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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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Museo Plaza 2, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 39 60 60
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great array of different works and its very absorbing. Allow rime to get around and feel yourself relaxing in these wonderful surroundings.

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wide selection of art from all periods. Ancient to Renaissance to Modern. Free on Sunday Afternoons.

Thank abc123miguel
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have now been twice to the Guggenheim Bilbao, once two years ago with my son and just a few weeks ago with my husband. Both times I arranged private tours through the museum. Both times we had an excellent tour. Both the permanent and...More

2  Thank NYNYGIraffe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just go. So much artistic variety. I loved it. The permanent exhibition is amazing and the tenporary I saw was also very good. Don't miss it

Thank glukofilaki
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent museum with a lot of wonderful masterpieces. Definitely worth a visit. My suggestion would be to go in the morning, it opens at 10am and there are no crowds at that hour. It feels great to be able to walk around all these art...More

Thank Taenkare
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great displays, knowledgeable, friendly, helpful staff in a nice setting. We're no great art buffs but most things here were informative and enlightening. The history of art through the ages can be seen along with that of artists and locations. Well worth a visit.

Thank Alastair K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had very little time in Bilbao but having heard about the Renoir Exhibit was checked it out and were not disappointed. It was all we had time to visit, except for the gift shop! Stepping out through the back door we found ourselves in...More

Thank KarenGr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit this museum along with the Guggenheim. Great into to regional northern Spanish and Basque artists. Sorella was amazing!!

Thank theMorrisseys215
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on Wednesday morning as free up to 3pm but this will change later this month to another day or different hours I think. Nice with some great art on show.

Thank MarkyMark383
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Museum came into being in 1945 when the previously established museums of Fine Arts and Modern Art merged. A further, more modern building was added in 1970 and this appears to be where the majority of the Modern Art is displayed. There was a...More

Thank westy54
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