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Extensive collection of art and design. Masterpieces by Nikolai Astrup, Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, J. C. Dahl and “the Silver Treasure”.
Go back in time with a historical visit to KODE’s extensive collection of art and design. The museum fills four buildings in the centre of the city. You can experience the masterpieces by Edvard Munch, Nikolai Astrup, Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee and J. C. Dahl, visit the unique exhibition “the Silver Treasure”, admire the handicrafts and designs from the last five hundred years, or experience some of our temporary exhibitions.
Four buildings - one ticket. The ticket is also valid for two consecutive days.
KODE 1: Nordahl Bruns gate 9
KODE’s building for fine craft and design. The museum has undergone comprehensive rehabilitation the last two years, reopening in May 2017. Now both the building and the collections are more accessible to the public. Several of KODEs collections are exhibited in KODE 1: Sølvskatten (The Silver Treasure) is the museum’s permanent exhibition of silver and gold objects produced in Bergen, and the Singer Collection, which consists of European and Asiatic antiques, paintings and works by Old Masters.
KODE 1 also presents a museum shop focusing on design and interior architecture, a new education room for children, and a combined conference-and-banquet hall. In KODE 1 the restaurant and bar Bien Centro offers classic Italian food. Henry Bucher was the architect of this museum venue and it opened in 1896.
KODE 2: Rasmus Meyers allé 3
This is KODE's main venue for temporary exhibitions.
A large museum shop focusing on gifts, paper designs and art books, is located in the ground floor right next to the popular café, Smakverket. The architect of this museum building was Sverre Lied and it opened in 1978.
KODE 3: Rasmus Meyers allé 7
In this building you can experience the Rasmus Meyers Collection and KODE’s unique collection of works by Edvard Munch, including many of his major works.
NB: Please note that the Edvard Munch collection is closed for conservation and new installations. (As per February 2022)
Among the highlights of the Rasmus Meyers Collection are art from the Golden Age Norwegian art, as well as historical interiors from the Bergen area. It also includes highlights from the careers of artists such as J. C. Dahl, Harriet Backer, Erik Werenskiold and Gerhard Munthe.
The architect of KODE 3 was Ole Landmark and it was opened in 1924 in order to recieve the extensive art gift donated in 1916 from the businessman Rasmus Meyer.
KODE 4: Rasmus Meyers allé 9
The first and second floor presents the core of the museums´s collections ranging from 14th century icons to Norwegian and international Modernism, ranging from Norwegian artists like J.C. Dahl and Christian Krohg to international names like Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee and Asger Jorn.
At KODE 4 you will also find Lysverket, a restaurant specializing in seafood. The KODE 4 building opened in 1938 as an administration building for the electrical powerplant company. In 2003 it was restored and opened as a museum. The architects were Fredrik Arnesen and Arthur Darre Kaarbø.
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