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Bergen Aquarium

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"WHO WE ARE AND WHAT YOU CAN EXPERIENCE..." AN EXPERIENCE THAT GUARANTEES A DESIRE TO LEARN! Male penguins sometimes adopt eggs and become the world's best "mothers", some turtles can breathe through their backsides, the plastic we throw away every...more
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Nordnesbakken 4, Bergen 5005, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mother with 2 kids went half day experience at the aquarium (11:30-15:30). We GOT to see the sealions show, watched a movie about whales and Even had late lunch/early dinner in the restaurant. The food was not to child-friendly, but tasted good for the adult....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HeidiBergen
AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, and your visit. Great to hear that you had a nice day visiting us. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. Wish you a great day! Bergen Aquarium.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place has a good selection of animals and fish and easy to spend a couple of hours wandering around. Staff seem to be trying hard but the building is looking dated and in need to a make over.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MichaelE4069
AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, and your visit. The building is over 60 years old and there is not much we can do about that, but we try to renew ourselves always and think we do the best with the space...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wet day in Bergen so a visit to the Aquarium was an ideal way to spend a few hours. The outdoor exhibits need attention however indoor marine life on display was much more impressive.

Date of experience: January 2019
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AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. Wish you a great day! Bergen Aquarium.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a typical aquarium but it was quite nice to visit. It was a bit of walk from the centre of the town, but very enjoyable. Got lots of fun attractions, otters, seals and penguins. As well as the usual snakes, spiders and fish!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hannah J
AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. Wish you a great day! Bergen Aquarium.

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

This is really a wonderful Aquarium and great fun. You can feel that they care about the animals. There is a lot of information about the animals and the marine life in the sea. There is a cozy cafe on the premises and parking facilities...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sonja T
AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, great feedback and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. Wish you a great day! Bergen Aquarium.

Reviewed 11 December 2018

Smaller than other aquaria around the world, this was well worth the visit. Nice variety. Interesting exhibits.

Date of experience: October 2018
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AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, great feedback and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. Wish you a great day! Bergen Aquarium.

Reviewed 10 December 2018

A must in Bergen . A lot of medium size aquariums with all the different species of fish ,both locals and exotic . A nice place to take the children both to watch the feeding of the Penguins or the Otters. One drawback: the price...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, great feedback and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. Bergen Aquarium is a foundation, so we "live" by our ticket income. It is pricey to run the...More

Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

We went a little late in the evening (5pm) and some exhibits are closed for referbishment, but there's still quite a bit to see, I would recommend going to the penguin feeding show, it was very interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
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AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. Wish you a great day! Bergen Aquarium.

Reviewed 12 November 2018

We visited the Aquarium with our last few hours before catching a flight home from Bergen. I'd agree with other reviews, it is a little expensive given the size of the Aquarium and is starting to look dated. That said, Aquarium's aren't cheap to run...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. Wish you a great day! Bergen Aquarium.

Reviewed 29 October 2018

A great little find and perfect for a cold rainy day. It was about £25 each for the entrance fee, not cheap, but the experience was good. We saw the sealion display (although they kept us entertained for far longer just watching them swimming past...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, great feedback and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. Wish you a great day! Bergen Aquarium.

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June S
2 April 2018|
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Hi, The price of taxi from the port to the aquarium can vary depending on which side of the city you arrive from and time of day and day. But between NOK 150-200 we will estimate. The best thing is to ask the taxi driver... More
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Patrick V
3 December 2016|
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Hello, yes we have maps of the aquarium. Send us an email and we'll send the map to you by email. Have a nice day! Best regards Bergen Aquarium
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Tina P
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Hello! Opening hours in September 2016- April 2017 Mon-Wed 10.00-16.00 Friday 10.00-16.00 Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 10.00-18.00 From the cruise port to the aquarium it proximately 20 min walking. You can also take... More
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