|Season (1 Sept 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)|
|Monday - Sunday||11:00||- 15:00|
* Closed: 24th, 25th and 31st December 2021
Join us for a fascinating museum tour to learn about Norway’s relationship with the sea over thousands of years, richly illustrated by beautiful models, full - size boats, archaeological finds and interesting artefacts.
Visit one of Norway’s greatest maritime museums
The Bergen Maritime Museum gives insight into Norwegian seafaring history and the evolution of seafaring from the earliest times until the present day. The exhibitions showcase items related to seafaring and life at sea, ship models of utmost quality, paintings and marine-archaeological findings. The museum's collections have local roots, but since Bergen has always been one of the country’s greatest maritime cities, they also provide a picture of our national maritime history.
Since 1962, the Bergen Maritime Museum has been located ina beautiful building with a distinctive character, drawn by the famous Bergen architect Per Grieg. This is an architectural gem in stone and glass, nicely situated in a peaceful neighbourhood at the University Campus in Bergen. Nearby, you will find several exciting museums, parks and cafes.
We recommend our guests to watch the spectacular movie ’The Burned Ship‘ whichdeals with the discovery of a Viking Age funeral in western Norway. The film is produced by the local company Arkikon (duration 22 min, subtitles in English).
Museum shop and refreshments.
Activities for children
If you want to draw some sketches while visiting, the necessary equipment can be borrowed at the museum. Or maybe you want to go hunting for ‘ship-rats’?
How to find the museum (by foot):
From the city center(approx. 15 min). Walk up the stairs to the St John's Church. The museum is located approx. 150 m behind the church. Go to the left of the church, approx. 50 m along the main road. Then turn right onto the gravel walkway. Walk100 meters, the museum is the building with the natural stone facade.
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS AND DINNERS:
The Bergen Maritime Museum provides a maritime setting for dinners and celebrations. On the "ship deck", guests can enjoy a superb view of Puddefjorden and the modern part of the port of Bergen. The museum has its own auditorium for presentations, speeches and ceremonies. It is also possible to book guided tours of the exhibitions.
Banqueting - available after opening hours at. 4:00 p.m.
Exhibition (ground floor) - Maximum 112 guests - banquet seating.
“Ship deck” (1st floor) - Maximum 64 guests - banquet seating.
Receptions (whole museum) - Maximum130 guests with banquet seating and maximum 250 guests at receptions.
Meetings & Conferences - available all day:
Auditorium (ground floor) - Maximum 86 guests - setup cinema (video projector, screen, sound equipment and internet).
The smoking room on the old coastal steamer "Finmarken" – Maximum 16 guests - board table.
Wireless internet, projector, screen and sound equipment.
Guided tours of the exhibitions.
We offer guided tours in Norwegian and English, maximum 30 guests per guide.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Children under 16 years||Free|
|Groups min. 10 pers.||NOK70.00 admission|
Students free on Thursdays.
|Skipdekk 2. etg.||-||-||-||-||64||-|
|Utstilling 1. etg.||-||-||-||-||112||-|
|Skipdekk 2. etg. Banqueting|
|Utstilling 1. etg. Banqueting|
|Whole museum Reception|
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