Museum

Hordamuseet

VIS KART
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Museum

Hordamuseet

SKJUL KART

Farming and fishing was not only an occupation, but a way of living.

Farming and fishing was not only an occupation, but a way of living. Throughout the ages, most people have lived in the countryside, close to and in balance with nature. Farming and fishing, often with craftwork as a supplementary activity, enabled people in this area to survive. The landscape was well cared for. Livestock grazed outside the settlements and kept the vegetation down. Dirt walls and stone farm buildings were built and maintained. In summer, the cultivated land was covered with row after row of racks filled with drying hay and fields planted with potato and grain. On the landings in front of the boathouses lay small row boats drying in the sun. Life was governed by the seasons and not by the clock

Hordamuseet is located at Stend, with the Fana fjord as its closest neighbor. The area show traces of people who lived here in the past. Burial mounds, a large stone circle and traces from a 34 meters long boat house from Roman times demonstrate that power and religious activity was concentrated here nearly 2000 years ago.

In Stend and Fanafjellet the museum has a collection of old houses, brought here from Mid and North Hordaland. The houses show how life was lived in earlier times, and how building styles, handicrafts and knowledge were developed over hundreds of years. 

Entering the main building of the museum, one can see both permanent and temporary exhibitions with many interesting themes. The boat hall, which was opened in 2013 is the latest addition to the museum and shows the key importance boats had for the people living along the coast. In our café the smell of freshly baked waffles fills the room.

Due to upgrades of exhibitions and premises, Hordamuseet will be closed for visitors until April 2019.

Welcome to a reopening of the museum with activities on Sunday April 7th at 12. Throughout the year Hordamuseet will be open to visitors on Sundays 12-16 with activity programs, exhibitions and Café.

Groups are welcome all year, by appointment.

 


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

16.09 - 14.05: Daily 12.00 - 15.00. Guided tour every hour on request.

15.05 - 15.09: Daily 10.00 - 16.00

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

19.04-21.04, 27.04, 01.05, 17.05.

During the International Music Festival 22.05-02.06, 04.-05.06

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 36/55 30 80 30

E-mail: booking@bymuseet.no

Address: Bergenhus Fortress

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The Rosenkrantz Tower
The Rosenkrantz Tower
Opening hours

02.01 - 14.05: Saturday-Sunday 12:00 - 15:00

15.05 - 15.09: Daily 10:00 - 16:00

16.09 - 20.12: Sunday 12:00 - 15:00

The museum is closed:

20.-21.04, 01.05,17.05

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 38/55 30 80 30

E-mail: booking@bymuseet.no

Address: Bergenhus Fortress

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Bryggens Museum closed
Bryggens Museum closed
Opening hours

Bryggens Museum is closed until 18. June 2019

18.06 - 31.08: Daily 10:00 - 16:00

01.09 - 30.12: Daily 11:00 - 15:00

The museum is closed: 24.-26. December 2019. 31. December 2019 - 1. January 2020

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 32/479 79 985

E-mail: booking@bymuseet.no

Address: Dreggsalmening 3

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Hordamuseet
Hordamuseet
Opening hours

Hordamuseet is closed during the week and Saturdays in 2019

From 07.04 - 15.12 open Sundays from 12:00 - 16:00

The Museum is closed Sunday 21. April because of Easter

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 35/55 30 80 30

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

12.05 - 08.09: Daily 09:00 - 16:00 (Living Museum from 10:00)

The museum is closed: 17. May

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 34/55 30 80 30

E-mail: gamlebergen@bymuseet.no

Address: Nyhavnsveien 4, Elsero

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

Right turn under the brigde from the highway.

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The School Museum
The 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 1. June 2019.

Groups on request May-September.

01.06 - 31.08: Tuesday - Sunday: 11:00 - 15:00

Guided tours: 12:30 and 13:30

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 33/55 30 80 30

E-mail: damsgard@bymuseet.no

Address: Alleén 29

Bus nos: 16 og 17

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Alvøen Manor
Alvøen Manor
Opening hours

The museum is closed. Groups on request.

Contact

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 30

E-mail: booking@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

15.05 - 31.08: Daily 11:00 - 15:00

The museum is closed: 17 May

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

Daily 1. June - 31. August

1. June -17. June: English tours: 10:00 and 12:00

19. June – 31. August: English tours: 10:00, 11:00 and 12:00

1. July - 31. July: Norwegian tour: 14:00

Contact

Bryggens Museum

Dreggsallm. 3

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 30

E-mail: booking@bymuseet.no

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Church and Royal Power in the Middle Ages – on foot
Opening hours

19. June - 30. August

Monday - Friday: 13:00 English

Contact

Bryggens Museum

Dreggsallm. 3

Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 30

E-mail: Group bookings booking@bymuseet.no

Emails are only answered during office hours Monday – Friday.

Online booking: www.bymuseet.no

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