Inmersión: Viaje submarino

We dive into the depths of the sea to learn about the history of scuba diving from ancient times, through the 19th century with the discovery of the Siebe diving suit, to the birth of sport diving in the 20th century.

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Towards the essence

The exhibition shows the creation process of the last comic of the artist Donostiarra Josean Olabe from beginning to end.

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Exposición Ozeana - Euskal Itsas Museoa

Ozeana is an installation by six artists combining, relating and linking their specific, different views of the sea in a single stylistic ocean of communication.

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Leopoldina Rosa: a story of today

imagen exposición Leopoldina

The Basque Maritime Museum presented “Leopoldina Rosa: a story of today”, an exhibition which comes from and was produced by the Zumalakarregi Museum in Ormaiztegi, a dual look at the phenomenon of migration between the 19th century and the present time.

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Women and the Sea

Imagen para la exposición de la odisea con Leo y Dina

This temporary exhibition informs the general public of women’s relationships with the sea down through the years, without forsaking the role they had played since ancient times in the folklore and mythology of the maritime world.

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The Pursuit of Happiness

Exposición En busca de la felicidad - Euskal Itsas Museoa

The Museum wishes to publicise a practically unknown episode in our seafaring history: the assistance by the Basque Country to the thirteen British colonies in their struggle against Great Britain to win independence in 1776.

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Juan de Alcega, Universal Tailor

Exposición Juan de Alcega

The Basque Maritime Museum has recouped the story of Juan de Alcega, an illustrious Gipuzkoa personality who has now been forgotten. He was the author of the first tailors’ treatise published all over Europe.

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