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Bergen Aquarium

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"WHO WE ARE AND WHAT YOU CAN EXPERIENCE..." AN EXPERIENCE THAT GUARANTEES A DESIRE TO LEARN! Male penguins sometimes adopt eggs and become the world's best "mothers", some turtles can breathe through their backsides, the plastic we throw away every...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Nordnesbakken 4, Bergen 5005, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a family of four; two adults and two teenage boys.We went to Bergen aquarium today and the staff told us that they hid five eggs in the aquarium.Anyone who finds the egg will get a prize.The kids were so excited and we found...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Somjai K
AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. How great to hear that you participated in our egg-hunt. Sounds like you had a nice time visiting us. Wish...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited other aquariums, like Lisbon or Osaka, I was expecting something. Unfortunately these expectations weren’t met. The aquarium is quite small and definitely build to appeal to the younger public, which you can easily recognize by the low windows and easy to understand infos....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, and your visit. The building is over 60 years old and there is not much we can do about that, but we try to renew ourselves always and think we do the best with the space...More

Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

This may be a small aquarium but it is marvellous, you can see all the animals are well cared for. The glass for viewing animals was really clear so you could see them clearly. The information was easy to read and very informative. We loved...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. Wish you a great day! Bergen Aquarium.

Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

The Aquarium is quite small. We did see some very sweet penguins being fed. If you have young children probably a good place to go if you are just adults may not be so interesting. Good work being down on the impacts of plastic which...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, and your visit. The building is over 60 years old and there is not much we can do about that, but we try to renew ourselves always and think we do the best with the space...More

Reviewed March 12, 2019

Pleasant aquarium and great if you have kids. Not big but gives you enough time to see the feeding of different animals at different times. Cafe was reasonably priced.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lee I
AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. Wish you a great day! Bergen Aquarium.

Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

This is the best aquarium I have ever visited in my life. U just get to say wow when u visit it. Well maintained and so well managed. Different types n variety of fishes here that u will go mad. U will definitely love it....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. Wish you a great day! Bergen Aquarium.

Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

The aquarium is the largest in Bergen but it is still relatively small compared to many I visited. Penguins would greet you once you stepped into the aquarium and the feeding time is 11 am. There is seal performance for about 10 mins at 12...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. We would like to be bigger and newer but think we do the best we can with the space we...More

Reviewed March 1, 2019

The day I visited the Aquarium was perfect, as the weatehr outdoors was cold with light snow. There was an sea lion show that was starting as I entered. The Penguins are fun too. The in the interior, there are several exhibits. Each was ell...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, the great feedback and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. Wish you a great day! Bergen Aquarium.

Reviewed February 28, 2019

We hadn't planned to visit this, but having bought a Bergen Card and then discovered that many of the museums we wanted to see were shut, we decided we might as well take a look as the card gets you in for free. There's an...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. Wish you a great day! Bergen Aquarium.

Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

Expensive, but worth a visit. The sea lion show was captivating, and we really liked seeing all of the fish up close. Daddy liked the snakes, too. Otherwise, some of the tanks and exhibits were a bit run-down...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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AkvarietBergen, Kundeansvarlig at Bergen Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

Hello! Thank you so much for the nice stars, and your visit. We appreciate that you took the time, and for each of the stars. Bergen Aquarium is a foundation, so we "live" by our ticket income. It is pricey to run the the Aquarium...More

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June S
April 2, 2018|
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Hi, The price of taxi from the port to the aquarium can vary depending on which side of the city you arrive from and time of day and day. But between NOK 150-200 we will estimate. The best thing is to ask the taxi driver... More
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Patrick V
December 3, 2016|
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Hello, yes we have maps of the aquarium. Send us an email and we'll send the map to you by email. Have a nice day! Best regards Bergen Aquarium
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Hello! Opening hours in September 2016- April 2017 Mon-Wed 10.00-16.00 Friday 10.00-16.00 Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 10.00-18.00 From the cruise port to the aquarium it proximately 20 min walking. You can also take... More
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