Web accessibility

“Web accessibility” refers to the ability to access a Web site and its content by as many people as possible, no matter what their navigation context or physical disabilities.

By “navigation context” we mean devices, browsers, Internet connection speed, browser or computer configuration, environmental conditions, etc.

Disabilities are understood to be visual, auditory, motor, or cognitive.

Declaration of commitment

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao has developed a website that prioritises the accessibility of its content, in compliance with the Accessibility Guidelines set out by the WAI Working Group (Web Accessibility Initiative,, which is a member of W3C (World Wide Web Consortium).

Using the Web standards established by this organization W3C permits correct viewing of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Web site on different devices and platforms and the appropriate printing out of its content.

If you have any questions, suggestions, or problems with respect to our Web site, please contact us by sending an e-mail to the following address:

Navigation aids

Variable font size

Relative units, such as text size, have been used in different aspects of designing this Web site. Its pages can be correctly viewed in any resolution and users can change the text size if they have this option enabled.

Site map

Users will find the Web site page contents on the site map.

Breadcrumb trail

Users will always know what section/subsection of the Web site they are in thanks to the breadcrumb trail indication at the top of the page.

Image description

All of the images contained in this Web site are accompanied by their corresponding backup descriptions in order to make them understandable for users who are unable to see them.

Link recognition

Placing the cursor over any link in this Web site will bring up more information on the description of accessible content.