|Season (1 Sept 2021 - 21 Nov 2021)|
|Monday - Sunday||11:00||- 14:00|
* Closed dates in 2021:
3rd, 4th, 14th, 17th, 19th, 21st, 28th September.
9th, 29th, 30th.October
11th, 28th, 30th November.
1st, 8th, 10th-12th, 14th-18th December.
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.
Brief introduction every hour. During the weekends 22 - 23 August and 5 - 6 September you can meet Queen Isabella.
Advance bookings for groups only outside ordinary opening hours:
Emails are only answered during office hours Monday – Friday. 25% group discount for 10 people or more. Additional costs for guide.
It is free to enter the Bergenhus Festning historic area. Recommended for walking and recreation.
Due to Covid-19 we take precautions and measurements according to the laws and regulations applying. We are up-to-date on current infection control measures.
To give the audience a safe and good experience, we have limited the number of visitors in the museum, a minimum of 1 meter distance.
Disinfectant is offered. You will find more information on arrival at the museum.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Under 18 years||Free|
Prices may be subject to change.
The tower was built in the 1560s by the governor of Bergen Castle (Bergenhus), Erik Rosenkrantz, and served as a combined residence and fortified…
Exhibitions: Women's Contribution to the Armed Forces and The Resistance Struggle 1940-1945.
Bergenhus Fortress is one of Norway’s oldest and best preserved fortifications. The Fortress has a long history as a royal seat, episcopal see and…
The silverfactory Arven lets you experience some of the city's best gold - and silversmiths at work, creating precious metal into true pieces of art.
St Mary`s church is the oldest existing building in Bergen. To judge by its architectural style, it was probably built between 1130 and 1170.
UrbanZoo is a charming small jungle-zoo near Bryggen in Bergen City.
Bryggens Museum display findings of the archaeological excavations of Bryggen from 1955 and contains the foundations of the oldest buildings in…
The Hanseatic merchants are long gone, and no longer part of the hustle and bustle of Bryggen, but you can still experience this unique place, which…
Bryggen is one of Bergen's and Norway's main attractions. Bryggen was built after the great fire in 1702 and is included on UNESCO's World Heritage…
At Storeblå Aquaculture Visitor Centre you can explore a living exhibition that provides knowledge about one of our largest industries - aquaculture
Fløibanen will be closed for upgrading from September 20th 2021 until April 1st 2022.
At Mount Fløyen you will find a large variety of play opportunities and an exciting Troll forrest.
The picturesque Fish Market in Bergen is one of Norway's most visited outdoors markets. The Fish Market sells seafood, fruit and vegetables.
Kunsthall 3,14 question the present for the future
The high-tech dissemination center takes You on a journey into the German occupiers ideological view and some of its brutal consequences.
Visit some of Norway’s newest and best exhibitions about life along the coast and in the sea!