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Bergen Aquarium

Bergen Aquarium Photo: Akvariet i Bergen
Bergen Aquarium Photo: Akvariet i Bergen
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
Bergen Aquarium Photo: Akvariet i Bergen
Bergen Aquarium Photo: Akvariet i Bergen
Bergen Aquarium Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik/Fjord Norway
Bergen Aquarium Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik/Fjord Norway
Bergen Aquarium Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik/Fjord Norway
Bergen Aquarium Photo: Akvariet i Bergen

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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 60 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.

In the cinema you can watch our spectacular 3D films as "Turtle Vision" and "Bloppo and Willy's Undersea Wondershow", as well as the Norwegian movie "The kingdom of the killer whales".

Feeding hours and show schedule:
10.30 am – Feeding of the Touch aquarium
11.00 am – Seal show
12.00 pm – Sea lion show
12.30 pm – How to handle a snake
1.00 pm – Penguin feeding
1.30 pm – Feeding of different fish
2.00 pm – Seal show
3.00 pm – Sea lion show
*The crocodiles are fed every Sunday at 2.30 pm

Cinema shows Monday to Friday:
11.30 Captain Nemo (3D)
12.30 The kingdom of the killer whales
14:30 Captain Nemo (3D)
15:30 The kingdom of the killer whales

Cinema shows Saturday and Sunday:
11.30 Captain Nemo (3D)
12.30 The kingdom of the killer whales
13.30 Captain Nemo (3D)
14.30 Captain Nemo (3D)
15.30 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

10/14/2013 - 4/30/2014
Tue - Sun
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5/1/2014 - 8/31/2014
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9/1/2014 - 10/12/2014
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10/13/2014 - 12/31/2014
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

  • General facilities

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

    • American Express
    • Diners Club
    • Eurocard
    • Visa
  • Disabled persons

    • adapted for disabled
    • toilet for disabled persons
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

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

    • eco-lighthouse
  • Language

    • English
  • Film genre

    • Norwegian
  • 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...

Bergen Aquarium

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