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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Abandoibarra Et. 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 35 90 00
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Abandoibarra Et. 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

Thie architecture of this museum is worth visiting Bilbao for alone. The art work is really interesting with a variety of types of art. I thoroughly trcommend visiting this museum.

Thank LauraLa1
Reviewed 2 days ago

A simply amazing building and great setting! Some of the exhibits were mind blowing while some were the kind that made me scratch my head. Definitely worth a visiting.

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were very disappointed in the Museum. It is absolutely amazing architecturally and fantastic photo shoot from outside. It's a lovely setting on the river with a lovely walkway, But the exhibitions inside were very minimal, with nothing on the second floor, and lifts that...More

Thank F1287FUronalds
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a building that you need to see from the inside. Overall it is excellent, but didn't impress us like the Disney symphony hall in Los Angeles. Perhaps we are getting too familiar with Gehry's work (visited the city of wine hotel a few...More

Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 3 days ago

To an extent I have to echo what I have heard other people say - that the building outstrips the art that's exhibited in it. It is so startlingly beautiful and creative and amusing and the mixtures of materials and textures are so aesthetic in...More

Thank IntrepidHector
Reviewed 5 days ago

a visit to the Guggenheim is probably a "must do", easy to find and move around. The art and displays may not be to everyone's liking, however some of the pieces we saw were quite unusual. Onsite (outside) café is expensive, however Bistro has excellent...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We especially went to Bilbao to see this building, and it was incredible. Unfortunately it was raining while we were there, which maybe didn't show off the cladding to best advantage, but still great. The main show, taking up the most space, was of Abstract...More

Thank goplacesandeatthings
Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum is very wonderful! It includes many great pieces of art, and is just a gorgeous structure. The food in the museum is phenomenal, with many options for tapas, and there is even a Michelin rated restaurant just a few blocks away. Lastly, it...More

Thank shantt_13
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a good time at the Guggenheim, unfortunately the 2nd floor was closed for renovations and therefore fewer pieces were available to viewing. The remaining floors seemed to stress the post-immpressionists and mid-century modern artists. An audible guide it provided in various languages and...More

Thank OrlandoMD
Reviewed 6 days ago

The building itself is a great combination of limestone, glass and titanium. We went to see the exhibition Paris- Fin de Siecle with paintings by Signac, Toulouse -Lautrec and many others. We also admired Puppy - 13m high flower statue by Jeff Koons. After the...More

Thank marie19512013
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Glaswegienne
We will be staying in San Sebastián for a few days in May. It looks as if we could drive to Bilbao in not much more than an hour? How easy would it be to park near the Guggenheim?
6 April 2017|
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Response from rosa maria L | Reviewed this property |
Unable to answer your question as we were staying in Bilbao & did no use the car to the museum. However you may want to check on the Guggenheim Museum to see if they give you some information regarding parking. Insofar as... More
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I'm trying to decide if I should book a guided tour led by a person, or simply use the audio tour you get for free. Can anyone provide feedback on either experience? I love modern art.
18 March 2017|
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Response from calorblind | Reviewed this property |
The audio guide was very extensive. If you wanted to listen to every single one, you will easily spend 6 hours there. And they cover most of the famous paintings. The audio guide are included in the ticket no extra charge
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CookieSR
We will be coming to Bilbao by cruise ship and would like to know the distance from port to museum and the best way to get there.
16 March 2017|
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Response from B9331DZdavids | Reviewed this property |
Probably on the metro
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