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Bergenhus Festningsmuesum

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This museum to the WWII resistance movement is outstanding. It is focused on the underground units... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Richard W
Penn Valley, California
Excellent Museum if you are interested WWII

We missed the Resistance Museum in Oslo. This museum is self guided with excellent timeline of the... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

This museum to the WWII resistance movement is outstanding. It is focused on the underground units in the Bergen area...the Oslo Resistance Museum has a different focus and is also very good. This display provides numerous examples of the dedication, ingenuity and risk taken by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

We missed the Resistance Museum in Oslo. This museum is self guided with excellent timeline of the invasion to liberation during WWII. Excellent displays and it is all free! You can spend 20 minutes or 2+ hours like we did.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited the museum and were surprised how long we stayed. While there are a number of exhibits for different historical topics I really enjoyed the Norwegian resistance museum on the 1st floor. There are booklets available for each exhibit in various...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

This museum you can visit for free and once you are at the castle consider visiting it too. It is run by the Norwegian military, their officer will wait at the entrance (speaks excellent English and also engaged in conversation in French) and shows military...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Came here because we had a few hours to kill, it was raining pretty hard outside, and the reviews said it was nice enough. Plus, it's free. We were greeted warmly and supplied with booklets containing extensive translations which covered pretty much all of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Really good exhibit over 3 floors. Friendly and helpful staff and free of charge. Parking outside. Check for opening times before going if you’re off season. Has the history of the fortress, Bergen during WW2 and then the more recent activity of the Norwegian Armed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

There is a lot of Norwegian military history packed into this little museum with the most fascinating being a detailed, chronological history of the Nazi occupation of Norway in WWII. It is told with story-boards, photos, first-hand written accounts and military artifacts, including some weapons....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Location in the center of Bergen - easy access. The museum shows well life in Bergen during the second world war. Interesting topic was the part which shows the resistance forces during the war. More info in English will be great.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 1VeePee
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Shared the history over the last 300 years, especially resistance during the war and involvement since. Even offered free coffee after

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

After visiting Haakon's Hall, we decided to enter this museum nearby as rainy day. Start with very good top exhibit on Norwegian wars and military attire including info on the various fortresses built. The middle floor though took up most of our time as shows...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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