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The Norwegian Fisheries Museum

Sandviksbodene 23, Bergen 5035, Norway
+47 53 00 61 80
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The Norwegian Fisheries Museum is about the fishing history and coastal culture of Norway. The old wharf side warehouses and the harbour with traditional boats makes a great setting for our stories about fishing traditions in Norway. Explore the history of the sea by immersing yourself in interesting artefacts and stories, or engage the whole family in a multitude of new activities. The cafe serve lunches. The historic seaside houses provide a casual and homely atmosphere, inside and outside. Museum shop. We offer Exhibitions Group packages, School packages, Conference facilities. Rowboat rental Getting there The historic ferry "Beffen" leaves every hour from Bryggen between 11 am and 4 pm, only weekends in May, all days in June, July, August and September. The museum is a 20-minute walk from Bryggen, or less than 15 minutes from the cruise ship terminal at Bontelabo. A 5-minute bus-ride from Bryggen, numbers 3, 4, 5, 6, 36, 39, 83 go past the museum.
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Sandviksbodene 23, Bergen 5035, Norway
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"fishing industry"
in 12 reviews
"interactive displays"
in 8 reviews
"great for kids"
in 4 reviews
"fishing history"
in 2 reviews
"learn something"
in 2 reviews
"bergen card"
in 8 reviews
"all ages"
in 5 reviews
"rainy day"
in 6 reviews
"ferry boat"
in 2 reviews
"interesting information"
in 2 reviews
"herring"
in 3 reviews
"cod"
in 4 reviews
"fish market"
in 8 reviews
"western norway"
in 2 reviews
"bergen harbour"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 4 reviews
"couple of hours"
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Reviewed yesterday

A 10 minute ferry trip brought us to the Fishing Museum (and its café) which is fascinating and great for kids as well as adults

Thank JillCork
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fishing is at the heart of Norway and this museum gives a good overview of the past and present fishing industry. Lots of the displays are interactive so great for kids. The building is also interesting as it is an old fish warehouse. Lots of...More

Thank Lady_Sadie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Fisheries Museum is a short boat ride or shuttle bus ride from downtown and is well worth your time if you want to better understand the economic underpinnings of this town before the era of cruise ships. There are two excellent short films as...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled to the fisheries museum by ferry from the fish market. It was a relatively cheap 200NOK for a family of five (two adults, two children plus one free preschooler) and very enjoyable way to see Bergen from the water (assuming you have not...More

Thank CJCDA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was included in the admission price to the Hanseatic Museum, one of the "must see" attractions in Bergen (if you have the slightest interest in history, which I do). We weren't expecting much to be honest, I mean fisheries museum, it didn't make me...More

Thank Nefi
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CCN75, Salgssjef at The Norwegian Fisheries Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to visit and for writing a very nice review! Very happy to heear that you liked the museum, our great staff and cosy café. I trust your stay in Bergen was nice. Best regards from the Norwegian...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

We really enjoyed the museum. The guy called Johannes from the staff was very welcoming. He tried to say a few words in everyone's language or at least saying something which is really typical of the visitor's homecountry. He was also very informative and kind....More

Thank astraltravellers
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CCN75, Salgssjef at The Norwegian Fisheries Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to visit and for your excellent review! It is always nice to be greeted by Johannes, and I will make sure to let him know your appreciation. Thank you! Glad you had a great time at the...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Very informative museum with great interactive exhibits, one of the better ones we visited in Bergen. Free with Bergen card.

Thank CeWYO
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CCN75, Salgssjef at The Norwegian Fisheries Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to visit and for you excellent review! Glad you liked our interative exhibits! I trust your stay in Bergen was nice. Welcome back! Best regards from the Norwegian Fisheries Museum

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

We really liked it, everything is new and interactive, you can play and learn at the same time... :)

Thank Kathrin P
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CCN75, Director of Sales at The Norwegian Fisheries Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you som much for your excellent review! We are very glad to hear that you really liked the museum and that you enjoyed the playfullness of the exhibitions. Wishing you a very Happy Ester from the Norwegian Fisheries Museum

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

This was a nice, basic, look at fishing history. It had kid stuff for families. One of the best parts was interacting with the desk lady. She was very knowledgeable and had time to talk on the day I was there.

Thank helgeson
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CCN75, Director of Sales at The Norwegian Fisheries Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the museum and our knowledgeable staff. Best regards from the Norwegian Fisheries Museum

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This was a very good trip by boat From opppsite the fish market. The Captain was an ex-navy sailor - grandfather making a living in the summer. The boat itself was nice - more of a small launch/ old yacht. Takes about 5-7 mins. The...More

Thank MayDog
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