Bergens Sjøfartsmuseum, Bergen

3.6
#11 of 38 in Museums in Bergen
The Bergen Maritime Museum (Bergens Sjofartsmuseum) was founded in 1921 and moved into award-winning museum in 1962. The museum building is situated 100 metres from the red church (Johanneskirken) up the steps from Torgallmenningen at Nygardshoyden (nearest bus stop: Mohlenpris) and among the University campus. The museum presents the history of shipping, its development and importance to Bergen and Norway from prehistoric times to the present day. Our exhibitions offer a vast collection of ship models - including viking ships - paintings, marine archeological findings and various items related to seamanship and life on board, providing a good insight into Norway's rich maritime heritage.

Coffee, tea, snacks, cold drinks and ice cream. Limited museum shop. FREE WIFI. Research library.

Closed: 1 January, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, 1 May, 17 May, Christmas eve, Christmas day and New Year's Eve.

Museum tour weekdays only 20 June to 18 August (included in your ticket).

The research library is closed weekends.

ADMISSION:

100 NOK

Students 60 NOK (free for students Thursdays with student card)

Children u/16: FREE

Bergen Card: FREE

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  • A very interesting museum and the kids enjoyed the activity they were given. Spent around an hour there.  more »
  • 100nok each (free with Bergen card). This was an interesting museum with exhibits about early Viking boats etc. the upstairs room was predominantly models of motorised shipping. An interesting...  more »

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