San Telmo Museoa, San Sebastian - Donostia

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Ponder the history and evolution of Basque society in this architecturally stunning museum. San Telmo Museoa is divided into five permanent collections and runs a series of temporary exhibits. Learn about the history of the museum site itself, the greatest milestones in Basque history, and the modernization of the region in the 19th and 20th centuries. The museum prides itself on incorporating a variety of artifacts into its collection, including photography, archaeological finds, and fine arts. Pick up an audio guide for more information about each of the exhibits. There is an on-site cafe. Before you visit San Sebastian - Donostia, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • Tyis museum has been created by adding modern extensions to a former church and its cloisters. The old elements have been lovingly restored and the interior of the church, in particular, is stunning, ...  more »
  • We thought this museum because we were in the city. Sometimes we go without conviction, and it was the good surprise. Very interesting story and well presented art. Very nice, well organized and staff friendly. Do not miss.
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  • Interesting museum about the history of the Basque country ... visit, Tuesday is gratis......ne worth
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  • This is a really interesting regional museum. I went there on a very wet and cold day and found myself genuinely interested and engaged for around four hours. The ticket covers readmission on the day and the cafe has an offer of a pinxos and a small.drink.for two euros with your admission ticket. The museum is a Basque museum but it also has a galley with its historic art collection which includes a Rubens sketch and a Tintoretto.
  • Amazing museum we were there for 3hours and could have stayed longer. Interactive exhibits, English translations via audio remote which was very enjoyable and easy to use. Great history and story telling regarding the basque country. Highly recommended.
  • San Telmo Museum is a great place to visit when in San Sebastian. It gives a very clear and interesting history of the area with lots of artifacts and displays. There is also a beautiful old church in the museum with stunning tapestries. We really enjoyed the free audio-guide however there is plenty of English to read for those who go without.
  • A fascinating museum, very well curated. The highlight for us was the very entertaining audiovisual film in the main space. The whole experience was well worth the entrance fee.
  • Very interesting museum well organized. staff welcoming and nice. beautiful pieces of art. great moment. recommended.

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