Programmes and Activities
The Arkeologi Museoa presents a captivating exhibition showcasing a wide array of archaeological artifacts, including lithic tools, bone tools, adornments, portable art, and faunal remains, sourced from renowned archaeological sites like Axlor, Bolinkoba, and Santimamiñe.
In addition to its permanent collection, the Arkeologi Museoa organizes biannual temporary exhibitions, often focusing on Ice Age subjects. Furthermore, the museum features a unique program called "Pieza a Pieza," which showcases extraordinary findings that do not fit within the permanent exhibition but provide fascinating narratives worth sharing. The museum also hosts conferences, poster exhibitions, workshops, and various engaging events.
The exhibition at the Arkeologi Museoa is presented in both Basque and Spanish, with the convenience of audio guides and guidebooks available in French and English, allowing visitors from diverse backgrounds to fully engage with the displays and artifacts.
The Arkeologi Museoa offers educational programs for different school levels. For primary school students, there is a museum visit followed by an archaeological workshop focusing on different historical periods. Secondary school students can learn about archaeology and our social environment through museum exhibits and activities.
The Santimamiñe Cave also has educational programs for primary school cycles, including a guided tour and virtual visit to the rock-art. Thematic visits at the museum include exploring Biscay's history through archaeological artifacts, getting an inside look at the museum's facilities, and examining historical events from a gender perspective. Visitors can also explore the Caves of Santimamiñe and witness research work and prehistoric art through a guided tour and virtual replica.