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The Norwegian Fisheries Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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The Norwegian Fisheries Museum is about the fishing history and coastal culture of Norway. The old wharf side warehouses and the harbour with traditional boats makes a great setting for our stories about fishing traditions in Norway. Explore the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Sandviksbodene 23, Bergen 5035, Norway
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Reviewed January 17, 2019

Very knowledgeable and friendly staff greeted us. This museum informs really well about the full ecosystem of the oceans, marine life with a focus on fish, fishing and traditional Norwegian fishing lives, with integrated displays and good children’s sections. The video of the three generations...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank purddian
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Very well done insights into the Norwegian fishing industry, the fish, and great exhibits on the flord aquatic life. A little bit out of town,but a van runs back and forth to the Hanseatic League Museum. We spent about 2 hours there and coul d...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JRM10009
Reviewed October 17, 2018

The price of this can be included in that for the Hanseatic museum. The exhibits and displays are over four floors and include history of fishing, details of what is being done to protect fish/marine life and interactive displays which will keep children, teenagers and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank The_Magpie_on_Tour
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Somewhat outside the city center, you can come here by free shutlle bus (it is free if you have a combo ticked from another museum, predominantly from hanseatic museu which is now closed for 6 years) or by busses 3, 4, 5 or 6. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Filotije
Reviewed October 14, 2018

You can see this museum in 45 minutes but if you start wandering about, you may get entranced and spend two hours, as we did. This museum is outside the downtown and there is a shuttle from in front of the Hansweatic Museum right on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JudyG1227
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a really fun museum that ranks up there with the best museums we've visited. The use of technology to educate, entertain, and interact with children and adults is superior. The scavenger hunt is super fun for little ones as well. Seems odd to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kevinmagna
Reviewed October 8, 2018

A very well presented and informative museum that exceeded expectations by making a fish and fishing very interesting. Well done.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jagsjg
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Surprisingly interesting museum located on multiple floors, very interactive, covering lots of topics connected to fishing and the industry behind.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maro310
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Fun place with lots of interactive features. Fun for all ages, but particularly children will lovee this place. The buildings themselves are also interesting and the restaurant sits nicely on the back by the water. Well worth a visit! Free entry and shuttle bus when...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ewakajsa
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is a good museum for adults and children. Historic and contemporary issues are dealt with in an interesting and balanced way .Visually good and lots of gadgets for the young..Nice staff .

Date of experience: September 2018
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