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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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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.
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Abandoibarra Et. 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
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+34 944 35 90 00
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Reviewed today

The most special building (in&out) that I have ever seen. If you have time, visit the museum inside. The building and the exhibitions are great.

Thank Herskovits P
Reviewed today

The building is stunning, commanding an impressive riverside location and presenting many fascinating outdoor exhibits - like the F.O.G and Jeff Koons' puppy' But once inside I was underwhelmed. The building's layout makes navigation difficult and i thought the signage as poor. The atrium, and...More

Thank David G
Reviewed today via mobile

Interesting building next to the river in a beautiful city. We enjoyed the exposition of Joana Vasconcelos’ art work. Plus the impressive work of Serra. The museum bistro/bar offered some nice sandwiches. The waiting time in line took quite a while. There were too many...More

Thank julaHolland
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The most stunning building. It is worth a visit just to look at it. We only saw the permanent collection but that is worth the entrance money by itself. We only went to Bilbao for the Guggenheim and it was worth it.

Thank aed96
Reviewed yesterday

you read about this museum and you always wonder if they are exagerating. they are not, it is a work of are inside and out. the displays are out of this world and the outside is breathtaking to see. plan to spend hours walking through...More

Thank bestbites26
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bilbao is a fantastic city for a 2-3 day break. Even if it was not, it is worth visiting just for the Guggenheim. The building is fantastic and the exhibition - permanent or not - is marvellous. An absolute must.

Thank Johan B
Reviewed yesterday

Great museum and just a spectacular from the outside. One thing you must do is buy the tickets online. We bought them the day before and when we arrived, we could bypass the huge long queue. When you book online you have to say what...More

Thank rearcardoor
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well just don’t skip this opportunity. Even if you don’t enjoy art tour around the outside for free. You cannot fail to be impressed by the building. If you like contemporary art then it’s worth the entrance fee. Excellent Chagall exhibition. Also catch the local...More

Thank beenaroundtheworldbb
Reviewed 2 days ago

both inside and out this venue is worth the trip. expect to spend at least two hours or more just to get round it inside and out at a glance. very imaginative and creative and a wonderful setting for people watching and eating as well

Thank saltireblue
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You can't really say that you visted Bilbao without a trip to the Guggenheim...even a walk around the museum itself. There is a lot to see in the museum and a good few interactive pieces so you'd need between 2-3 hrs to complete the full...More

Thank Jo C
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kiwijokers
26 July 2018|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
If you’re curious about “modern art” then the G is a great place to immerse yourself in a huge variety of genres, techniques and, occasionally, the political environment from the artist’s perspective. In this case just play... More
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narain232
13 July 2018|
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Response from C L | Reviewed this property |
We flew from BCN to Bilbao, you can get a bus from airport to the Guggenheim. The museum was very interesting and well done. We went on a free tour which was excellent and we tipped our guide well. We walked all over... More
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Response from hubey | Reviewed this property |
I think so. This part of Bilbao is very easy to get around and you can take a tram direct from other parts of the city
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