|Season (1 May 2019 - 15 Aug 2019)|
|Tuesday - Sunday||12:00||- 17:00|
|Season (16 Aug 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)|
|Saturday - Sunday||12:00||- 17:00|
* Closed 1 January and 17 May
Herdla Museum is located on Askøy, approx. 45 km from Bergen. Exhibitions about how the moraine island of Herdla was formed, the German World War II air base including a wreck of a German Gul-16 fighter plane, and about the unique local bird life.
Visiting the Herdla Museum you will become familiar with both the small island of Herdla and the archipelago west of Bergen. Just 45 km from the city this is the place for a scenic daytrip. The museum gives an insight into the island's dramatic war history and you will understand why Herdla island has beautiful beaches and a very rich bird life.
Yellow- 16 - from fighter aircraft to cultural memorial
On the 15th of December 1943, the German fighter Yellow-16 took off from the airbase at Herdla. After 64 years on the seabed the aircraft was raised and is now the main attraction in our war exhibition.
Art, nature and environment
In the main building you can visit temporary exhibitions. Some of them will focus on the nature and history of Herdla, others might surprise you.
Herdla torpedo battery Up until few years ago, the torpedo battery was a top-secret defense facility. Today the fully equipped battery is protected as cultural heritage. Joining one of the guided tours you can experience the times of the Cold War. The tour takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.
The bird sanctuary at Herdla is the most important in the Hordaland region. At the museum you will get information about the birdlife and what precautions you should take when visiting the sanctuary. When booked in advance we can also organize bird-trips for groups.
Good to know
Free admittance for children. The museum has a Cafeteria with hot/cold beverages, cakes and snacks.The open and easily accessible landscape makes Herdla a perfect destination for various outings for everyone.Bus service several times a day (Bus 499 from the Busstation).
Contact Herdla museum for detailed information on opening hours and other requests.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Children under 16 years||Free|
Prices may be subject to change.
The Museum, set in a beautiful maritime area, traces the lives of Øygarden’s coastal inhabitants from the ice age until the present day.
The Heathland Centre is a visitors centre for cultural landscape on the European coast of the Atlantic. These types of landscapes are 5000 years old.
The old knitwear factory (1858-1989) has now re-opened as a new museum. Visitors can see the whole process from spinning the wool to the finished…
Bergens biggest indoor trampoline park. Welcome to our magical world surrounded by beautiful graffiti, Light show and floor to wall trampolines!
New and modern go-kart center for visitors of all ages. Bergen Gokart is all electric and offers a technical tracks on two floors.
The open-air Old Bergen Museum is a reconstructed small town consisting of around 50 wooden houses dating from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
Meet the sea lions, the creepy - but great crocodiles, fish and the fascinating snakes at Bergen Aquarium. Film screening and feeding daily. Book…
Visit Norway`s newest and finest exhibitions about life along the coast and sea at the Norwegian Fisheries Museum.
This mansion is the main building of the owners of the paper factory of Alvøen, dating from 1797. Large collection of furniture, silver and porcelain.
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…
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.
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.
Here the whole family can enjoy the inside as well as the outside pools. 8 pools, waterslides, Jacuzzis, good food and drinks and relaxation area.
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.
Bryggens Museum display findings of the archaeological excavations of Bryggen from 1955 and contains the foundations of the oldest buildings in…