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Cristobal Balenciaga Museum

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Address: Aldamar Parkea, 6, 20808 Getaria, Spain
Phone Number: +34 943 00 88 40
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The Sanctuary of Loyola, Getaria, Zarauz and San Sebastian
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Beautiful Space and Gorgeous Displays

It was such a pleasure to visit this museum. The museum was situated on top of a view that provides a great view of the city and the port. The exterior of the museum was elegant... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was such a pleasure to visit this museum. The museum was situated on top of a view that provides a great view of the city and the port. The exterior of the museum was elegant and interior was modern. The exhibitions flow very well and of course all the garments on display were gorgeous. When we visited, there was... More 

Thank ChocoTea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of a kind museum with great collection of late Balenciaga. New temporary exhibitions twice a year Extremely helpful staff and beautiful surroundings Really worth the visit and coming back for the next exhibition

Thank Elisa P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This museum showing the work by the world famous stylist is highly recommended. The modern building houses a well organized showing of his work and one realizes it was a success also built on hard work and an intimate knowledge of materials and techniques

Thank David E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Very cool building... the contrast with the fishing village is a great setting for this museum... the museum presentation continually reflects Cristobal Balenciaga's Spanish heritage. This building in this location immediately sets the tone that while Spain may appear simple it's people can be leaders in a world that requires inspiration, innovation, and application... The display is a good one... More 

Thank Cas C
Navenby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

As the almost polar opposite of a fashion aficionado I was frankly gobsmacked that I actually enjoyed visiting this museum with my better half - a walk around the town wasn't an option apparently. The building itself is striking and the displays well laid out. The introductory film is a must if you know nothing about Balenciaga. Unfortunately half the... More 

Thank WanderingIslander
Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This imposing large museum is a very interesting contemporary design attached to the original home. Half of the museum was closed for a new installation so the admission was half price. The video is worth stopping for before you visit the galleries. In the galleries we saw, there were examples of fashion and some details about how the cuttings and... More 

Thank onatrip76
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

My friend was a fashion major and I quite like following fashion so we had to visit the museum. The museum is open and filled with light. The clothing is well-displayed. You can see all sides of the clothing and the notes in each room explain the history and what you're seeing. There are notes in English.

Thank MilesToGo
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building on the hill reached by an easy escalator. Easy to move through the exhibits and intersting videos along with actual pieces.

Thank Leslie T
United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

it is a beautiful building and very modern...the clothes are amazing and i learned a great deal about balenciaga and the geographic area as well.

Thank drudol
Alhaurin el Grande, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Maybe not what I had expected, but certainly for the highly fashion conscious, it can be a pleasant outing. The entree price is quite high for what it was. Interesting building the museum was housed in

Thank Ulf-Gourmet

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