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For some local culture, check out the vast collection of works by Basque artists among the 8,000 pieces housed at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum. View paintings, sculptures, engravings, and applied arts spanning from the 13th century to the present. To find out more about the works on display, audio guides and guided tours are available. Visit the cafeteria for drinks and light meals. There is also a more upscale restaurant on site. Take a look at our Bilbao day trip planning tool to schedule your visit to Bilbao Fine Arts Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Un museo que hay que visitar por la cantidad y calidad de las obras expuestas, con un recorrido muy completo. Si os cansais en un momento dado dispone de cafetería. more »A museum to visit for the quantity and quality of the works on display, with a very complete tour. If you get tired at any given time there is a café.
This art museum is fantastic. The current exhibition is curated so that ideas and debates are raised, connections are made between otherwise isolated works and new ways of viewing older material are c... more »
Instead of displaying their permanent collection by years/style, they organized by the "ABC'S" with each letter standing for a theme represented by the art on display. This is the first time I've been to a museum that does this. I liked that I was able to see sharp contrasts across history with how certain topics were represented. You could also see some similarities as well. I wish I had gotten an audio guide because it might have helped connect the historical periods and the artists better than I could. Definitely go! I recommend enjoying the tree filled park situated next to the museum.
Great museum! The alphabetical order makes it different and interesting from other museums. My favorite was letter R with portraits.
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