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Bryggens Museum

Out of the dust and ashes

Bryggen, the old wharf in Bergen, is an exceptional example of a medieval district, and it has been designated a World Heritage site by UNESCO. In 1955 parts of Bryggen were ravaged by a fire, and during the subsequent excavations a huge number of objects were found that provide a vivid insight into commerce, shipping, handicrafts and everyday life in medieval times.

Bryggens Museum allows you to experience life in medieval Bergen, and the museum has been built over the remains of the first settlement at Bryggen. The oldest buildings are from the 12th century, and the various finds have been left in the ground where they were found by the archaeologists. Bryggens Museum also hosts temporary art displays and themed exhibitions, and it is the starting place for Bryggen Guiding, which is a historic walk through Bryggen’s past that goes from Bryggens Museum through the old wooden buildings to the Hanseatic Museum.

  

On the website www.prosjektbryggen.no you can read more about the World Heritage site.

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Face to face - grim medieval pottery

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Bryggens Museum

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29th March 14 - 4th May 14

Bryggens Museum

Sunday

27

Apr. 2014

Søndagsforedrag på Bryggens Museum

13.00 - 14.00

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Bryggens Museum

Wednesday

4

Jun. 2014

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19.00 - 20.00

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Contact:

Telephone:55 30 80 30
Address:Dreggsalm. 3
Postboks 4052
5835 Bergen
bryggens.museum@bymuseet.no

Opening hours

Until 14.05.2014
Mon - Fri:1100 - 1500
Sat:1200 - 1500
Sun:1200 - 1600
15.05.2014 - 31.08.2014
daily:1000 - 1600


Entrance:

Adults NOK 70, students NOK 35, children free admittance.


Half price when visiting other Bergen City Museum arenas. Separate prices at events.


The museum is closed Good Friday, Easter Eve and Easter Sunday.




Gullskoen Museum Café.    Free entrance to the café. Tel. +47 47 97 95 86.


Museum shop. Tel. +47 47 97 95 85.


Bryggen Guiding 1.6 – 31.8: Daily guided walks, during summer season, from Bryggens Museum among the old wooden buildings at Bryggen to the Hanseatic Museum.

NOK 120, children free admittance.

Guided tours in: German 1000 / English 1100 and 1200 / Norwegian 1300.

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