Museum

The Leprosy Museum - St. Jørgen Hospital

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Museum

The Leprosy Museum - St. Jørgen Hospital

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A unique cultural monument with strong stories set in it's walls. In 1946 the old hospital closed it's doors for good.

Between 1850 and 1900 Bergen had three hospitals for leprosy patients and the largest concentration of patients in Europe. It's two last patients died in 1946 and the hospital closed.

The city’s oldest leprosy hospital, St. Jørgen’s Hospital, is now not only a monument to thousands of personal tragedies, it is also an important arena for the dissemination of Norwegian work and research on leprosy.

In many parts of the world leprosy is commonly known as Hansen’s disease, after the Norwegian physician Gerhard Armauer Hansen who discovered the leprosy bacillus in Bergen in 1873.

St. Jørgen’s Hospital was probably raised on the grounds of Nonneseter convent in the 1400s. The patients may have received plants for food and medical use from the convent. The herb garden we meet today is from the 1990s. It is open to the Public during museum opening hours.


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:

12.06-15.06, 21.07

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 due to interior rehabilition.

The museum is closed: 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

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

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

Guided tours: 12:30 and 13:30

Groups on request May-September.

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

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 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

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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