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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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Address: Abandoibarra Et. 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
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+34 944 35 90 00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 20:00
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American architect Frank Gehry is responsible for this architectural...

American architect Frank Gehry is responsible for this architectural masterpiece: this fantastic chrome and metal creation houses a large collection of modern and contemporary art, a continuation of the Guggenheim legacy.

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Bilbao Private Walking Tour with Guggenheim Museum

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Fantastic modern art, some of it was a bit surreal for me but other parts were amazingly clever, well worth a visit. If you are not a big fan then just wandering around the... read more

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Fantastic modern art, some of it was a bit surreal for me but other parts were amazingly clever, well worth a visit. If you are not a big fan then just wandering around the outside is a experience.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A fabulous, mammoth metal construction, which dominates both the river area and new town skyline, different experiences throughout the day, surrounded by major iconic sculptures.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The museum is very interesting and well-worth a visit for abstract art lovers or for those who are interested in learning more about abstract art. We had a very good private tour guide, David, who was delightful and very informative for my daughters, who learned a lot! A great range of artworks including Jeff Koons, Picasso, Richter and a lot... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A spectacular piece of architecture one would hardly expect to find in a smaller provincial city such as this one. However, Bilbao and the coastal region was one of my "best stops" on a one month tour of Spain. Look for the giant spider on the riverside of the Guggenheim and the floral puppy on the street side. Nice (if... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was expecting the building to be amazing, but didn't know there would be a huge installation of Richard Serra, which was the highlight for me and my 10 year old son. The 8 year old girl liked the abstract expressionists and huge playground right next to the museum. The parents took turns going back in after our initial pass... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The structure of the museum is very impressive from outside. It is a beautifully curved architecture and it looks magnificent. There is nothing much in Bilbao so @13 euro per person, it is certainly worth the visit. But it is not a museum for everyone. There are some steel structures but nothing very impressive for an engineer like me. Then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The architecture is really breathtaking! The mix of glass and titanium is amazing. Inside, the space is very luminous and clear.You get some really good sensations! The iron structure on ground floor made by Richard Serra is just a masterpiece and a must see! Good collection inside. Great job.

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The building itself is really impressive but the content is sparse and uninteresting. The museum shop is a joke with overpriced items - I'm not sure they sell anything. E.g postcards are €9 (you can find the same postcards in the shops across the street for €1.5!)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is really quite something and aside from some of the masterpieces there, it's almost worth the 10 Euros to wander about and take in the architecture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With obvious unique architecture, the inside of the museum was unknown, we booked a private tour, which was very helpful to learn about the museum, its history and expositions.

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