Styles

In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudéjar and many, many more.

Picasso. Modernism and avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life.

Topics

In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.

Audience

This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile.

Estuary of Bilbao Maritime Museum

Front page

  • Bilbao Estuary Maritime Museum © Turespaña

    Bilbao Estuary Maritime Museum © Turespaña

  

Category

Themed / specialist

Owner

Private
Muelle Ramón de la Sota 1
48013 Bilbao
Vizcaya - Bizkaia, Basque Country

Telephone+34 946085500

Fax+34 944425923

E-mailinfo@museomaritimobilbao.org

Websitehttp://www.museomaritimobilbao.org

Life on the Estuary of Bilbao

The centre's exhibit area includes both the interior of the museum and the exterior, where the breakwaters are.

The Bilbao Maritime Museum's collection includes objects relating to the maritime activities of the Estuary and Port of Bilbao, as well as the culture of the sea in general. Some of the most interesting items are boats belonging to Bilbao shipping companies, models of vessels built in the city's most emblematic shipyards, like the Nervión and the Euskalduna, the watercolour paintings of Esteban Bermejo and the lifeline system of marine rescue, which was donated by the Arriluze Red Cross Sea Rescue Station.

Essential works

  • Consular barge © Museo Marítimo Ría de Bilbao

    Consular barge

    This is a replica of the original, and was built by the Ría de Bilbao Maritime Museum based on a 17th-century oil painting by Francisco Bustrín.

    More info
  • Carola crane © Museo Marítimo Ría de Bilbao

    Carola crane

    This is an original crane which was used in the building of boats in the Euskalduna shipyards in the 1950s. It was the first of its kind made in Spain.

    More info
  • Rescue of the  Josephita © Museo Marítimo Ría de Bilbao

    Rescue of the txalupa Josephita

    Oil painting of outstanding artistic quality depicting the shipwreck of the txalupa (boat) Josephita from Ondarrua on 2 July 1899.

    More info

Come and visit

Timetables

Mar 28 to Oct 27

Tuesday to Sunday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Closing days: Monday

Oct 28 to Mar 27

Tuesday to Friday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Public holidays and Weekend

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Closing days: Monday

Rates

General: €6

Retired persons: €3,5

Students: €3,5

Disabled persons: €3,5

Children: Free admission

Groups: €4


 

Find tourist information in the surroundings

Very interesting See more

spain is culture