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Bergen Aquarium

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Bergen Aquarium Photo: Akvariet i Bergen
Bergen Aquarium Photo: Akvariet i Bergen
Bergen Aquarium
Bergen Aquarium Photo: Akvariet i Bergen
Bergen Aquarium Photo: Akvariet i Bergen
Read more: Akvariet i Bergen
Bergen Aquarium Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / www.fjordnorway.com
Bergen Aquarium Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / www.fjordnorway.com
Bergen Aquarium Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik / www.fjordnorway.com
Bergen Aquarium Photo: Akvariet i Bergen
Bergen Aquarium Photo: Akvariet i Bergen
Meet famous local personalities like Snorre, Vitus and Amalie. Experience the great atmosphere created by the young and old citizens of Bergen who keep coming back to say hello to the animals - and to meet each other. Since 1960, the aquarium has formed a vibrant part of our local identity.

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At the Bergen Aquarium you will meet famous local personalities like Pingrid Alexandra, Vitus and Zelters. You can also experience the great atmosphere created by the young and old citizens of Bergen who keep coming back to say hello to the animals - and to meet each other. Since 1960, the aquarium has formed a vibrant part of our local identity.

In more than 50 large and small aquariums you can watch in fascination all the weird and wonderful things that go on beneath the surface at close quarters. In addition to getting to know the cod, and all the other creatures that live along the Norwegian coast, you can meet animals like crocodiles, snakes, lizards and common marmosets in our tropical section.

Feeding hours and show schedule: (May 1 - August 31)
10.30 am – Feeding of the Touch aquarium
11.00 am – Penguin feeding
12.00 pm – Sea lion show (weekends)
1.00 pm – Seal feeding
2.00 pm – Penguin feeding 
2.00 pm - Crocodile feeding (Thursdays)
3.00 pm – Sea lion show
4.00 pm - Fishguide Rotunden
5.00 pm - Penguin feeding

Cinema shows:
11.30 TURTLE VISION 2 3D
12.30 The kingdom of the killer whales
1.30 pm TURTLE VISION 2 3D
2.30 pm TURTLE VISION 2 3D
3.30 pm The kingdom of the killer whales
The films lasts 14-20 minutes. 3D glasses for sale in the souvenir shop.

Green travel

Bergen Aquarium has obtained certification for their environmental efforts by:

Eco-lighthouse Environmental certification of private and public enterprises, also tourism Green travel
NOK 150 per person

Categories

  • Family activities Family activities

Hours

2/1/2015 - 4/30/2015
Tue - Sun
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5/1/2015 - 8/31/2015
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9/1/2015 - 10/12/2015
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10/13/2015 - 4/30/2016
Tue - Sun
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Transportation


By foot: 15-20 minutes walk from Bergen city center. By buss: During the summer, take the "City Sightseeing Bergen" from the Tourist Information or buss number 11 from the city center. By boat/ferry: M/F Beffen goes from Bryggen to Nykirken weekdays between 7:30am-4.10pm. M/F Vågen goes from the Fish Market to Tollbodkaien near the Bergen Aquarium during the summer from 10am-6pm. By car: Small parking garage near the Aquarium.

Facilities

  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • museum shop
    • exhibition programme
    • guided tour by appointment
    • permanent exhibitions
  • Classification

    • eco-lighthouse
  • Credit cards

    • American Express
    • Eurocard
    • Diners Club
    • Visa
  • Film genre

    • Norwegian
  • Disabled persons

    • toilet for disabled persons
    • adapted for disabled
  • General facilities

    • elevator
    • playground
    • baby-changing room
    • Café/Cafeteria
    • café
    • parking
  • Language

    • English
  • Discounts

    • Bergen Card
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At the Bergen Aquarium you will meet famous local personalities like Pingrid Alexandra, Vitus and Zelters. You can also experience the great atmosphere...

Bergen Aquarium

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