Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, Bergen

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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4.2/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Discover what life was like for the Hanseatic merchants of Bergen at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene. Housed in a waterfront wooden warehouse from 1702, the museum covers the period when the Hanseatic League ruled the city. Take a step back in time and walk through the three-story museum's replicated authentic trading room, offices, sleeping quarters, and kitchen. Notice the small beds, low ceilings, and the smell of salted cod to get a taste of what a merchant's everyday life was like, and view relevant art work from the period. Using our custom trip planner, Bergen attractions like Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It is useful to know about the history of Bergen in the epoch of the cod trade, and the way of life of the German merchants that settled there.
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  • The visitor is guided. Very well maintained Museum where you have opportunity to come and meet one of the old houses of the port. Price of admission: 100 kronor.
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  • Great way to discover the background of the area and the people who settled and lived in Bergen. Make sure to wander about the adjacent row of old buildings to get a sense of what things used to be li...  read more »
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