Devoted to Basque archaeology, ethnology, and history, this museum is in the center of the Old Quarter, south of Calle Esperanza Ascao, housed in a centuries-old Jesuit cloister. Some of the exhibits showcase Basque commercial life during the 16th century. You can see everything from ship models to shipbuilding tools, along with reconstructions of rooms illustrating political and social life. Basque gravestones are also on view. In addition, you'll see the equipment used to play the popular Basque game of pelota (jai alai).
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