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Det Hanseatiske Museum og Schoetstuene

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Address: Finnegaarden 1a | Bryggen, Bergen 5003, Norway (Formerly Hanseatic Museum (Hanseatisk))
Phone Number: 47 53 00 61 10
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This wooden building is furnished in 16th-century style and gives visitors...

This wooden building is furnished in 16th-century style and gives visitors a feel of what Bergen was like in its medieval trading days.

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An excellent small museum

It is a small museum and you have to spend maybe less than an hour, but do not miss it if you have even a modest interest to history. You will refresh your memory about the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a small museum and you have to spend maybe less than an hour, but do not miss it if you have even a modest interest to history. You will refresh your memory about the Hanseatic League organisation and power. You will imagine the curious bits of manners and specific way of life some centuries ago (e.g. by seeing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth visiting. Take the time to read all the multilingual story boards when you first enter. They tell the amazing story of the Hanseatic town, how it operated and traded. You then tour the house and see how they lived and then go over to the Hanseatic Rooms where they met, cooked etc as no fires were allowed in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Some old rooms with some old stuff in and that is all great until you look at the price. Not so great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Too bad it's not included in the Bergen pass. It's small but full of history about the Hanseatic trade. Definitely a must see.

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Seeing this on the tail of the walking tour from the Bryggens museum brings it all together. Plenty of stairs (3 floors) though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I never realized that dried fish could be so lucrative and so interesting! Excellent presentation on the life of Hanseatic merchants in Bergen. Very authentic atmosphere with a fascinating narrative.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting museum which explains the history of the German merchants in Bergen, but the house itself is fantastic.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't waste your time to visit since there's nothing worth to see or buy !very touristic and crowded with no reason at all !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The main site is well laid out and one should take time to read the boards in Norwegian and English. They explain the history of the commercial activities well. The ticket price includes transfer by boat or bus to the fisheries museum. It also includes the assembly house of the merchants which is a short walk away. Overall if you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I though the museum was priced a bit high and with the crowds, it made the experience not too good. There are many museums in town, catch this one if there's an ebb in traffic.

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