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Venerated museums like the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, contemporary art and cultural centres, and the iconic Guggenheim Bilbao are just some of the extensive range of exhibition centres in the Basque Country.


Since its inauguration in 2015, the Tabakalera International Centre of Contemporary Culture has hosted and inspired a range of cultural projects and institutions and has become a cultural melting pot for San Sebastian.

Azkuna Zentroa

It is a contemporary culture and social centre in Bilbao.


It is the Basque Museum-Centre of Contemporary Art, located in Vitoria-Gasteiz.

Guggenheim Bilbao

It is a modern art museum designed by Canadian architect Frank O. Gehry in 1997. It is an architectural icon and cultural symbol of 21st-century Bilbao. With over one million visits per year, it is the most popular museum in the Basque Country and the most well-known internationally.

Bilboko Arte Ederren Museoa

The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is over one hundred years old and is one of the most important custodians of Basque art. It is known for the variety of the artwork in the collection and for implementing a development and expansion plan which was jointly defined by the public institutions, the local art community and the public.


It is an outdoor sculpture park in Hernani (Gipuzkoa), where some of artist Eduardo Chillida’s most important work is on display.

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