|Season (1 Sept 2019 - 8 Dec 2019)|
|Tuesday - Friday||11:00||- 15:00|
* Closed on public holidays.
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 product
Join us for a tour of Salhus Tricotagefabrik (1859–1989) and learn about the history and importance of the textile industry in Norway. Take in the smells that still linger in the factory after many years of production.
We guide you through the different production processes, from carding and spinning, to winding, knitting and sewing. What does a knitting machine sound and look like? We demonstrate machines that were in use at the factory, which are now used to knit socks and scarves that you can buy in the museum shop.
Watch the film about the history of Salhus, where former workers describe life in the factory town, and see our changing exhibitions in the gallery.
In our cosy café you can enjoy homemade cakes and sandwiches with a view of Salhusfjorden. There is also a children’s corner with toys and drawing supplies for little ones. Access to the café and the shop is naturally free of charge during our opening hours.
Every Sunday at 12:30, the children can go hunting for the sheep Bændik who has been hiding in the factory. He shows how wool turns into clothes, and maybe the kids wants to try knitting? Activities for the children in the café.
We also host regular knitting events as well as the annual Bergen Knitting Festival. For more information about our programme, visit our website.
Please contact us if you wish to visit us outside opening hours. The café can also be rented for private events.
Guided tours at 12.00, 13.00 and 14.00 on weekdays, and 13.00, 14.00, 15.00 and 16.00 on Sundays.
Welcome to Bergen’s only national industrial heritage site!
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adults, exhibition only||NOK70.00 tickets|
|Adults, incl. tour, film and exhibition||NOK90.00 tickets|
Prices may be subject to change.
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