|Season (2 Jan 2020 - 16 May 2020)|
|Monday - Sunday||12:00||- 15:00|
|Season (18 May 2020 - 13 Sept 2020)|
|Monday - Sunday||10:00||- 16:00|
|Season (14 Sept 2020 - 20 Dec 2020)|
|Monday - Sunday||12:00||- 15:00|
* Closed: 9.-13. April, 1. and 17. May, 19. May-5. June, 9.-14. June.
The hall might also be closed during special events.
Håkon’s Hall was built between 1247 and 1261 by Håkon Håkonsson. It was the largest and most imposing building of the royal residency in the 13th-century when Bergen was the political centre of Norway.
Håkon’s Hall is 750 years old and was built by King Håkon Håkonsson as a royal residence and banqueting hall. When his son Magnus Håkonsson Lagabøte married the Danish princess Ingeborg in 1261, 2000 guests were invited. At that time Bergen was Norway’s largest and most important town, and Håkon’s Hall was the site of major national events, such as the drawing up of Norway’s first complete set of laws.
As a national cultural monument, Håkon’s Hall is still used both for royal dinners and other official occasions. The history of Bergenhus Fortress is long and eventful. In late summer we invite you to Festningsdagene, where you can play and learn much about Bergenhus Fortress since medieval times.
If you buy a full-price ticket at the first museum, you get 50% discount on the admission fee to all of our other museums throughout the year.
When The King Håkon’s Hall is closed the Rosenkrantz Tower will be open.
Guided tours 20. June-16. August: English 10:00 and 14:00. To participate in the guided tours costs NOK 30.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Children under 16 years||Free|
Prices may be subject to change.
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