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Bryggens Museum - Bergen City Museum

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

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Description

A museum based on the findings of the archeological excavations of Bryggen from 1955 on. The foundations of the oldest buildings in Bergen (12th c.) as well as finds of European ceramics, runic inscriptions etc. illustrating commerce, shipping, cultural activities and daily life in the Middle Ages.

Temporary exhibitions.

Souvenirshop, film and café.

Categories

  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries

Hours

9/1/2013 - 5/14/2014
Mon - Fri
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sat
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sun
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5/15/2014 - 8/31/2014
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9/1/2014 - 12/31/2014
Mon - Fri
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sat
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sun
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Facilities

  • General facilities

    • Café/Cafeteria
  • Disabled persons

    • adapted for disabled
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • exhibition programme
    • photographs
    • paintings
  • Other services

    • souvenirs
  • Language

    • German
    • English
    • Norwegian
  • Discounts

    • Bergen Card

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Bryggens Museum - Bergen City Museum - Photo: Regin Hjertholm

Bryggens Museum - Bergen City Museum

A museum based on the findings of the archeological excavations of Bryggen from 1955 on. The foundations of the oldest buildings in Bergen (12th c.)...

Bryggens Museum - Bergen City Museum

Source: Visitnorway

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