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Bilbao Fine Arts Museum
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$15.29*
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Bilbao City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
Ranked #3 of 113 things to do in Bilbao
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is an art museum located in the city of Bilbao, Spain. It is the second largest and most visited museum in the Basque Country and one of the richest Spanish museums outside Madrid. It houses a valuable and quite comprehensive collection of Basque, Spanish and European art from the Middle Ages to contemporary.
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Fuengirola, Spain
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9 reviews
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“best in bilbao”
Reviewed March 13, 2012

Excelent museum. Large galleries with something for everyone

Visited March 2012
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Amsterdam
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70 reviews
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“Beautiful building, mediocre collection”
Reviewed February 12, 2012

The museum is not worth a detour, but once in Bilbao, do not miss out on the museum. The museum's own collection consists of wide array of art works from early Christian art up to Bacon and Kapoor. You kind of have to take your torch out to find the gems, but they are most definitely there.

Visited February 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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“A wet Sunday in Bilbao”
Reviewed February 11, 2012

A great Museum/gallery, and very refreshing after the Guggenheim

Visited February 2012
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england
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“lopez exhibition was brilliant!”
Reviewed February 3, 2012

The museum was quite compact so easy to get round. The Lopez visiting exhibition was fab!

Visited October 2011
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Loudonville
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“Representative of European & Basque Art Through the Centuries”
Reviewed February 1, 2012

We spent several hours enjoying the diverse collection of Spanish (El Greco), Basque and European art works from early Christian art to regional artists as well as contemporary artists. Just the right size for a cold rainy day.

Visited January 2012
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