visit”
Reviewed September 10, 2012

A surprisingly large museum in a small town. If you are staying nearby then it definitely worth a hour or two of your time. It is well laid out and has information in four languages. As it is about a designer the exhibits are mainly dresses and coats but despite that there is still enough for people who have only a passing interest in fashion.

Visited August 2012
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