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Euskal Museoa Bilbao Basque Museum

  • Cloister in the museum © Euskal Museoa Bilbao Museo Vasco

    Cloister in the museum © Euskal Museoa Bilbao Museo Vasco

  

Category

Ethnography and anthropology

Owner

Shared
Plaza Miguel de Unamuno, 4
48006 Bilbao
Vizcaya - Bizkaia, Basque Country
Vizcaya - Bizkaia

Telephone+34 944155423

Fax+34 944790608

E-mailmuseoa@euskal-museoa.org

Websitehttp://www.euskal-museoa.org

The history of the Basque people

This museum opened to the public in 1921, and is located in a Baroque-style building in Bilbao's old quarter.

This takes a look at the ethnography of the Basque people through various exhibits and objects. In addition to the value of the building and its central cloister, the collections it contains include everything from the oldest remnants found in the region of Vizcaya, through to examples of the traditional ways of life of the Basque peoples. Its exhibits enable visitors to learn about the sea, fishing and sailing, the iron and weapons industries, commercial and mercantile activities, as well as traditional trades and crafts. It also schedules temporary monographic exhibits.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Monday to Friday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Saturday

10:00 AM to 1:30 PM

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Sunday

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Closing days: Tuesday

Rates

 

Adults: €3

Reduced: €1,50

Children: Free admission

Services
Cloakroom service
Guided tours

Accessibility
Lift
Disabled toilets
Tactile itinerary
Ramps
Wheelchairs

  

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