Museum

Old Bergen Museum

VIS KART
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Museum

Old Bergen Museum

SKJUL KART

A breath of nostalgia!

In the 1800s Bergen was Europe’s biggest wooden city, a distinctive city environment with closely spaced wooden buildings, busy streets, markets and alleys. At old Bergen open air Museum you can experience some of this atmosphere, with houses from the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries. What did it look like? What did people talk about?

In beautiful natural surroundings you can meet both masters and servants from the past. You can peek in windows, open doors, and walk into exhibitions and historical interiors. The museum’s role players help to bring the site to life and provide answers to some of the questions on how life could have been lived in Bergen one or two hundred years ago. Teatrical plays at the square four times a day.

But the visit should not stop there; old Bergen is a large place! A walk in the surround park is ideal for a sense of peace and quiet, and you can eat lunch at the Gamle Bergen Tracteursted which is open June-August. Both the park and the restaurant can be visited without a ticket.

Old Bergen Museum also provides the setting for several fantastic fun-filled days for the family, such as Midsummer Night, summerschool etc. With prior notice, it is possible to arrange tours outside of standard opening hours.

The Museum opened in 1946 and was built around the summerhouse "Elsesro" which shipbuilder Rasmus Rolfsen built for his wife Elsebe. The property was owned by the Rolfsen family from 1784 until 1903. Here, the family built a shipyard and a summerhouse, and later a park in the style of a formal English garden. Old Bergen foundation succeeded in establishing the museum as a safe haven for Bergen’s old buildings, which were threatened with being torn down. The houses which now stand in the museum arrived between 1945 and 1981. The open air Museum has today 55 wooden houses, most of which originally stood in the centre of Bergen.

Old Bergen Museum is under development, and in a few years a new visitor centre will be opened which will further improve visitor's experience.

 


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:

03. and 22.02, 25.03 - 02.04, 01.05, 17.05.

23.05 - 07.05 (Bergen international Music Festival)

20.12.2018 - 01.01.2019

The Rosenkrantz Tower will be open when the King Håkon's Hall is closed (except public holidays)

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

02.01 - 14.05: Sunday 12.00 - 15.00

15.05 - 15.09: Daily 09.00 - 16.00

16.09 - 20.12: Tuesday-Sunday 11.00 - 15.00

The Rosenkrantz Tower is closed:

25.03-02.04, 01.05, 17.05.

20.12.2018 - 01.01.2019

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

02.01 - 13.05: Monday-Friday 11.00 - 15.00

Saturday - Sunday: 12.00 - 16.00

14.05 - 02.09: Daily 10.00 - 16.00

Bryggens Museum is closed:

30.03-01.04, 01.05, 17.05.

Due to rehabilitation of the museum it will be closed from 03.09.18 - 01.05.19

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: 23.03 - 02.04.

01.05, 10.05, 17.05-21.05.

21. December 2018 - 7. January 2019

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 479 79 580

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

13.05 - 09.09: Daily 09.00 - 16.00 Living Museum

02.05 - 12.05: Daily 10.00 - 15.00 Open Museum

Closed: 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 2018.

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

Groups on request May-September.

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

01.06 - 26.08: Saturday and Sunday 12:00 - 16:00

The museum is closed 27.08.18 - 01.06.19

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

The museum is closed from 1. september - 14. May

Groups on request February - September

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 479 79 583/481 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 - 02.09: German 10:00

English 11:00/12:00

Norwegian 13:00

Contact

Bryggens Museum

Dreggsallm. 3

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 30

E-mail: booking@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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