Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art and its collection

Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art

The Museum of Sacred Art of Bilbao (Museo Diocesano de Arte Sacro, MDAS) is located in the old Convent of the Encarnación in Bilbao. The museum holds a collection of more than 2.300 artworks, of which 500 are exhibited. The objects in its collection date from the 12th to the 20th century and they all come from places of religion of the province of Biscay, including churches, chapels and monasteries. Many of them were made in Biscay and by Biscayan artists. The exhibition is divided in three different sections: sculpture-painting, objects made of precious metal and vestments.

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Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art
Plaza Encarnacion 9B
48006 Bilbao

Visitor information Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art

Opening hours

Monday Closed
10:30 – 13:30
16:00 – 19:00
10:30 – 13:30
16:00 – 19:00
10:30 – 13:30
16:00 – 19:00
10:30 – 13:30
16:00 – 19:00
10:30 – 13:30
16:00 – 19:00
10:30 – 13:30

Closed on January 1 and 6 and December 24, 25 and 31.


0 – 9Free
Groups of 10 people or more (per person)€1.50
ICOM MembersFree
Normal rate€3.00
Students (up to 25)€1.50


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Plaza Encarnacion 9B, Bilbao

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