Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, Bergen

(4.1/5 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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  • I have been fascinated by the Hanseatic League and its influence, longevity and power. This museum was fascinating on many levels addressing the daily life of merchants and workers/clerks, the enormou...  more »
  • The hanseatics have contributed a lot to the history of Norway and to the world markets. This museum is worth a visit just to understand how life was like at Bergen around that time. As you go up nort...  more »
  • Hmm I usually love museums so I hope I'm not being too primitive by giving this place a low rating but I didn't think it was worth it to visit. The place was small and dark, and there wasn't that much...  more »