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Old Bergen Museum - Bergen City Museum

  • Nyhavnsveien 4, Bergen
  • 479 79 584
  •  /  km From You

The open-air Old Bergen Museum is a reconstructed small town consisting of around 50 wooden houses dating from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

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 people talk about? In beautiful surroundings you may meet both landlords and servants from times past.  You can visit our park and the restaurant without a ticket.

Family events throughout the season.

Old Bergen Tracteursted (a la carte restaurant) is open June 1 - August 31 from 12.00 to 17.00. Closed on Mondays.

If you buy a full-price ticket at the first museum, you get 50% discount on the admission fee to all of our other museums throughout the year.

From 02.05-12.05 the museum will be partially open. Opening hours will be daily 10-15.
Price in this period: Adults NOK 50, student NOK 25, children under 16 are free.

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Opening hours

May 2, 2018 – May 12, 2018:
Daily: 10:00 AM–3:00 PM
May 13, 2018 – Sep 9, 2018:
Daily: 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
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