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Bryggens Museum - Bymuseet i Bergen

Dreggsallmenningen 3, Bergen 5003, Norway
+47 55 30 80 30
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Bryggens Museum allows you to experience life in medieval Bergen, and the museum has been built over the remains of the first settlement at Bryggen. The oldest buildings are from the 12th century, and the various finds have been left in the ground where they were found by the archaeologists. Bryggens Museum also hosts temporary art displays and themed exhibitions, and it is the starting place for Bryggen Guiding, which is a historic walk through Bryggen's past that goes from Bryggens Museum through the old wooden buildings to the Hanseatic Museum. Until the 15th of May, the museum is open monday until friday from 11 until 15, saturday and sunday from 12 until 16. In the season from 15 May until 31 august the museum is open every day form 10 until 16.
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Dreggsallmenningen 3, Bergen 5003, Norway
+47 55 30 80 30
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a deal this tour is—three tours in one for an incredibly reasonable price. And they limit the size so you can ensure being able to hear and have your questions answered. If you do one thing in Bergen, do this. VERY interesting.

Thank ScottyP1952
Reviewed 3 days ago

City! A Must to go to while you are here. Great displays and history spelled out all along your walk. A great stop.

Thank seetheworld010
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum is not big and one can finish it in an hour. But, the guided walk it offers is EXCELLENT! The guide shared the history of the area and interesting details about the people who actually lived and worked there. The guide also took...More

Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bryggens Museum offers a great walking tour that combines that museum, as well as the Hanseatic Museum, the Assembly Rooms, and a walk through the Hanseatic quarter. This was a perfect way to learn and understand the history of trade in Bergen and to...More

Thank LJL1974
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth coming in for the building architecture alone but very well done exhibition in English about the evolution of Bergen as well as the background to the Hanseatic League. Free with Bergen card

Thank fiat500cc
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting and well put together museum. We spent about an hour there. They had items dug up from the area along with old house structures and buildings.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum was build around an archaeological dig. Not only can you see the history of the Bryggen hansa but there are a number of other displays as well. The top floor has a great exhibit on dating findings and the type of people you...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sign-up for the walking tour, as it is informational on the history of the city and surrounding area. Nice museum.

Thank lboyce180
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this as part of the one hour tour in English from the Tourist office and with our guide walked around here and it was fascinating

Thank NewcastleSusieq
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a "must do" visit as it gives an insight into the history of Bergen and Norway, and their relationships with the rest of Europe. The information and the objects are well presented.

Thank Cambridgeblue65to67
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24 May 2016|
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Response from BymuseetiBergen | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You can reserve tickets to the Bryggen guiding by e-mail: post@bymuseet.no or by calling +47 55 30 80 30.
27 August 2015|
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Response from BymuseetiBergen | Property representative |
Hi Thank you for your enquiry. The guided tour by foot is about 90 minutes. The starting point is Bryggens Museum, then it takes you from Bryggens Museum through Bryggen and into the Hanseatic Museum. The ticket can be... More