Cristobal Balenciaga Museum, Getaria
(4.2/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
Former home to the Marqués and Marquesa of Casa Torres, the mentors of Balenciaga during his lifetime, Cristobal Balenciaga Museum is situated on a hilltop overlooking Getaria. Inside the villa is the largest collection of Balenciaga pieces in the world, tastefully displayed in a space designed by Julián Argilagos. In addition to admiring the fine dresses draped on mannequins, you can sign up for embroidery workshops that teach adults how to execute the delicate work that gives Balenciaga's work its distinction. Register for the workshops on the museum's website before your visit.  Use our Getaria travel itinerary maker to visit Cristobal Balenciaga Museum on your trip to Getaria, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Very interesting! Even for my husband, who is far from fashion, it was interesting. After all, it's nice to remember old times. Excellent souvenirs in the Museum Shop!
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  • This museum is a great unknown, and although not you like it fashion, deserves the penalty visit it, because besides see the evolution in the work of Balenciaga, also you see the evolution of the society.
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  • This exhibition shows some samples of this designer, three rooms arranged for years, show different parts from its inception until passing through Paris. Price €10! I do not say anything...
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