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University Museum of Bergen - The Cultural History Collections

Haakon Sheteligs Plass 10 | Museplass 3, Bergen 5007, Norway
+47 55 58 31 40
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Haakon Sheteligs Plass 10 | Museplass 3, Bergen 5007, Norway
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+47 55 58 31 40
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"viking section"
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"well worth the visit"
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"bergen card"
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"exhibits"
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We spent some time looking around the university and the gardens then took a quick tour of the museum and spent an hour looking around before closing time. It has a number of wooden relics from old churches and a reasonable selection of items covering...More

1  Thank Joseph B
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

An interesting museum, with historic exhibitions from different time periods - from old to recent. A nice visit. However, a whole floor was closed off as well as the Vikings exhibition. The Viking exhibition was due to restoration, which is ok... But the whole floor...More

2  Thank apolarbearsjourney
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

This museum should be on your list of museums to visit in Bergen. While it is under constructions (and the viking exhibit is not on display) there is lots to see on 4 floors. Free with the Bergen card or 60kr for adults this museum...More

3  Thank Gary W
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Loved this extensive museum, also visited the University's Maritime museum 'next door'. Lovely interactive experiences kid friendly environment. Most of the displays are in Norwegian with little bits in English. This however should not be an excuse not to visit. Go there on a Saturday...More

2  Thank conrad p
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Unlike other university museums we've visited before, this 4 storey museum has a lot to offer. From history to ocean garbage, from theatre to mummy, this museum is educational and inspiring. The staff was friendly and helpful, and the kids had fun treasure hunting.

1  Thank DrGruffalo
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Not the easiest to find this museum with a very understated entry, (much like their wine and liquor shops ) they are there but hard to find. The museum, even with the viking section being renovated is really interesting with the displays being done in...More

1  Thank goodidea-oz
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

we wanted to see the Viking exhibit, but it had been taken down for an update. But, we enjoyed the religious icons exhibit that was there as well as the Norwegian cultural section. It gave us a sense of what it was and is like...More

2  Thank Khakijo
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

It is interesting and full of character. We stayed nearby and found it easy to find. Great place to go for museum lovers.

2  Thank Family C
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

The variety of exhibits and topics in this museum means there's something for everyone. If, like me, you aren't interested in all of it you will definitely be interested in some of it. I particularly enjoyed the Viking section. It's right next to the maritime...More

3  Thank Mr Joshua T
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

old area and heart of the old town. located just on the harbour. nice colourful buidling and lots of happening around. a lot of food courts are here with tons of tourists. u can have a stroll here while walking across the city. the sights...More

2  Thank Jalal I
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