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Fjord Norway Bergen

Norwegian Fisheries Museum - Museum Vest

  • Sandviksboder 20, Bergen
  • +47 55699601
  •  /  km From You

Visit Norway's newest and finest exhibitions about life along the coast and at sea. The museum is located in authentic wharfside warehouses as old as Bryggen.

Visit Norway’s newest and finest exhibitions about life along the coast and at sea. The museum is located in authentic wharfside warehouses as old as Bryggen. It is packed with information and playful exhibitions about the history of Norwegian fisheries.

Explore our captivating, interactive exhibitions and learn about the treasures of the ocean, our shared marine resources and about how Norwegian fishermen have live throughout the ages.

We offer guided tours, family activities and a separate route for children on which they can play and learn interactively. Our museum shop has exciting gift items, and the von Tangen restaurant has one of the best views in Bergen and serves tasty seafood dishes. Join a guided kayak tour for the whole family in the harbour. Hire a rowing boat or a kayak. It is also possible to swim and fish. Parking available.

Rent a rowing boat - every day from 1 June at 10:00 -17:30
We have two traditional wooden boats for rent (including life jackets). We recommend rowing in the harbor and around Skuteviken. The boats are moored at the floating dock just outside the museum. We provice life jackets, oars and a signal flute & map.

Max 4 persons per boat. Duration 1-3 hours.
Price NOK 100 per hour

Kayak rental - every day from 1 June to 31 August at 12:00 to 17:00
We have four recreational kayaks for hire. We recommend paddling along land towards Skuteviken or Old Bergen. To rent a kayak you need to previously have completed a kayak course, provide a BCU 1 Star or NPF certificate.
Price NOK 300 per day

Kayaking in harbor - Saturdays and Sundays from 2 June to 16 September, every day from 23 June to 15 Aug. 12:00 -15:00.
We offer guided kayaking for the whole family. The kayaking takes place around the harbor and in the veteran boat dock. We tell you about the history, the veteran boats and the dry fishery.

Maximum 3 children per group + one adult
Duration 20 min.
Age limit 6 years.
Price per person: NOK 60, -

What can you find on shore? - Every day during the school holidays. 23 June-15 August at 10:00 -18:00
Loan bucket and art card at the reception, and head out to "Tangen" at Sandviksboder 15-17. In the harbor we have two shallow waters where sea creatures can be found and studied. Waht species can you find? Free.

The museum is easily reached in just 5 minutes by bus from Bryggen.  
In the period from 15.05 to 15.09 you can travel to the museum with the traditional ferry Beffen! The boat takes about 20 minutes and departs from the Fish Market by Shetlands- Larsens pier.

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Description Price*
Adults 90.00 Admission
Student 70.00 Admission
Children (0-16 years) 0.00 Admission
* Price from
Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
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