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University Museum of Bergen - The Natural History Collections

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“A pleasant garden”
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

university museum is under going a big renovation and is closed till 2018 so was only able to walk around the grounds/gardens which unfortunately was to early to be in bloom, but could see that they would be lovely at the right time

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank dianerainford
Reviewed 13 June 2015

The garden is adjacent to the University Museum. Entry to the garden is free. It is a relatively small garden, but worth a visit by plant plant enthusiasts generally, and is a pleasant and tranquil area in which to sit. In late May, the azaleas...More

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank UKTerry
Reviewed 7 May 2015

we got to this museum to find out that it was closed for the whole of 2015. A shame as I really wanted to visit this museum and it was quite a walk away from the centre

Date of experience: May 2015
5  Thank Caroline K
Reviewed 10 May 2014

What beautiful flowers! My husband and I truly enjoyed strolling through the gardens outside this museum. There are ponds as well, and lots to photograph if you like that.

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 23 April 2014

The building is absolutely stunning and the museum is over all very interesting in my opinion. They have a huge collection of animals and a lot of informative stuff to read. I believe the whale section of the museum will be closed for some time,...More

Date of experience: May 2013
4  Thank Kvalborg .
Reviewed 22 November 2013

Ther museum was closed for renovation. However, there was no indicastion of this i nthe guide book or at the Tourist Infromation office - so, we wasted out time climbing the hill to it.

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank GOM99
Reviewed 19 October 2013

The Natural History Collections have a huge and exciting collection of animals, both from the Norwegian fauna and from exotic corners of the world. The Museum has maintained its original 1800s’ exhibition style, which creates a special atmosphere and bears witness to a time when...More

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank AGV-Bergen
Reviewed 5 October 2013

An excellent experience, the place is a museum within a museum. The layout is really old style, just as you would expect a century ago. This is not true for the entire museum, but from the attendants I understood some of the collections are preserved...More

Date of experience: September 2013
3  Thank 85stiga
Reviewed 27 September 2013

As another reviewer mentioned, the Natural History Collections are great for a rainy day. And it rains a lot in Bergen. I stopped in here on my last (rainy) day in Bergen. This is an excellent collection of natural artifacts. A real mish-mash which I...More

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank DRBinToronto
Reviewed 14 June 2013 via mobile

I stopped in because I love museums. And as a further incentive, any students get in free, but the 50nok entrance fee was very reasonable anyway. I was surprised by how great this museum was, an amazing range of diversity in the zoological collection, and...More

Date of experience: June 2013
4  Thank runawayanthmajor
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