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San Telmo Museoa

Zuloaga Plaza, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 48 15 80
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“audio guide” (40 reviews)
“on tuesdays” (21 reviews)
“basque history” (46 reviews)
Zuloaga Plaza, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 48 15 80
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is worth a look and free on Tuesdays. They have different exhibits from time to time. This summer it was Alfred Hitchcock and very good.

Thank Pearl M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stunning interior and lighting dramatic. Depicts sea voyage of crew ELcano circumnavigating the world. Also new section has interesting exhibits. Small and can be viewed in a short period of time.

Thank jane t
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The museum is housed in an old convent which has been melded into a very modern building. The church cathedral has some amazing paintings and the exhibition on how these paintings were restored was really interesting. The museum provides a terrific cultural history of the...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time at the museum. We tried to go yesterday (Monday) but it was closed. Better luck today and it was free! Museum is over three floors and starts in the adjoining church where the wall paintings are impressive. The whole museum is...More

Thank UFruDatWadebridge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a grey wet and misty San Sebastian day we visited the Museum which proved to be a highlight of the day. Located in a converted monastery it has everything going for it. A stunning set of cloisters, fascinating exhibitions and a real sense of...More

Thank ESVincent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really interesting museum of Basque history and culture, a bit of a strange beginning but really worthwhile and engaging. The displays are really well curated and there are plenty of English language explanations. Even the building itself is stunning. Suitable for Key Stage 4 and...More

Thank AndreaSussex_England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed this review of Basque history, and a temporary exhibition of photos by Louise Dahl-Wolfe, an American fashion photographer. The audioguide is actually free, and admission includes a discount at their pintxos bar up to 4pm. I missed much of the commentary the first...More

Thank GYWX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great way to get out of the heat and see a wondrous blend of old and new architecture which will impress you as much as the exhibits. And the Pintxos snacks and cappuccinos were excellent

Thank Erik B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting, good value for money and an excellent way to spend a wet afternoon. What more can I say?

Thank JulianM186363
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A fantastic museum that we visited twice. Despite not knowing a lot of Spanish we picked up a lot about Basque culture. The audio guide was good and a number of the exhibits had English text. There were also several videos with English subtitles. The...More

Thank kyairi
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