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Address: Calle Francia 24, 01002 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 945 20 90 00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sun 16:00 - 21:00

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Intertesting collection of modern art

Interesting collection of modern art - some excellent some difficult to see as art - I guess that is what modern art is about.

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Gary T
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

Interesting collection of modern art - some excellent some difficult to see as art - I guess that is what modern art is about.

Thank Gary T
Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

This was a great modern art museum. The audio guides were complimentary and in English! When you walk in there is an amazing piece that acts as a wind chime when the door opens. Not really hands on but I could see older children enjoying it

Thank Allie T
Costa Rica
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40 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015

The museum has a very nice and modern building. The lobby has a big aerial sphere made of plastic bottles. I was in a conference in the auditorium and the meeting rooms are comfortable.

Thank Carm2912
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220 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Artium turned out to be much more interesting & enjoyable than the Guggenheim in Bilbao. With the Guggenheim it is all about the architecture of the building, the exhibitions are disappointing. Here the architecture of the building is also interesting if not as visually exciting but the permanent art works both inside & outside the building are terrific & there... More 

1 Thank suzziej
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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251 reviews
189 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

An unusual art museum. Not my cup of tea. The building was worth a visit, although 2 of the galleries were closed when I visited, their was a reduced entrance fee.

1 Thank GrahamGrape
Tel Aviv, Israel
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79 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

The museum has three large chambers that house temporary exhibitions and a few permanent items. It is not as pompous and overbearing as Guggenheim museum in Bilbao, but even has some "backwater" feel to it, especially if you visit during the workdays.

Thank Delta-Z
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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1,029 reviews
634 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

The main part of the collection is formed by installations. Inspiring modern art that influences your mindset. The staff is friendly and helpfull.

Thank Ronald B
Kingston upon Thames
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Specialises in Basque art with an emphasis on special exhibitions so can be hit and miss depending on what's on at the time you visit. Impressive entrance hall with magical glass themed sculpture/chandelier which was mesmerising, and an impressive Miro wall tile mural.

Thank anonKingston
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19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2014

I loved my whole trip through Basque country. It was full of surprises and this was one of them. Whilst I did enjoy the Guggenheim, the exhibition was a let down, I asked some locals and they advised me to visit the Artium. I wasn't sure as I thought the famous Guggenheim must have been the best museum there, but... More 

Thank Landanguy
Helsinki, Finland
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486 reviews
206 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Very fine modern art collection and interesting museum. Large collection of contemporary spanish art.

Thank AriHelsinki

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