The essential of Basque Country

Basque Pelote and Xistera Pilotari Museum

Anywhere there are Basques, there is also pelota! The origins of xistera, and the secrets behind the making of a pelota will be revealed to you in this museum which is dedicated to the main sport of the Basque Country.


1 Place du Fronton
Boutique d'Accueil Touristique de Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle
64310 Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle


Opening hours :

- January - February - March - October - November - December : monday to friday : 09.00am to 11.30pm and 2pm to 4.30pm.
- April - May - Jun - September : monday to friday : 09.00am to 11.30pm and 2pm to 4.30pm. Saturday : 09.00am to 11.30am
- July - August : monday to saturday : 09.00am to 11.30pm and 2pm to 5.30pm. Sunday and public holidays : 10.00am to 12.00am.


Thematic of the place

Museum, interpretive center / Free entry

Public price
Adulte : €5.00
Enfant : €2.50
Price with the pass
Adulte : Free
Enfant : Free