Museum

Bryggens Museum

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Museum

Bryggens Museum

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Visit the archeological remains of Bergen's first settlements from the1000s.

Bryggen in Bergen has been a busy part of the city since the Middle Ages. Both the oldest wooden buildings and the thick cultural layers located below ground appear on the UNESCO World Heritage List. In 1955 parts of Bryggen burnt down, and the 13 year archeaeological excavation which subsequently took place uncovered hundreds of thousands of objects which give an insight into everyday life in the city in the Middle Ages.

After the fire there was a heated discussion over the future of Bryggen, and many of the city’s inhabitants wanted to demolish the remaining wooden buildings. Fortunately public opinion changed, helped by the new and till then unknown stories of the city that was being unearthed. As a result - and with chief curator Asbjørn Herteig as the driving force – Bryggens Museum was established in 1976. The museum houses archaeological material from Bergen and Vestlandet in the Middle Ages, where the rich finds from the Bryggen excavations and later archaeological research in the city take centre stage. Bryggens Museum is built over the remains of Bergen’s oldest building from the first half of the 1100s. These architectural remains are still an important part of the museum’s permanent exhibition, and give visitors the experience of life in Bergen in the Middle Ages.

In addition to the permanent exhibition, Bryggens Museum hosts many temporary art and themed exhibitions. In 2016 we are showing a selection of rune material found in Bryggen – material which represents the world’s largest collection of runes from the Middle Ages. From the 16th of January and throughout the whole of summer we have an exhibition on the large city fire in Bergen in 1916. How a simple milk tooth can reveal information about a person’s childhood and where they lived is just one of the things you can find out in Autumn’s exciting archaeological and osteological exhibition on mobility in the Middle Ages.

Museet tilbyr flere forelesninger og forelesningsrekker og de populære mandagsforedragene går som vanlig både i vår- og høstsemesteret.

The museum offers many lectures and the popular Monday lecture series will also take place both in the Spring and Autumn semesters.

Additionally, Bryggens Museum is the starting point for Bryggen Guiding – a historic walking tour through Bryggen’s past, from Bryggens Museum through the old wooden buildings of the area through to the Hanseatic Museum.

Bryggen Guding starting point at Bryggens Museum, see link.

Bergen in the middleages starting point at Bryggens Museum, see link.

 


Museums
The King Håkon's Hall
The King Håkon's Hall
Opening hours

16.09 - 14.05: Daily 12.00 - 15.00

15.05 - 15.09: Daily 10.00 - 16.00

The King Håkon's Hall is closed on special occations:

9-17. April (Easter)

24. May - 8. June (Bergen international music festival),

11., 14., 15., 16., 17., and 20. June

21. December 2017 - 1. January 2018

When closed The Rosenkrantz Tower will be open.

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 479 79 577/55 30 80 30

E-mail: post@bymuseet.no

Address: Bergenhus Fortress

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The Rosenkrantz Tower
The Rosenkrantz Tower
Opening hours

16.09 - 14.05: Sunday 12.00 - 15.00

15.05 - 15.09: Daily 09.00 - 16.00

The Rosenkrantz Tower is closed:

9. - 17. April (Easter), 1 and 17. May

21. December 2017 - 1. January 2018

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 479 79 578/55 30 80 30

E-mail: post@bymuseet.no

Address: Bergenhus Fortress

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Bryggens Museum
Bryggens Museum
Opening hours

01.09 - 14.05:

Monday - Friday: 11.00 - 15.00

Saturday - Sunday: 12.00 - 16.00

15.05 - 31.08:

Daily: 10.00 - 16.00

Bryggens Museum is closed:

14. - 16. April, 1. and 17. May,

22. - 26. December, 31. December 2017 and 1. January 2018

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 30

E-mail: post@bymuseet.no

Address: Dreggsalmening 3

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Hordamuseet
Hordamuseet
Opening hours

Tuesday - Thursday:

12.00 - 15.00

Sunday:

12.00 - 16.00

The Hordamuseum is closed:

8. - 17. April (Easter)

1., 17., and 25 May, 3. - 5. June

22. December 2017 - 2. January 2018

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 479 79 580/479 79 591

E-mail: hordamuseet@bymuseet.no

Address: Hordnesvegen 24, 5244 Fana

Light rail to Lagunen, bus nos 60, 61 and 62 to Stend

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Old Bergen Museum
Old Bergen Museum
Opening hours

15.05 - 31.08:

Daily 09.00 - 16.00 Living Museum

02.05 - 14.05: Daily 10.00 - 15.00

01.09 - 15.09: Daily 10.00 - 15.00

Closed: 1. & 17. May

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 479 79 576/55 30 80 30

E-mail: gamlebergen@bymuseet.no

Address: Nyhavnsveien 4, Elsero

Bus nos.: 3, 4, 5, 6 & 83, Station: Gamle Bergen

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Bergen School Museum/Holberg Museum
Bergen School Museum/Holberg Museum
Opening hours

The Museum will be closed in 2017 due to rehabilitation work.

Groups on request.

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 479 79 582/55 30 80 30

E-mail: skolemuseet@bymuseet.no

Address: Lille Øvregate 38

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Damsgård Country Mansion
Damsgård Country Mansion
Opening hours

01.06 - 31.08:

Daily 12.00 - 16.00

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 47 97 95 84/55 30 80 30

E-mail: damsgard.hovedgard@bymuseet.no

Address: Alleén 29

Bus nos: 16 og 17

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Alvøen Manor
Alvøen Manor
Opening hours

27.05 - 27.08:

Saturday and Sunday 12:00 - 16:00

The museum is closed 10. and 11. June

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 479 79 581/55 30 80 30

E-mail: alvoen.hovedbygning@bymuseet.no

Alvøveien 150

Bus nos: 5, 6 and 42 to Alvøen

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The Leprosy Museum - St. Jørgen Hospital
The Leprosy Museum - St. Jørgen Hospital
Opening hours

15.05 - 31.08:

Daily 11.00 - 15.00

The museum is closed: 17. May

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 481 62 678/55 30 80 30

E-mail: lepramuseet@bymuseet.no

Address: Kong Oscarsgate 59

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The Historic Fire Departement
The Historic Fire Departement
Opening hours
Contact
Bryggen Guiding - on foot
Bryggen Guiding - on foot
Opening hours

01.06 - 31.08:

German 10:00

English 11:00/12:00

Norwegian 13:00

Contact

Bryggens Museum

Dreggsallm. 3

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 30

E-mail: post@bymuseet.no

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Bergen in the Middle Ages - on foot
Bergen in the Middle Ages - on foot
Opening hours

01.06 - 31.08:

Monday - Friday: 14.00 English

Contact

Bryggens Museum

Dreggsallm. 3

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 30

E-mail: post@bymuseet.no

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