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Around the corner where we stayed we found this museum. It was pleasant to go there but not special. The history of Donostia was explained but not very nice. A place to go when you have an hour to spend.
Located near the sea in the upper part of 'Old Town' this is a great way to immerse yourself in the history of both the area and it's Basque roots. Relatively inexpensive and well worth a solid hour to go thru it.
We were not prepared to see what wealth was inside the San Telmo Museum. First of all the museum entrance is interesting with its concrete façade of seeingly random holes and some vegetation growing through them. From the modern entrance a narrow corridor brings one...More
Yes it was raining in San Sebastian! But this was a great Museum to visit and keep out of the rain. There was a lot to see and \we easily spent over 2 hours here. The Cloisters were amazing as with the Church and the...More
The museum is a gem on the border of Old Town. The halls and the cloisters are wonderful to walk in and the exhibits include both permanent collections (very educational about the Basque Country) and changing, more contemporary exhibits. The murals in one of the...More
We couldn't see the temporary collection but we were amazed by the cloister and church and the renovation works. One of the most interactive and we'll organized museums I have ever seen. On Tuesdays it is free and make sure to see the 15 minutes...More
Very recommendable for a rainy day. Nice arts and some things to learn about Basque culture and history.
Would have loved to learn even more about the most recent history concerning ETA and the relationship to the central state.
Due to the rain, we decided to change our itinerary and spent an extra day in San Sebastian. We decided to try out this museum because it also happened to be free admission on Tuesdays. I am really glad we went for an intro to...More