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Fjord Norway Vestland BERGEN

The Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene - Museum Vest

  • Øvregaten 50, Bergen
  • +47 53006110
  •  /  km From You

The Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene tells the story of how the Hanseatic merchants lived and traded in Bergen for 400 years.

Gain an insight into how the Hanseatic merchants lived, worked and made their mark on Bergen over 400 years. Visit the Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene – a UNESCO World Heritage site – to find out about this important period in the city’s history and the stories of some of the people who lived here.

There is much more to Bryggen than colourful, old wooden houses and being a popular tourist spot. The UNESCO World Heritage Site Bryggen is in fact a true cultural treasure, wholly unique in a global context. Nowhere else in the world can boast even one wooden house dating back to the Hanseatic period, yet the ‘City of Seven Mountains’ has managed to preserve a whole district, comprising consisting of no fewer than 62 buildings.

Now we’re giving you the opportunity to experience the Hanseatic world right across the Bryggen area. Guided tours and new exhibitions allow you to explore all aspects of the lives of the Hanseatic merchants – from their unique trading network to everyday life in Bergen. A visit to our sites will give you a sense of how life played out during this important period starting in the 14th century.

Daily guided tours at Schøtstuene and Bryggen

Join us Tuesdays to Fridays on a tour in the footsteps of the Hanseatic league. The tour is at the Schøtstuene assembly rooms, unique in the world. Together with one of our knowledgeable guides you get to know more about the Hanseatic league, who they were, their net all over Europe, their daily life and also about the assembly rooms and its founder, Koren Wiberg. Togheter we walk through the assembly rooms and cook houses and you have a unique opportunity to learn more about the life here 500 years ago! 

Tidspunkt: Tue- Fri at 12 and 14

Varighet: Ca. 40 minutter

Oppstart: Schøtstuene, Øvregaten 50. Bookings only - until 15 June.

ONLINE BOOKING: For online booking click here

Your email confirmation is your ticket and must be shown at the entrance. You can bring a printed copy or show the e-mail confirmation on your  mobile device.

Cancellation policy:
No refund in case of cancellation, but we can change the date on your ticket if necessary. Your email confirmation is your ticket. Bring a printed copy or show it on your mobile device.

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Opening hours

May 1, 2020 – Jun 15, 2020
Tue Wed Thu Fri 12:00 PM–12:40 PM 2:00 PM–2:40 PM
Sep 1, 2020 – Sep 30, 2020
Daily: 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Oct 1, 2020 – Dec 31, 2020
Daily: 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
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Description Price*
Adults 120.00 Tickets
Children 0.00 Tickets
Student 100.00 Tickets
* Price from
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