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Bilbao Fine Arts Museum

Opens in 23 min: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Museo Plaza 2 | Estación de metro de Moyúa., 48009 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We liked the idea of grouping art from different artists around one theme/word. Beautiful pieces of classic painting and some delightful modern pieces also. Certainly worth a visit! And the entrance hall... we are not even now sure about the scrap there... they may be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jukka B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is within walking distance of other attractions and contains some really beautiful pieces of art. The rooms are categorised by a letter of the alphabet, the word starting with that letter is the main theme of the art found in that room. This...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seemed that half of this museum was closed undergoing renovation when I was there, but there is a good exhibition of some of their collection on there at present. They have some nice pieces of art, but one felt it was totally overshadowed by...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pat931
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The original presentation of their collection by theme following the alphabet is phenomenal: some themes were mom, rain, colorful, war, all with surprising and extremely well done associations of old and contemporary pieces...amazing! With this presentation, We discover art we might never have seen since...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kiricol
Reviewed 2 December 2018

This is a spectacular place. Go and see for yourself. Very well curated. All in all a great place to look at art, consider the overall meaning and enjoy the surroundings.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ulrike011
Reviewed 26 November 2018

The idea of having rooms according to letters of the alphabet makes for strange curation, ie Room P for Portraits, M for mothers, etc.. I never knew when i was going to come across a Goya or a Gaugain. But an immense variety of wonderful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Annie D
Reviewed 24 November 2018

We like the way the exhibit is organized by topics from A to Z. Good opportunity to learn more of the region

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

These are the three not to be missed. We loved the Bellas Artes Museum - in particular because it is open on Mondays - and proved to be a worthy competitor to the Guggenheim. The «alphabet» collection was fascinating -

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EivindB_12
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum (Museo de Bellas Artes) is a compact, well curated museum that has a charming combination of international masters and local not-to-famous painters and sculptors. During our visit, the collection was exhibited in an ingenious way from A to Z with themed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank panpan12
Reviewed 10 November 2018

This is a lovely Museum with an eclectic and impressive Art collection. This Museum is one of the finest Art Museums in Spain. Mandatory for any lover of Fine Art.

Date of experience: November 2018
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