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.
Old Bergen is a reminder of what Bergen used to be like. In the 19th century, Bergen was Europe’s largest wooden city, and its steep and densely built-up streets, squares and alleyways gave it a unique character.
The open-air museum has 55 wooden houses from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, most of which originate from Bergen city centre. A visit to Old Bergen provides some answers as well as a breath of nostalgia.
Actors make the stories come to life. How could life in Bergen have been 150 years ago? What did it look like? What did people talk about? In beautiful surroundings you may meet both landlords and servants from times past. You can visit our park and the restaurant without a ticket.
Family events throughout the season.
Old Bergen Tracteursted (a la carte restaurant) is open June 1 - August 31 from 12.00 to 17.00. Closed on Mondays.
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.
From 02.05-12.05 the museum will be partially open. Opening hours will be daily 10-15.
Price in this period: Adults NOK 50, student NOK 25, children under 16 are free.
|Season (2 May 2018 - 12 May 2018)|
|Monday - Sunday||10:00||- 15:00|
|Season (13 May 2018 - 9 Sept 2018)|
|Monday - Sunday||09:00||- 16:00|
* Closed May 17th
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Children under 16 years||Free|
|Adults||NOK 100.- admission|
|Student||NOK 50.- admission|
Prices may be subject to change.
Buses no. 3, 4, 5, 6 and 83 outside the Tourist information, by Festplassen or on Bryggen. Get off by Gamle Bergen, turn right and walk under the motorway.
By car: Take road no. 585 (E16/39) going north approx. 3 km. Just after the tunnel turn right off the motor way (follow the signs).
Visit Norway’s newest and finest exhibitions about life along the coast and at sea. The museum is located in authentic wharfside warehouses as old as...
The tower was built in the 1560s by the governor of Bergen Castle (Bergenhus), Erik Rosenkrantz, and served as a combined residence and fortified...
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...
Meet the sea lions, the creepy - but great crocodiles, fish and the fascinating snakes at Bergen Aquarium. Film screening and feeding daily. Book...
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.
Exhibitions: Women's Contribution to the Armed Forces and The Resistance Struggle 1940-1945.
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...
The Theta museum is the secret room of the Theta Group of the Resistance Movement during the occupation of Norway from 1940 to 1945. Their aim was to...
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...
Take Fløibanen funicular to the top of Mount Fløyen. Magnificent view of Bergen, great children's playground and ideal for mountain walks.
The Hanseatic Museum is one of the oldest wooden buildings in Bergen, furnished in 18th century style and shows the life of the Hanseatic merchants.
Entry to three museums and a shuttle bus service in between them - all in one ticket. Your ticket to Bergens UNESCO and maritime heritage.
Contemporary gallery with changing exhibitions and a large selection of paintings, graphics and ceramics for sale. Decoration of public and private...
A collection of pictures and other items showing the activities over 150 years of the Buekorps, a kind of boy's brigade found only in Bergen and best...
The picturesque Fish Market in Bergen is one of Norway's most visited outdoors markets. The Fish Market sells seafood, fruit and vegetables.