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Theta Museum

Closed Now: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Complements Oslo’s Resistance Museum

Theta Room was so-named by British intelligence during WWII. It is a fascinating and appropriately... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Summerfog
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Richmond, Virginia
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The most interesting museum we visited in Bergen, and we saw them ALL

Very limited days and hours, but well worth the visit if you can make it fit in your visit. Tiny... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2019
Hersheytravelers
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Palmyra, Pennsylvania
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Hours Today: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Enhjorningsgaarden, Bryggen, Bergen, Norway
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Theta Room was so-named by British intelligence during WWII. It is a fascinating and appropriately well-hidden location, where for a few months, Norwegian Nazi Resistors ran a radio operation. A visit here complemented our earlier tour of the Resistance Museum in Oslo. Much effort has...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 8, 2019

Very limited days and hours, but well worth the visit if you can make it fit in your visit. Tiny, tiny, room in Old Bryggen which housed a resistance unit in WWII. The gentleman giving the talk was extremely interesting.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019 via mobile

We visited this museum this week. It’s small, 1 room, but such an amazing story. A wonderful woman told us the history of the young men & a woman who worked for the Resistance from this location. Very inspiring.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

We're a family of adults and we got there just before it was closing and it was a fascinating little room, however we weren't given any time to look around in it before we were sat down to listen to the story about it. While...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Learned a lot about the resistance in Bergen. Had read a book on the Shetland bus before we came and knew about the coordination with the UK but it was interesting to see how covert things were to have such an impact in the war.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

We got lucky in that our spare day in Bergen happened to be a Tuesday which is one of the three days of the week this tiny place is open. The limited opening hours and discreet location are very apt and coming in to sit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

A bit difficult to find the location, as it is meant to be. It is a tiny single-room museum displaying the history of the Theta, a self-organized Norwegian intelligence unit during WW2 against Nazi Germany. The curator is wise and enthusiastic. Opening hours is only...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hkshon
Reviewed June 28, 2018

A very meaningful visit taking about half an hour, loaded with stories about resistance heroes in Bergen. Short opening hours and not that easy to find, but definitely worth it.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

This tiny, one room museum on the third floor of the group of Hansiatic League buildings in the center of Bergen is the secret room of the Theta Group of the Resistance Movement during the occupation of Norway from 1940 to 1945. It contains a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Not the most talked about resistance group, but one of the more productive ones. Good story. Nice history m.

Date of experience: September 2017
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I am not sure we visited in the early afternoon so I would think 10-00 to 17-00 and not sure on days open!
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