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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.

Bryggens Museum 2013Erik den yngre / CC BY-SA 3.0

Bryggens Museum

Bryggens Museum

Famous Experience the medieval roots of Bergen

Experience the medieval roots of Bergen

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Bergen has been a busy city since the Middle Ages, and now sits among the UNESCO list of world heritage monuments proudly. Artifacts continue to be discovered every year, painting a picture of Bergen’s past with ever more clarity. Bryggen Museum offers visitors a look into the city’s glprikous and interesting past.

The museum is built atop the ashes of the first buildings at Bryggen, the oldest of these dating from the mid-1100s. From artifacts of these bygone times to displays of art, thematic exhibitions, and on to guided tours of Bryggen, Bryggens Museum has something for every interest level. A truly inspiring way to experience the soul of this great city.

Bryggens Museum
Dreggsallmenningen 3, 5003 Bergen
Phone
+47 55 58 80 10
Email
bryggens.museum@bymuseet.no
Website
www.bymuseet.no/?vis=77
Hours
Mon - Fri: 11:00 - 15:00; Sat: 12:00 - 15:00; Sun: 12:00 - 16:00