Art & Culture

Museums

Basque Country Museum

Praktika Onak

The Montefuerte or Alegría Palace, which accommodates the Gernika Museum of the Basque Country, is located in the monumental centre of Gernika and surrounded by the Assembly House, Los Pueblos de Europa Park and the Convent of Santa Clara.

The museum collects different aspects of the origin and the physical, political and economic environment of the Basques, as well as the archaeology, language and culture. The exhibit covers a period of 150,000 years.

The museum also goes over the most well-known figures in the history of the Basque Country. The collection consists of drawings, engravings, oil paintings, scale models, cartography and navigational instruments.

Information of interest

Address
Palacio Alegría. Allende Salazar, 5 - 48300 Gernika-Lumo
Phone
E-mail
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Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday 10:00-14:00 / 16:00 – 19:00
Sundays 10:30 - 14:30
Holidays 10:30 - 14:30 / 16:00 - 19:30
Closed Monday, except the last Monday in October
Sundays and Mondays in July and August 10:30 - 14:00

No. of rooms
4
Capacity
260

Services

  • Conference Hall
  • Video rooms
  • Shops
  • Guided visit