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Peace Museum
Foru plaza, 1, 48300 Gernika-Lumo Driving directions
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Opening hours

Mar-Sep: Tue-Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-2pm; Oct-Feb: Tue-Sat 10am-2pm, 4pm-6pm; Sun 10am‑2pm - closed Jan

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Divided into three areas, this museum conveys its message powerfully: the first section explores the concept of peace through the speeches of famous figures (Martin Luther King, Gandhi, Chateaubriand etc); the second looks at the tragic story of Guernica (admirably brought to life using reconstruction techniques); the third analyses the issues of today (Basque Separatism, political prisoners, torture etc).

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