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Contact details

Plaza Miguel de Unamuno 4
48006  Bilbao, Vizcaya - Bizkaia  (Basque Country)
museoa@euskal-museoa.org
www.euskal-museoa.org
Tel.:+34 944155423

Location

Autonomous region:
Basque Country

Province/Island:
Vizcaya - Bizkaia

Bizkaia

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Description

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.

Its collections encompass the archaeology of the Vizcaya region and the ethnohistory of the Basque Country, illustrating the lifestyles of the Basques from their origins to the present day. 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.

Designation:
Regional museum

Artistic period:
Multi-disciplinary

Content:
Multi-disciplinary


Practical information

Schedule

From Wednesday to Friday
Monday
From 10:00 to 19:00

Saturday
From 10:00 to 13:30
From 16:00 to 19:00


Public holidays and Sunday
From 10:00 to 14:00
Closing days: Tuesday

Prices

General: €3
Students: €1,50
Groups: €1,50
Admission free Thursdays
Retired persons: Admission free
Children: Admission free
Disabled persons: Admission free
ICOM members and associations: Admission free

Services

Guided tours

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