About us

Our museum is a dynamic, friendly place open to public participation, which offers visitors a unique experience as they discover the maritime heritage and culture of Bilbao and Bizkaia.

And now…

Discover our temporary exhibitions, activities and workshops.

Community


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Take an active part in the life of the museum and enjoy special offers available only to members of our maritime community.

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Get to know Itsasmuseum

ilustración de la grúa Carola

The “Carola” crane


An iconic witness to Bilbao’s past industrial and maritime culture, and one of the flagship exhibits of Itsasmuseum.

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ilustración de los diques

Docks


The history of the Euskalduna docks stretches back over 150 years. They are currently home to the main vessels in our collection.

ilustración de la casa de bombas

Pump house


This building houses the pumps used to drain the docks and keep them dry.

ilustración de erain

Erain


This project seeks to preserve knowledge of the trade of shipwrighting and highlight its importance in Bizkaia in the 20th century.

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ilustración del Itsasmuseum

Interior


Over 3000 m² of space given over to permanent and temporary exhibitions awaits you.

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Calendar of events

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