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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brokgoud
Reviewed 12 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Duff1052
Reviewed 8 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ofelia G
Reviewed 7 November 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank catherinecK2471FF
Reviewed 7 November 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jerrman01
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Bianca C
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Expected more regarding the history of San Sebastian as part of Spain but a Basque country. The third floor was the best. Art collection was poor.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wwsimone
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Had a full Galla dinner in the museum. The area have a fantastic view and were perfect for a big dinner happening. Highly recommend

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank arnebirkeland
Reviewed 18 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StefanTouring
Reviewed 16 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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