Bergen Maritime Museum

The aim of Bergen Maritime Museum is to provide a survey of the development of Norwegian shipping from ancient times and until the present day. The exhibitions are mainly based on sources from Bergen, which always been one of the largest seafaring ports in Norway. Therefore, they also provide a representative picture of the history of shipping, its development and importance to Bergen and Norway in the past and today. The exhibitions offer a vast collection of ship models – including Viking ships – paintings, marine archaeological findings and various items related to seamanship and life on board. 

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