Designed by architect Frank Gehry, this museum is widely acknowledged as one of the most famous architectural buildings in modern times. The Guggneheim museum not only deserves a visit for its architectural beauty, but also for its impressive collection of contemporary and modern art from some of the finest artists, including Picasso and Andy Warhol.Ever since the doors of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao opened to the general public back in October 1997, the museum has become one of the top tourist destinations in the city of Bilbao. The collection of artworks housed inside the museum are just as spectacular as the building itself. The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is home to hundreds of some of the finest artworks created by the most notable artists of the 20th century.
Visitors and locals alike can avail of guided tours facilitated by qualified and highly trained guides on certain times of the days. Apart from specialized tours for adults and families for them to gain a newfound sense of appreciation of the arts, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao also offers guided sign language tours to facilitate visitors that have a problem speaking and hearing.