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Euskal Museoa Bilbao Museo Vasco

Plaza Miguel de Unamuno, 4, 48006 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 15 54 23
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Very interesting museum

This was one of the sights on the pass we bought at the tourist office. We had a little difficulty... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kathy H
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Portland, Oregon
Basque history

You can see in this museum the history of the people and area. Spread out over 4 floors and in a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eamonn R
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
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Plaza Miguel de Unamuno, 4, 48006 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was one of the sights on the pass we bought at the tourist office. We had a little difficulty finding the museum but were very glad that we had. The exhibits are wonderful, including entire rooms that are as they would have been in...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can see in this museum the history of the people and area. Spread out over 4 floors and in a square as it was a cloisters for the nuns, it can be easily missed as the entrance is next to a chapel, so keep...More

Thank Eamonn R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small but interesting museum was on my list of things to see on my second visit to Bilbao. The model of the geographic area is an artistic feat. Currently, there is a small exhibition of historic costumes that have been restored and it is...More

Thank mirabile_visu
Reviewed 15 July 2017

A great museum which does it's job superbly. Helpful, friendly staff and great exhibits, displays and information. A visit here should be mandatory for every visitor, and local for that matter of Bilbao. Superb, well documented displays. Great for adults and kids alike with interactive...More

Thank Alastair K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Went there with my gf. Both being from Bilbao, we found it quite interesting and learned a few things about our town and the history of the Basque region as a whole. However, I think it might not be as interesting for foreign visitors.

Thank jaime g
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Do not miss this small but very interesting museum. A hidden little gem located in an old school gives a good impression about Basque history.

Thank anonymous01
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We had not seen any advertisement for this museum so were lucky enough to come across it while it was open. It covers the history of the basque region right back to early settlers and how they lived and survived. The museum is located in...More

Thank Robyn-and-Rob
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This was a low key museum. You will enjoy this museum if you would like to know the history of Bilbao and Basque area.

Thank KipperMisty
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I really enjoyed this museum, but I have a soft spot for ethnographic museums. The signage is in Spanish and Basque, but there is a free guide book in English. Really, you don't need the guides, just wander and look at the artifacts. The irony,...More

Thank gozer87
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Yes, it covers history of the Basque region from prehistory to modern times, but labels are only in Spanish and Basque and for foreign tourists it would be nice to understand a little more about the context for a lot of the exhibits, and I...More

Thank Cr0nanC
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