The Peñas Negras Environmental Interpretation Centre

Environmental Interpretation Center

Located in the heart of the mining area, the Meatzaldea-Peñas Negras ekoetxea is an environmental information and awareness raising center managed by the Department of Environment and Territorial Policy of the Basque Government.

It constitutes a strategic point of observation of a wide landscape arch, key to appreciate the changes that the landscape has undergone as a consequence of the mining activity.

The content of this exhibition space revolves around iron ore as an environmental resource, history of the Bizkaia mining basin, its population centers, fauna, flora, etc. Outside it has an exhibition of restored pieces of old mining operations.

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Ekoetxea Meatzaldea - Peñas Negras:
Carretera forestal La Arboleda - Muskiz km 1,6
48530 ORTUELLA (Bizkaia)


Phone: (+34) 946 338 097


Schedule / Notes

❱ Monday to Sunday and bank holidays: from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 18:00.


❱ Free entry.