Basque Museum (Musee Basque), Bayonne

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Basque Museum (Musee Basque) opened in 1922 with exhibits on everything Basque--from agriculture to seafaring to history and more.

Explore 2,000 objects and works of art that are spread out across nearly 20 rooms. Wander at your own pace. While items are labeled in French and Spanish, an English guide is available at the front desk. Arrange to visit Basque Museum (Musee Basque) and other attractions in Bayonne using our Bayonne day trip site .
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  • We did not want to leave Bayonne without having to be imbued with the Basque culture we were disappointed! The only really interesting floor is the 3rd pity that the exhibition hall of the Chistera which is well presented is not brighter
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  • This Basque and Bayonne History Museum crosses the Marengo Bridge over the Nive River, which flows through the center of the Old City. Appearance is also characteristic.
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  • The Museum is located in Maison Dagourette, a mansion of the late 16th century. In 20 halls scattered on three floors, you will learn about today's Basque society through the subjects and rites of the past years with rich ethnographic collections devoted to Basque culture and way of life, including agropastoralism, Habitat, Crafts, games, sports (with a wonderful collection of Pelas), religion, etc.
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  • Great place rich history good reception free for people under 25 years
  • Nice town and the basque musee was very well put together.
  • Good. Allow a couple of hours. Well presented and informative. Also ideal during wet weather.
  • Learnt lots about the Basque region, also had a small Tour de France presentation.
  • Great museum on the history of the Basque tradition, culture and language.
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