Practical information

Opening hours 

University Museum of Bergen: Natural history and Cultural history

Tuesday–Saturday: 10.00–16.00
Sunday: 11.00–17.00

The University Museum of Bergen Cultural hstory is closed from May  14-24.

Buy your ticket in advance here.




Mondays, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter Eve, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. 1 May, 17 May, Whit Sunday and Whit Monday, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.



Maundy Thursday, Ascension Day, Boxing Day (as long as Boxing Day does not fall on a Monday) 11.00–17.00. 


Adult: NOK 150,-
Reduced rate ticket NOK 110,-
Children (0–18 years): Free.

Students – upon presentation of a valid student ID: NOK 110,-

UiB students – Free of charge upon presentation of a valid student ID.

UiB employees NOK 110,-
– upon presentation of an employee card

Employees of the University Museum – upon presentation of an employee card: Free.

Group discount – granted to groups of more than 15 persons with ordinary adult tickets: NOK 110 per person.

Companion with companion certificate: Free

ICOM, Museum Association card: Free

Bergen Card: Free

Guides from tourist information/guide service: Free 

School system: Free (kindergartens, school classes, adult education)

Separate tickets will be made available for events and special exhibitions

Museum garden: Free admission



Open practical information configuration options

Help us take care of the buildings, the artefacts and each other by following some simple but important rules.

  • Follow the advice and directions of our staff.
  • Pushchairs must be parked outside the building. Padlocks can be borrowed in the shop. We have a few pushchairs available but recommend the use of baby carriers for babies who cannot sit.
  • It is not permitted to take food and drink into the museum.
  • Bags are to be stored in the museum’s cloakroom. 
  • Buy your ticket online. It is cheaper and provides faster access to the exhibitions.






Here’s how to buy a ticket

  1. Click on the "Buy ticket" button in the green frame, choose between Natural History and Cultural History
  2. Now you're on our ticket page.
  3. First, select the date of your visit by clicking on the date in the calendar that appears.
  4. Now click on "Search" to see if there are any tickets available.
  5. Now choose the type of tickets and number you want – child, adult or student.
  6. An “Add” button will now appear at the bottom of the page –this will put the tickets in your shopping cart.
  7. Open your "shopping cart" and check that you have the tickets you want.
  8. Click on "Checkout" and follow the payment instructions.
The audience entering the museum door
Adnan Icagic