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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: Regin Hjertholm 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: Regin Hjertholm Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: gsfoto Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: gsfoto 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: Regin Hjertholm
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: Regin Hjertholm
Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: gsfoto
Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum Photo: gsfoto
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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In the 19th century, Bergen was Europe’s largest wooden city, and its busy, steep and densely built-up streets, squares and alleyways gave it a unique character. There are also few large towns and cities that have experienced as many major fires as Bergen has. The appearance of the city has changed on many occasions, sometimes amidst great drama; at other times old
houses have been replaced by new buildings and majorr redevelopments. But Bergen has also taken care of its historic past.

Old Bergen is a reconstructed town with approx. 50 wooden houses from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Here you will find private homes from various periods, as well as a number of shops and workshops. Countless rooms and objects bring the city’s history over the generations to life. Old Bergen is an idyllic reminder of what Bergen used to be like, and a guided tour of the houses is a fascinating, entertaining and family friendly experience.

You are welcome to walk around the area also outside the museum's opening hours.

Museum shop and café open during the museums opening hours.
Closed public holidays; 17 of May.

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Hours

5/10/2015 - 8/31/2015
Mon - Sun
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Transportation


Buses no. 3, 4, 5 and 18 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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  • Restaurant
  • General facilities

    • café
    • restaurant
  • Conference facilities

    • slide projector
    • projection screen
  • Licensed premises

    • beer and wine
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • guided tour during opening hours
    • interior
  • Activities

    • guided trips
    • activities for children
  • Other services

    • furniture
  • Discounts

    • Bergen Card

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Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum

In the 19th century, Bergen was Europe’s largest wooden city, and its busy, steep and densely built-up streets, squares and alleyways gave it a unique...

Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum

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