Bergen Cable Car Ulriken

Tel. (+47) 55 20 20 20. www.ulriken.no

Bergen Cable Ulriken brings you up to the highest of "the 7 mountains". Mount Ulriken (642 m) offers Bergen's best view of the fjords, islands and coast. "Bergen in a Nutshell" is a unique sightseeing tour, starting with the red Bergen Double-decker bus. Our tour through the city centre presents historical and cultural highlights. Your choice of several languages on the bus, taped guiding. The Ulriken Restaurant & Coffee Bar has indoor and outdoor tables.

Well-marked trails in the unspoiled mountain wilderness. Free telescopes. See also page 22 and 23.

Opening hours: All year round. The Bergen Cable Car Ulriken departs every 7 minutes. June-Aug: 09.00-21.00. May and Sept: 10.00-19.00. Oct-Apr: 10.00-17.00 on days with good weather. May-Sept: The Double-decker departs 30 m from the Tourist Information and the Fish Market ® at least hourly, when the cable car is running first departure 10.00. Return fare: "Bergen in a Nutshell" sightseeing tour (bus and cable car) NOK 150. Children half price. Bergen Cable Car only, NOK 90. Tickets may be purchased at the Tourist Information, on the bus and at Bergen Cable Car Ulriken.

Take a trip to the "heart of town" and let yourself be charmed by the atmosphere.

Bergen Market has been a market place for more than 300 years.

Take a trip to the "heart of town" and let yourself be charmed by the atmosphere.

BERGEN MARITIME MUSEUM & - BERGENS SJ0FARTSMUSEUM jjfc

Haakon Sheteligs plass 15 (E6) © Tel. (+47) 55 54 96 00. Tree

[email protected] - www.bsj.uib.no A modern museum of great interest to those who wish to follow the development of shipping from the Old Norse period up to the present day.

Opening hours: 1 June-31 Aug: daily 11.00-15.00. 1 Sept-31 May: daily exc. Sat 11.00-14.00. Entrance fee: NOK 30. Children and students free.

BERGEN MUSEUM, University of Bergen

Harald Harfagresgate 1, 5020 Bergen. Tel. (+47) 55 58 93 60

[email protected] - www.bergenmuseum.uib.no

CULTURAL HISTORY COLLECTIONS Hakon Sheteligs plass 10 (E5).

Tel. (+47) 55 58 31 40/55 58 29 49. Fax: (+47) 55 58 96 56 ^rEe

Covering cultural history, art history, archaeology, anthropology.

Exhibitions: "Viking Norway". Norwegian church art -largest collection in the Era. Activity exhibition for children.

Russian icons. "The Christie-room". History of rural communities, furniture and textiles. "Roses and Legends in Norwegian Folk Art". "Ibsen in Bergen 1851-57" - "Indians- Inuit- Aleut". "Eternal life" - Egyptian Mummies. NATURAL HISTORY COLLECTIONS Museplass 3 (E5)®& Tel. (+47) 55 58 29 20/55 58 29 49.

Covers Geology, Botany, Palaeozoology. FREE

Exhibitions: The Ice Age. Fossils. Attractive mineral collection. Botanics. "Green Evolution" - plant development. "Hordaland - a virtual journey. "Evolution of Man". "When the Earth quakes". The world's mammals. Norwegian birds. Whale exhibits - Northern Europe's largest collection. Snakes and Crocodiles. "Secrets of the Deep Sea". Botanical garden. Greenhouse.

Opening hours: 1 June-31 Aug: Tue-Fri 10.00-16.00. Sat and Sun 11.00-16.00. Mon closed.

1 Sept-31 May: Tues-Fri: 10.00-15.00. Sat and Sun: 11.00-16.00. Mon closed. Plant house: Mon-Fri: 10.00-12.00 and 13.00-14.30. Entrance fee: NOK 40. Senior citizens NOK 20. Children and students free. The ticket is valid for both museums on the same day.

BERGEN SCHOOL MUSEUM ©

Lille 0vregate 38 (D4). Tel. (+47) 55 96 40 30. TrEe

[email protected] - www.bymuseet.no. See p. 24.

Opening hours: 20 May-2 Sept: Tues-Sun: 12.00-16.00.

The rest of the year: Sun: 12.00-16.00. Groups on request.

Entrance fee: NOK 40. Senior citizens and students NOK 20. Children free.

BERGEN SCIENCE CENTRE VILVITE - Thorm0hlensgt. 51 Tel. (+47) 55 58 77 52 www.bergenvitensenter.no A new visitor centre focusing on natural science. Interactive exhibitions on nature, the environment and technology.

Opening hours: Opening summer 2007. Please contact the Tourist Information for opening hours and prices.

BERGENHUS FORTRESS MUSEUM, Koengen (C4) ®

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