ACCESS AND OPENING HOURS
Due to the situation caused by Covid-19, the use of Tabakalera must be done temporarily under special conditions.
General entry to the building and exhibitions, and to certain activities of the cultural programme, is free of charge. In each case, the price is given along with details on how to purchase tickets or register on the activity page. Read the general access and admission rules for Tabakalera’s transit zones.
OPENING HOURS OF THE BUILDING:
Monday to Thursday: 9 am - 9 pm
Fridays: 9 am - 10 pm
Saturdays: 10 am - 10 pm
Sundays and bank holidays: 10 am - 9 pm
On December 24 and 31 the building will close at 5 pm
On December 25 and January 1st the building will remain closed.
Tuesday to Sunday: 12 pm - 2 pm / 4 pm - 8 pm
MEDIALAB OPENING HOURS:
Tuesday to Saturday: 10 am - 8 pm
Sundays and bank holidays: 10 am - 2 pm
Phone: +34 943 475 050
Map of the building and information
Opening hours of the information desk:
Mondays to Thursdays: 9 am - 8 pm
Fridays: 9 am - 9 pm
Saturdays: 10 am - 8 pm
Sundays and bank holiday: 10 am - 8 pm
+34 943 118 855
Tabakalera's office opening hours (3rd floor):
Mondays to Thursdays: 8:30 am - 6 pm
Fridays: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
July and August: 8 am - 3 pm
Tabakalera has two main entrances: one via Plaza de las Cigarreras, and another via Plaza Nestor Basterretxea.
From 1 June and on a temporary basis, the use of the building's stairs is recommended and therefore the use of lifts should be reduced as far as possible, with the exception of people with functional diversity.
The public toilets on floors 0, 1 and 4 have all been adapted for people with functional diversity.
On floors 0 and 2 there are toilets and changing facilities for children/babies. Those on floor 2 are inside the Ubik creation library.
There is a place to leave pushchairs at the entrance to Medialab (Check the Medialab opening hours)
There is also a wheelchair at the disposal of users. If you need it, you can request it by going to the information point, by telephone (943 11 88 55) or by e-mail (info@tabakalera,eu)
Please contact the information point if you have any questions or suggestions.
Programme y accessibility
The education group regularly offers guided tours of the exhibition by the Sign Language Interpretation Service (SLIS). If you need to use this service, you can request it in advance.
The film projection room has six adapted armchairs, located between the conventionally-sized seats in the front row. They are available in advance ticket sales, as numbered tickets.
The cinema will have special conditions from the return of the activity. We will inform you of the details as soon as possible.
The film projection room has a magnetic hearing loop system.
Tabakalera offers a programme of individual free guided tours of the exhibitions, and of the building. Tours should be booked in advance using the mediation section on this website.
Group and school visits and private / on demand visits
How to find us
Tabakalera is in the Egia district, a ten minute walk from the city centre, next to the train station and the future San Sebastián bus station.
Walk from the Centre to the Estación del Norte and through the Egia underpass.
Dbus: 09, 42, 44, 45, B3 lines.
From the Bus Station, go through the Egia underpass.
From the Estación del Norte (North Train Station), go through the Egia underpass.
Eating, drinking and sleeping
The Tabakalera building has Taba café at street level in the Nestor Basterretxea square, serving breakfasts, meals, set menus, bar snacks and dinners. The building also has the LABe restaurant with views, in the 5. floor serving meals an cocktails.There is also a 4-star hotel, called One Shot Tabakalera House. Besides, on Tabakaleras Plaza, on the ground floor, there are small initiatives such as ArteUpArte Urban Store and Lantöki photography wher you can get books, artworks, photographic equipment or clothing.
Taba's opening hours:
Everyday 8 am - 11 pm
LABe's opening hours:
From Monday to Saturday: 1 pm > 4 pm
Friday and Sunday: 8:30 pm > 12 am
Using a public space for recordings and photo shoots
In the different areas of Tabakalera that are considered public spaces, small non-commercial recordings can be made with permission. The permission is given for home or private recordings or photo shoots that do not involve any technical complexity or block any areas, where the use of a tripod is allowed, but without lighting equipment. Furthermore, they must not interrupt people traffic or require the involvement of Tabakalera staff or equipment.
Apply completing the form: Application for recordings and shootings.
Coexistence and services
Tabakalera is a venue for enjoying contemporary culture. Help us to maintain it by using the building responsibly and respecting coexistence:
The ping pong table will be temporarily out of service. The ping pong table is located at the 2nd floor's hall. It may be booked at the Information Desk. Further information and reservations: 943 11 88 55 or email@example.com.
Lost items are stored in the Information Point and they are weekly sent to the Municipal Police. More information: 943 11 88 55 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read the general access and admission rules for Tabakalera’s transit zones.