Museum

Bryggens Museum closed

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Museum

Bryggens Museum closed

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From Sep.4th 2018 till mid-May 2019 Bryggens Museum will be closed due to construction. Welcome to a new main exhibition and facilities in 2019.

During the winter of 2018/2019 Bryggens Museum will be going through an interior rehabilitation. This includes renewing the archeological exhibition that forms the base of the museum. The work is a collaboration between Bergen City Museum, UIB (University of Bergen), AHKR (Institute of archeology, history, culture and religion sciences), NIKU (Norwegian Institute of Cultural Heritage) and the Directorate for Cultural Heritage. The project is made possible by fundings from the Department of Culture, Bergen Kommune and the Savings Bank Foundation DNB.

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 archaeological 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 buildings 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.

Temporary exhibitions
In addition to the permanent exhibition, Bryggens Museum hosts a variety of temporary historical and art-exhibitions.

Lectures and tours
The museum offers several lectures throughout the year. Our popular monday-lectures will be held as usual during the fall of 2018 and spring of 2019. We will also continue our cooperation with the commander of Bergenhus Fortress on the series of "Stories from the fortress", as well as sunday-lectures.

Bryggens Museum is the starting point for "Bryggen Guiding - on foot", a historical walk through Bryggen's past, from Bryggens Museum through the antiquarian wooden buildings at Bryggen to the Hanseatic Museum. We also offer "Bergen in the Middle Ages - on foot", a walk from Bryggens Museum to St. Mary's Church and the Rosenkrantztower (only in English).

Welcome to exhibitions, lectures and guided tours at the «new» Bryggens Museum in 2019.

 

Bryggen Guiding starting point at Bryggens Museum

Bergen in the Middle Ages starting point at Bryggens Museum

 


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:

02.11, 14.11, 07.12, 12.12

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) 55 30 80 36/ 479 79 577

E-mail: post@bymuseet.no

Address: Bergenhus Fortress

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The Rosenkrantz Tower
The Rosenkrantz Tower
Opening hours

15.05 - 15.09: Daily 09.00 - 16.00

16.09 - 20.12: Saturday-Sunday 11.00 - 15.00

The Rosenkrantz Tower is closed:

20.12.2018 - 01.01.2019

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 38/ 479 79 578

E-mail: post@bymuseet.no

Address: Bergenhus Fortress

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Bryggens Museum closed
Bryggens Museum closed
Opening hours

Bryggens Museum is closed.

Due to renovation of the museum it will be closed from 04.09.18 - 22.05.19

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 32

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:

21. December 2018 - 7. January 2019

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 35

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

The Museum is closed for the season. Opens May 2019.

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 34/ 479 79 576

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
Bergen School Museum
Opening hours

The Museum will be closed in 2018.

Groups on request.

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 39/ 479 79 582

E-mail: skolemuseet@bymuseet.no

Address: Lille Øvregate 38

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Damsgård Country Mansion
Damsgård Country Mansion
Opening hours

Closed for the season. Opens June 2019.

Groups on request May-September.

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 33/ 479 79 584

E-mail: damsgard.hovedgard@bymuseet.no

Address: Alleén 29

Bus nos: 16 og 17

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Alvøen Manor
Alvøen Manor
Opening hours

The museum is closed 27.08.18 - 01.06.19

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 31/ 479 79 581

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

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

Groups on request March - September

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 37/ 481 62 678

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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