Collections ranging form the Age of antiquity and the Middle Ages right up to the present day. West Norway is particularly well represented. Archaeological finds, urban and rural history collections, a textile section and a rich ethnographic collection.
Covering cultural history, art history, archaeology, anthropology.
Exhibitions "Viking Era". Activity exhibition for children. Norwegian church art - largest collection in Norway. Russian icons. "The Christie-room".
History of rural communities, furniture and textiles. "Roses and Legends in Norwegian Folk Art". "Ibsen in Bergen", 1851-57. Nepalese Masks. Indian - Inuit - Aleut". "Eternal Life" - Egyptian Mummies.