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 Discover historic Bergen

The Norwegian Fisheries Museum lies in the historic area Sandviken in Bergen and explains how our rich fisheries history has shaped Norwegian history. The museum is located in old wooden warehouse from the 18’th century. Whole streets of warehouses build on wooden foundations out in the sea, surrounded by canals. Now just a few of these warehouses remain.

 

Opening hours:

May: Every day from 10 - 17

June, July and August from 10 - 18 

 

How to get to the museum?

 

Our free Museum Shuttle Bus

Departs every half hour from the Tourist information to the Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, and the Norwegian Fisheries Museum. For more information see Museum Shuttle Bus

Public transportation

Buses nr. 3, 4, 5, 6, 39, or 83 from the city center to the bus stop named "Sandvikstorget"

By car

We have free parking for our guests

 

Prices

Adult 90 NOK

Children 0-16 FREE

Students 70 NOK

 

Take a mini-cruise to the Norwegian Fisheries Museum!

Hop onboard the historic ferries Beffen and MS Vågen with stops at the The Norwegian Fisheries Museum, Bergen Aquarium and the Old Bergen Museum. 

On the way you will have a perfect view of some of Bergen´s most important seaside attractions: the UNESCO World Heritage Site Bryggen, the Håkon´s Hall, the Nordnes peninsula, and the historic wharfside warehouses in Sandviken and Skuteviken. A comfortable and fun way to discover Bergen, with lots of great photo opportunities. 

From 18 May - 15 September, the historic ferries Beffen and MS Vågen runs daily. 

Stops:  

Vågen (by the Fish Market) - Bergen Aquarium - the Norwegian Fisheries Museum - Old Bergen Museum  

Departure:

Daily from Vågen – every hour 10:00-16:00 (20 min. to the Norwegian Fisheries Museum)

First departure from Vågen: 10:00

Last departure from Old Bergen Museum: 16:30

The full roundtrip takes one hour

 

From the Norwegian Fisheries Museum: 

First departure: 10:20

 

Prices:

Day pass adults/children: NOK 100/50 (unlimited between 10:00-16:30) 

Season pass: NOK 700 (unlimited 18 May -15 September).

Children tickets apply from the age of 3 and up to the age of 15. The ticket is free for Children from the age of 0-2. 

 

The ferry ticket gives 20% discount on the entrance ticket to Norwegian Fisheries Museum, Bergen Aquarium and Old Bergen Museum. 

 

Tickets can be bought at the museum, on board the ferries and at the other stops.

 

Museum Shuttle bus

Our free Museum shuttle bus departs evey half hour, and will take you between the Tourist information, the Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene and the Norwegian Fisheries Museum

Our FREE Museum shuttle bus departs evey half hour, and will take you between the Tourist information, the Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene and the Norwegian Fisheries Museum. The bus runs every day between 8th of May and the 30th of September (no departures on the 17th of may).

May and September: First departure at 10.15 from the Tourist informastion, and the last departure at 17.00 from the Norwegian Fisheries Museum

June, July and August: First departure at 10.15 from the Tourist informastion, and the last departure at 18.00 from the Norwegian Fisheries Museum

 

 

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