Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, Bergen

(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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  • A well laid out museum with plenty of history. Small and reasonably priced. Good for a morning or afternoon visit. 
  • Cold, dark and fishy! The museum is set up as a trading house, so that we got a good sense of the life of the people who worked and lived there. Very atmospheric. The lady at the counter was very info...  more »
  • morning visit in this crop but very interesting Museum, as well as well-preserved. Is a unique opportunity to visit the Bergen houses overlooking the sea. Well-organized location and enriched by multilingual explanations that make your visit easy to understand. We liked it so much that at the end we would have liked to continue! average time for a thorough examination: 1 hour
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