|Season (1 June 2019 - 31 Aug 2019)|
|Monday - Sunday||10:00||- 18:00|
|Season (1 Sept 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)|
|Monday - Sunday||10:00||- 17:00|
|Season (1 Oct 2019 - 20 Dec 2019)|
|Tuesday - Sunday||11:00||- 15:00|
* Closed May 17th
Visit Norway`s newest and finest exhibitions about life along the coast and sea at the Norwegian Fisheries Museum.
Behind the walls of authentic 18th century warfside warehouses, you find an exciting and dynamic museum. Explore our modern exhibitions about Norwegian coastal- and fisheries history. Join our guided tours and learn more about how our rich coastal waters have provided us with livelihood at all times. The museum is beautifully situated by the sea and is surrounded by Norway`s biggest veteran boat harbour.
Delve into fascinating stories about the Norwegian coastal heritage though exhibitions on old building techniques, boat engines, herring processing, seal hunting and stockfish trading. See some of the preserved murals that once adorned the interiors of the original seaside warehouses, and learn about the history of the beautiful works of art. With its interactive exhibitions, the museum is perfect for a family visit.
The warehouses are standing on bulwarks in the sea, and the original channels between have been reconstructed to give you an insight into how “the Venice of the North” once looked.
In the harbour by the museum, you can enjoy a variety of family activities.
HOW TO GET TO THE NORWEGIAN FISHERIES MUSEUM?
Hop onboard the ferry and enjoy the beautiful view! During the summer season (18.May-15.Sept), you can visit the Norwegian Fisheries Museum by the historic ferries Beffen and MF Vågen. Departures from Vågen (by the Fish Market). Additional stops at Bergen Aquarium and the Old Bergen Museum.
Take our FREE Museum Shuttle Bus! The bus runs every 30 minutes between the Tourist Information, the Norwegian Fisheries Museum and Schøtstuene (a part of the Hanseatic Museum). We guarantee an eventful introduction to the history of Bergen.
City bus or bike! The museum is located only 5 minutes from the city centre by bus. Bus number 3, 4, 5, 6, 36, 39 and 83 run continuously every day and stop at Sandvikstorget nearby the museum. Across the street from the museum, you will find a city bike station.
Guided tours: From 1 July – 31 August you can join a guided tour (in English) every day at 13:30
Rent a rowing boat! – every day from 13 April – 13 October during the museum opening hours
The museum has two traditional rowing boats available for rent for those who want to explore the beautiful harbour and surrounding area. We recommend rowing in the harbour or along Skuteviken as it is least exposed to weather. We provide you with life jackets, oars and a box containing a signal flute, map and a “mobile bag”. Safety rules must be read and signed before using the boat.
PS: There are good fishing opportunities, and if you`re lucky you can get both mackerel and pole. Happy fishing!
Max. 4 persons per boat
Duration: 1-3 hours
Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
Price: NOK 100 per hour
Take a break by the sea at the museum café
Our lovely waterfront museum café, Bod24, offers a tasty menu based on fresh, local ingredients and lots of love. With its spectacular view of the harbor, Bod 24 gives a unique ambience, whether you enjoy the outdoor seating at the terrace, or relax in the homey surroundings indoors.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Children (0-16 years)||Free|
Prices may be subject to change.
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