Useful information

Winter opening hours

From 27 October to 31 March


  • Tuesday – Friday
    10:00 – 18:00
  • Saturday, Sunday & public holidays
    10:00 – 20:00
  • Monday
    Closed
  • Tuesday
    Free admission

(Free admission except in July and August)

Summer opening hours

From 31 March to 27 October


  • Tuesday – Sunday
    10:00 – 20:00
  • Monday
    Closed
  • Tuesday
    Free admission

(Free admission except in July and August)

How to get here

Muelle Ramón de la Sota, 1
48013 Bilbao
Bizkaia

94 608 55 00

San Mamés station, Sabino Arana exit.  

Euskalduna stop.  

Sagrado Corazón stop, lines 56, 62 & A3.  

Just 15 minutes from the city centre. There is a direct bus link to the city centre.  

Euskalduna car park: 50m from the museum.

Tickets

Families

Plan your family visit and enjoy special offers

Families

€3

* Per person. Minimum 2 adults and 1 child.

Holders of Large-Family cards

€2

* This price is applicable only if all members of the family are present. Large-Family cards must be shown.

Individual

General

€6

Reduced *

Pensioners and persons aged over 65
Students
Unemployed persons
Disabled persons.

3,5 €

* Accreditation must be shown on admission

Children
under 6

No charge

Audio-guide

€2

*We remind you that you can also download the audio guide in your terminal for free.

Groups

* Min. 15 people

School groups

€2

Educational workshops

€3,5

Associations and other groups

€3

NO ADVANCE BOOKING (Group ticket)

€3,5

Plan your visit

Find out all that Itsasmuseum has to offer and design your visit to suit your preferences

Permanent exhibition

Temporary exhibition

19.01.2019 - 31.07.2019

DIRECT
GYOTAKU

“Direct Gyotaku” looks at an age-old Japanese artistic technique that consists of making prints of fish using the fish themselves as printing blocks or templates, with ink and paper. The exhibition sets out to showcase the marine diversity of the Bay of Biscay through art.

26.06.2019 - 26.06.2020

J. S. Elkano.
Following in his footsteps

"J. S. Elkano. Following his footsteps" takes an in-depth look at the biography of Juan Sebastián Elkano (1487/88-1526) and takes visitors along his life path before, during and after the first circumnavigation of the globe, which he began 500 years ago in a search for a new route to the Spice Islands..

Useful telephone numbers

Emergencies in Bilbao112
National Police Force in Bilbao091 / 94 470 92 00
Local Police Force in Bilbao092 / 94 420 50 00
Basque Police Force in Bilbao112 / 94 406 35 88
Citizens’ Service Office in Bilbao94 403 10 00
Bilbao City Hall010 / 94 424 17 00
Bilbao Tourist Information Office94 479 57 60 / 94 471 03 .01
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