Prepare your visit

We help you plan your visit to Artium by gathering essential information for you to make the most of your tour around the Museum.

Summer agenda (pdf) 

Artium Museum will be reopening its doors on 2 June 2020 to an even safer space for the general public. The Museum has therefore established a series of measures to ensure hygiene in its facilities and safety for its visitors.
Artium Museum relies on the responsibility and understanding of all its visitors to ensure that this series of measures succeeds in maintaining the Museum as a space free of COVID-19.

Due to health security reasons, visitors must have their own headphones to listen to the audios of the videos present in the exhibitions Moyra Davey. Lanak / Obras / works and The Festival has had 24 editions. We don't like it. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Artium Museum, a safe place 



Before your arrival, we recommend you to check our hours of operation, as well as the most convenient way to travel to the Museum. Regarding the schedule, you need to remember that the Museum is open from 11am to 14pm and from 5pm to 8pm from Tuesday to Friday. On Saturdays, Sundays and holidays the ours of operation are extended from 11am to 8pm.

It is advisable to book the visit in advance and buy tickets online.

Artium is located at a 10 minutes walking distance from the tram stop; in addition, it is connected to the rest of the city by four bus lines (L3 Betoño-Zumaquera, L4 Lakua-Mariturri, L8 Universidad and L9 Gamarra-Zumaquera), with stops on Francia street (one step from the main entrance) and Los Herrán street (right behind the Museum).You can check the routes, as well as some additional information, on the website of the bus lines and on the site of the tram of Vitoria-Gasteiz.

If you decide to come by car, remember that there is a public parking next to the Museum.

See how to come from your current location (Google Maps).

For further information about the cultural and touristic resources that are at your disposal, you can have a look at the following websites: Álava Tourism, Vitoria-Gasteiz Tourism and Euskadi Tourism.



All the accesses to the Museum, both external and internal, are adapted to facilitate the entrance with wheelchairs.
We offer a wide variety of rates among which you can always choose the best option for you. In general, remember that children under 14 do not pay for their tickets. Students, retirees, people over 65 and unemployed visitors are allowed to pay at their discretion (You choose rate). On Wednesdays, the You choose rate is available for all visitors. Here, you will be able to find all the information about ticket prices.

We want you to make the most of your experience in Artium; therefore, in order to guarantee everyone’s satisfaction, we encourage you to have a look at some easy and basic rules that you will need to follow while you are in the Museum.



Artium always suggests experiences that are related to contemporary arts and cultures, mainly through its exhibition program and activities agenda.

It is also interesting that youknow something about Artium's architecture; it's a museum whose main rooms are under ground level: a wine cellar museum. Discover more about the building and the works of art that arte permanently exhibited in it.

Guided visits are the best mediation tool to discover the Museum and its exhibitions, as well as to get immersed inside the secrets of contemporary art. Artium offers a free service of guided tours on Wednesdays and Sundays, which is extended during summer season. You can check the current program of free guided tours here.

If you come with a group, you also have the option to schedule a visit on the day and time that are more convenient for you, inside the schedule and calendar of the Museum. To do this you must call 945209023.

If you would like to take and individual tour, Artium puts different mediation resources at your disposal (now online; you can get them via mobile devices and QR codes in the Museum): brochures, room sheets, audio guides, exploration notebooks and activities agendas that can be acquired at the Museum’s ticket office. You will also find introductory videos in each room or in our Vimeo channel. In many occasions, you will see texts posted on the walls of the rooms, which will help you contextualize the differed sections of each exhibition.

The museum includes different spaces to take a breath during your visit, especially if you come with young children. And for summer, an special and different place: the Artium Garden. You can ask the staff of the Museum about the resting areas.

Summer agenda (pdf) 


During your visit, please follow these advices

In order to safeguard the artworks on display, they must not be touched

You can take photographs or videos, but you can not use flashes, spotlights or/and tripods. The photographs you take are only for personal use. You must remember that artworks are protected by intellectual property legislation.

Partially sighted persons may enter the centre-museum with their guide dogs. Other animals must remain outside.

Young children are especially welcome in Artium; however, they must remain under the supervision of an adult at all times. On many occasions, the centre-museum provides areas with special activities for children.  Please inquire at the ticket office.

Please do not take food or beverages into the exhibition galleries.

For your own health and for that of others, and in accordance with current legislation, please do not smoke during your visit to Artium.

Artium has a locker service so that you can deposit any objects you wish or those that cannot be taken into the exhibition rooms because of their size and/or characteristics. The dimensions of these lockers are as follows: 70 cm high x 40 cm deep x 27 cm wide; 32 cm high x 40 cm deep x 27 cm wide; 32 cm high x 40 cm deep x 54 cm wide.

Artium requests your collaboration to enable you and others to enjoy your visit to the centre-museum to the full: try not to disturb others during the visit and turn off your mobile phone before entering the exhibition galleries.

In case of any doubt, please ask the gallery staff. They will help you with pleasure.

Finally, remember that you can keep yourself updated about the different Artium activities and exhibitions on social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube or Vimeo, among others), as well as on this web and, ever better, registering for our  biweekly newsletter via e-mail.

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