Practical information

Practical information for visiting the museum.

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:

27 Febr - 30 April 2023 - Tuesday - Sunday 11-15

1 May - 30 May 2023 - Daily 11-16

1 June - 31 August 2023 - Daily 10-18

1 Sept - 30 Sept 2023 - Daily 11-16

1 Oct- 3 Dec 2023Tuesday - Sunday 11-15

How to get to the museum? 

The museum ferry

Hop onboard the historic ferries Beffen with stops at the Bergen Aquarium, Storeblå Aquaculture visitor centreThe Norwegian Fisheries Museum and the Old Bergen Museum/Bergen City Museum. Read more here for more information on departures and stops. The ferry goes from 1 June until 31 August.

Public transportation

Take bus nr. 3, 4, 39, 12, 16E or 19  from the city centre to the bus stop named "Sandvikstorget"

By car

We have free parking for our guests 

(ticket valid for the museum and for Storeblå aquaculture visitor centre)

Adult 150 NOK

Children 0-18 FREE

Students 75NOK