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Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum

Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: Regin Hjertholm Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: Bergen Reiselivslag / Gjertrud Coutinho - visitBergen.com Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: Bergen Reiselivslag/Gjertrud Coutinho - visitBergen.com Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: Bergen Reiselivslag/Gjertrud Coutinho - visitBergen.com Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: gsfoto Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: gsfoto Read more: Gamle Bergen - Bymuseet i Bergen -logo
Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: Regin Hjertholm
Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: Bergen Reiselivslag / Gjertrud Coutinho - visitBergen.com
Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: Bergen Reiselivslag/Gjertrud Coutinho - visitBergen.com
Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: Bergen Reiselivslag/Gjertrud Coutinho - visitBergen.com
Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: gsfoto
Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: gsfoto
Read more: Gamle Bergen - Bymuseet i Bergen -logo
The open-air Old Bergen Museum is a reconstructed small town consisting of around 50 wooden houses and buildings dating from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

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Old Bergen is a reminder of what Bergen used to be like. In the 19th century, Bergen was Europe’s largest wooden city, and its steep and densely built-up streets, squares and alleyways gave it a unique character. The open-air museum has 55 wooden houses from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, most of which originate from Bergen city centre.

A visit to Old Bergen provides  some answers as well as a breath of nostalgia. Actors make the stories come to life. How could life in Bergen have been 150 years ago? What did it look like? What did the people talk about? In beautiful surroundings you may meet both landlords and servants from times past.

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5/15/2015 - 5/16/2015
Mon - Sun
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5/18/2015 - 8/31/2015
Mon - Sun
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Buses no. 3, 4, 5, 6 and 83 outside the Tourist information, by Festplassen or on Bryggen. Get off by Nyhavnsveien, turn right and walk under the motorway. By car: Take road no. 585 (E16/39) going north approx. 3 km. Just after the tunnel turn right off the motor way (follow the signs).

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Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum - Photo: Regin Hjertholm

Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum

Old Bergen is a reminder of what Bergen used to be like. In the 19th century, Bergen was Europe’s largest wooden city, and its steep and densely built...

Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum

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