Museo Arqueológico, Etnográfico e Histórico Vasco is situated at Plaza Miguel de Unamuno, 4. The museum operates on Tuesdays to Saturdays from 11:00 to 17:00 and from 11:00 to 14:00 on Sundays. It remains closed on Mondays and bank holidays.
The museum collections cover the archaeological history of Bizkaia as well as Basque country’s ethno-history.
Spanning four floors, the museum features permanent exhibitions which showcase burial markers, pottery, fabric, armory, pre-history and archaeology and models of bizkaia. These collections are also available for studies for researchers.
The library situated in the premises of the museum furthers the information about the collections of the museum.
It is divided into sections of Archaeology and Ethnography. The Museum shop sells re-productions of museum publications, exhibition items, traditional accessories and music.
Basque Museum is situated at Plaza Unamuno, 4. It remains open on Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 to 17:00 and on Sundays from 11:00 to 14:00. It is closed on Mondays and public holidays. Established in 1921, the museum showcases... more archaeology, pre-history and ethnography of the Basque county. Basque county essentially refers to the cultural-space which crosses the borders of current-day autonomous community. The permanent collection in the museum depicts varied topics related with Vizcaya like fishing and trade, handicraft textile, pre-history, fishing and trade, handcraft textiles, weapons, pastoral life, pottery and furniture. The museum also has archives of oral-history, tapes/record collection, several photographs and artifacts, a library, manuscript materials. The museum also maintains an online store which has an extensive merchandise collection. There are also classes for learning the Basque language, euskara.