Museum

Remember what you are, teach what you love

An exhilarating journey through the history of a club with a unique philosophy.

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What is the museum like on the inside?

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  • Origins Learn about Bilbao and Bizkaia in 1898, the year the club was founded, and its evolution over the years.
  • Timeline A chronological journey through the history of Athletic. A contextualised tour with objects and images of the club and the world.
  • The wooden stand Sit down in an old San Mamés stand and enjoy an audio-visual presentation on the hundred year history of the club.
  • Red zone: the cornerstones of the club Discover the values on which Athletic Club is based as an institution with its male and female players as protagonists, together with a list of awards for the men's and women's football teams.
  • Trophy Room The representation of the club's achievements. The club's Sancta Sanctorum, which holds all of its official titles.
  • Green zone: the grand audio-visual area Enjoy an immersive experience. A 102-screen video wall, the largest in Europe, where you can feel the roar of San Mamés, the unique symbiosis between region, stand and team.
  • Children's play area Learn by playing with activities for all ages. Replay goals, choose your all-time red and white team and check out their value, do a quiz and try to score a goal against Iribar: the best goalkeeper in the world.
  • San Mamés More than a century of football on the same site. Take a trip through the 100 years of life of the old San Mamés and discover how unique the current ground is.
  • The members An area dedicated to the more than one hundred thousand members that Athletic has had since its foundation in 1898.
  • Learn about Bilbao and Bizkaia in 1898, the year the club was founded, and its evolution over the years.
  • A chronological journey through the history of Athletic. A contextualised tour with objects and images of the club and the world.
  • Sit down in an old San Mamés stand and enjoy an audio-visual presentation on the hundred year history of the club.
  • Discover the values on which Athletic Club is based as an institution with its male and female players as protagonists, together with a list of awards for the men's and women's football teams.
  • The representation of the club's achievements. The club's Sancta Sanctorum, which holds all of its official titles.
  • Enjoy an immersive experience. A 102-screen video wall, the largest in Europe, where you can feel the roar of San Mamés, the unique symbiosis between region, stand and team.
  • Learn by playing with activities for all ages. Replay goals, choose your all-time red and white team and check out their value, do a quiz and try to score a goal against Iribar: the best goalkeeper in the world.
  • More than a century of football on the same site. Take a trip through the 100 years of life of the old San Mamés and discover how unique the current ground is.
  • An area dedicated to the more than one hundred thousand members that Athletic has had since its foundation in 1898.

A museum that goes beyond just the club’s history

  • Athletic’s history through 1000 original objects. Athletic’s history through 1000 original objects.
  • The context in which the club came into being in 19th century Bilbao. The context in which the club came into being in 19th century Bilbao.
  • The oldest garments in Spanish football. The oldest garments in Spanish football.
  • The first official trophies in state football. The first official trophies in state football.
  • The evolution of San Mamés. The evolution of San Mamés.
  • The importance of the youth academy. The importance of the youth academy.
  • The commitment to women’s football. The commitment to women’s football.
  • How Athletic’s supporters live and feel. How Athletic’s supporters live and feel.
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AC Museoa competition wins

Honours

Male

  • 8 La Liga
    championships
  • 24 Copa
    wins
  • 3 Supercopa
  • 18 Regional
    championships

Female

  • 5 La Liga
    championships

Find out more about a club with its own name

AC Museoa brings together content and technology to tell the story of a hundred year old tradition.

It is a state-of-the-art museum with a high degree of interactivity that houses the more than 100 years of the club’s history. There is a large area of 1,400 m² where you can explore the uniqueness of Athletic, relive its exploits and immerse yourself in the red and white history.

European Museum of the Year Awards Award presented to AC Museoa
EMYA museum
awards finalist (2020)

A feeling that goes beyond football. Enter the heart of Athletic

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