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.
The Hanseatic Museum is situated centrally on Bryggen in Bergen. The museum shows how the German merchants from The Hanseatic League lived and worked.
From 1350 to 1750 these merchants traded stockfish and grains from their office in Bergen. The museum was opened in 1872 and has two trading houses, one facing the sea and one in back of the tenement. You may walk through this building from 1704, the only house on Bryggen which has kept its original interior.
Walking for five minutes to the other side of Bryggen, you will find Schøtstuene next to St. Mary’s Church. These rooms were assembly halls for the Hanseatic merchants during winter time. Due to the danger of fire, Schøtstuene were placed separately behind the other office buildings. In winter hot meals were served here. The buildings were also used for teaching and as courtrooms, meeting rooms and party rooms. The museum consists of three assembly rooms and a kitchen.
The entrance ticket is valid for both the Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene.
Please note that the opening hours for Schøtstuene are:
03.01 - 30.04 Sundays 11-15 (incl. Easter)
01.05 - 31.05 Daily 10-17
01.06 - 31.08 Daily 10-18
01.09 - 30.09 Daily 10-17
01.10 - 23.12 Daily 11-15
For opening hours at the Hanseatic Museum, please see below.
In the period 1 May to 15 September you get the Museum shuttle buses between the Hanseatic Museum, Schøtstuene and Norwegian Fisheries Museum included in your ticket. The ticket includes admission to the 3 museums. The ticket can be purchased online and are valid for 48 hours.
Mai & sept: You can buy only an entrance ticket to the Hanseatic Museum after 14.45.
June, July & August: You can buy only an entrance ticket to the Hanseatic Museum after 15.45.
Children under 16 years old has free entry to the museum. Should you not make use of the shuttle bus, you do not need to book tickets for the children. If you want to use shuttle the price is NOK 60 for children (4-15 years old) and can be ordered online together with your adult ticket.
|Season (1 June 2016 - 30 Sept 2016)|
|Monday - Sunday||09:00||- 17:00|
|Season (1 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017)|
|Monday - Sunday||11:00||- 15:00|
|Season (1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017)|
|Monday - Sunday||09:00||- 17:00|
|Season (1 June 2017 - 31 Aug 2017)|
|Monday - Sunday||09:00||- 18:00|
|Season (1 Sept 2017 - 30 Sept 2017)|
|Monday - Sunday||09:00||- 15:00|
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adults||NOK 100.- tickets|
|Children (0-16 years)||Free|
|Student||NOK 80.- tickets|
|Groups min. 10 pers.||NOK 75.- tickets|
|Adult incl. The Norwegian Fisheries Museum and shuttle (May–Aug.)||NOK 150.- tickets|
Prices may be subject to change.
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