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Bilbao Fine Arts Museum

Museo Plaza 2, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 39 60 60
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The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is an art museum located in the city of Bilbao, Spain. It is the second largest and most visited museum in the Basque Country and one of the richest Spanish museums outside Madrid. It houses a valuable and quite comprehensive collection of Basque, Spanish and European art from the Middle Ages to contemporary.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Museo Plaza 2, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 39 60 60
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

Travelling in May, 2015, we stayed in Bilbao for two nights before moving on. The goal was to visit the Guggenheim Museum but we decided to stroll around the city first. Walked to the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum and thoroughly enjoyed the exhibits. The museum...More

Thank Judy Arlene R
Reviewed 10 July 2015

My friend suggested me to visit it on Wednesday (free of entrance). I was a bit sceptical, because usually museums aren't my favourite thing. But I truly enjoyed it! Friendly staff, great ambient, well described works, great pieces of art ... It was like time...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2015

This was a lovely museum with art from the renaisssance through to modern day works. A lovely way to spend an hour or two.

Thank Jenny I
Reviewed 8 July 2015

When we stayed at Bilbao on May 29 2015, we went to Bilbao Fine Arts Museum. We saw The 50 s: fashion in France 1947-1957. This exhibition retraces the evolution of the female form over the ten-year period from 1947–1957, from the birth of the...More

Thank Aury D
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We enjoyed the Tucker temporary exhibition. We rented the audio guide, but no instruction was given as to where to start in the museum, As it turned out, the audio guide was not available in the temporary exhibition area. The permanent exhibition was very interesting....More

Thank Outbound-Canuck
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The collection here is vastly superior to and more diverse than the Guggenheim's. Temporary exhibits are inventively displayed.

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 1 July 2015

A good art gallery but don't expect big names and world renowned pieces from major artists. There were items from Miro and Picasso but they are not obvious. Best to go with the audio guide to get the background of some of the pieces. During...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 28 June 2015

I fully appreciate art is subjective but when you have walked around an entire building and thought I wouldn't take any of it home if it was given to me you realise either you have no taste or the building was full of junk.There is...More

Thank warice
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Very interesting art and sculpture. Modern and old artists. A good collection of French haute couture from the 1950s On Wednesdays the museum is free.

Thank 66seaside34
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Great experience we had visiting this museum. Modern and old artists have their work in exposition. The achitect who planned this building has other very good project in Panama City and he is projecting one Gugueheim Museum in Dubai also.

Thank AdrianaGontijo
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