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The city of the Seven Mountains

De syv fjell (The Seven Mountains) surround the center of the misty harbor town of Bergen. Nestled on the country’s rocky west coast, Bergen is exciting and charming, an ideal starting point for fjord tours and cruises. Bryggen – the medieval fish market street - also known as Tyskebryggen (the German Wharf), is one of the city’s most picturesque sights. Bryggen has been a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site since 1979 – a well deserved accolade, for its unique architecture.

Museums in Bergen

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    North Sea Trafficking Museum - War museum
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    Universitetsmuseet i Bergen

    The Natural History Collections
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    Life in rural Hordaland
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    Bergen Skolemuseum

    Bergen School Museum
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    VilVite - The New Science Centre

    Learning centre of technology, natural sciences and mathematics
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    Norwegian Knitting Industry Museum

    Norwegian knitwear history
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    Buekorps Museum

    The history of Bergen's archers
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    Theta Museum on Bryggen

    Key hiding place for the Norwegian resistence in WW 2
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    Bergen Maritime Museum (Sjofartsmuseum)

    Bergen's place in seafaring history revealed
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    Norwegian Fisheries Museum (Norgen Fiskerimuseum)

    A look at one of Noway's traditional industries
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    Gamle Bergen Museum

    The wooden town of Bergen circa 1800
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    Bergen Museum

    Norwegian art history exhibitions brought to light
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    Bryggens Museum

    Experience the medieval roots of Bergen
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    Damsgaard Manor

    18th Century opulence near downtown Bergen
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    West Norway Museum of Decorative Art

    Home of ornate and beautiful examples of the decorative art
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    Leprosy Museum

    One of Norway's contributions to medicine
    Locals' Pick
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    Troldhaugen - Edvard Grieg Museum

    Home of Norway's greatest composer
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    Hanseatic Museum (Hanseatisk)

    A journey through untouched time