The Artziniega Ethnographic Museum houses a magnificent exhibition covering more than 3,700 square meters, recreating the rural and urban ways of life of the inhabitants of Artziniega and the whole of the Ayala valley. It is located in a restored historic building in calle Arteko Aldapa.
The museum hosts different activities throughout the year: Living Museum on the last Sunday in February, Santa Águeda on 4th February, painting competition in May, the summer solstice on 21st June, night opening on “Noche de las Animas” in October, the Txarriboda or Slaughtering of the pig in November and a visit from Olentzero on 24th December.
Full information about the collection and the programme of activites can be found at this link www.artziniegamuseoa.org and at the Ethnographic Museum itself.
Artziniega is 55 kilometres from Vitoria-Gasteiz, in the north of Álava, and 28 kilometres from Bilbao. From Vitoria-Gasteiz take the N-622 and the A-624, while from Bilbao it can be reached via the BI-636 and BI-2604, or the AP-68. Public transport and train can be used