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Bergenhus Festningsmuesum

Koengen 0 | Haakonsvern, Bergen 5003, Norway
+47 55 54 63 87
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Well done and educational

We wanted to see the museum in general, but I thought my wife would especially enjoy the roles of... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
HowlnBubba
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Key Largo, Florida
Fascinating museum..and it is free

This museum is located near the Rosenkrantz Tower, and has several exhibitions related to the... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
cdngirl67
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Ottawa, Ontario
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Koengen 0 | Haakonsvern, Bergen 5003, Norway
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

We wanted to see the museum in general, but I thought my wife would especially enjoy the roles of women in the military. It was just one of several excellent exhibits. Displays are generally in English, and almost every exhibit room has a booklet in...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This museum is located near the Rosenkrantz Tower, and has several exhibitions related to the military, including women in the mi,Italy, peacekeeping missions and Norway’s resistance during WW2. Most of the signage is in Norwegian, but at the entrance to each section are guidebooks in...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

WW2 resistance, international missions of the Norwegian military, women in the military and history of the fortress. All of that free, but not very modern. Conveniently located, so still worth a visit even if just for an hour.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Excellent place to read about the Norwegian Resistance movement in and around Bergen during World War 2. Plenty of stuff to read and see and also the history of the Norwegian army.

1  Thank UncleBarbar1
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

This free museum covers the Norwegian resistance to the Nazi occupation, as well as Norway's military through history. The displays are set up well and chronologically, Displays of reproductions of historical uniforms and some weapons were interesting. There was a display about women's role in...More

1  Thank KarenJim76
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome place, no entrance fee and after the visit can have a free cup of coffee / tea. Opens at 11am. Started the visit from the third floor. The exhibition shows the history of the Fortress. Then we went down to the 2nd floor and...More

1  Thank GAN L
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

This is a military history site well worth visiting. The stories told here are a reflection of the city, and most importantly the Norwegian resistance. This was fascinating and historically important for all to see. The resistance section, second floor, was well documented and translated...More

1  Thank Akumuk
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Got told to visit this museum by my hostel. Great that it’s free and easy to get to. Lovely, friendly lady came straight up to me to help me understand how the museum worked. Start at the top and make sure to take the English...More

2  Thank Phoebe T
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

This museum is tucked away in a corner of the fort area. It is free and contains three floors of the history of the Norwegian military. There are displays of uniforms through the ages, weapons, awards and medals. One area is devoted to women's contributions...More

2  Thank Maryann L
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is a comprehensive and evolutionary account of Norwegian history. It is divided into three floors each focusing on a particular aspect. The general breakdown is the first floor deals with the German occupation and the resistance during WWII. There is also a section on women's contributions.The...More

2  Thank CATTSAR
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