The Håkon´s Hall is 750 years old and was built by King Håkon Håkonsson as a royal residence and banqueting hall. When his son Magnus Håkonsson Lagabøte married the Danish princess Ingeborg in 1261, 2000 guests were invited. At that time Bergen was Norway's largest and most important town, and Håkon's Hall was the site of major national events, such as the drawing up of Norway's first complete set of laws. As a national cultural monument, Håkon's Hall is still used both for royal dinners and other official occasions. The history of Bergenhus Fortress is long and eventful.  In late summer we invite you to Festningsdagene, where you can play and learn much about Bergenhus Fortress since medieval times.

Advance bookings for groups only outside ordinary opening hours: E-mail: booking@bymuseet.no Emails are only answered during office hours Monday – Friday. 25% group discount for 10 people or more. Additional costs for guide.

It is free to enter the Bergenhus Festning historic area. Recommended for walking and recreation.

Source: Visit Bergen
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Schedule

From June 18 to August 21

Weekdays:
10:00–16:00
Saturday:
10:00–16:00
Sunday:
10:00–16:00

From August 22 to September 11

Weekdays:
10:00–15:00
Saturday:
10:00–15:00
Sunday:
10:00–15:00

From September 12 to October 9

Weekdays:
11:00–14:00
Saturday:
11:00–14:00
Sunday:
11:00–14:00

From October 10 to October 14

Weekdays:
11:00–15:00
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed

From October 15 to December 18

Weekdays:
11:00–14:00
Saturday:
11:00–14:00
Sunday:
11:00–14:00

Prices

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Contact

Address:
  • Bergenhus Festning
  • 5003 Bergen
Phone:
55 30 80 36
Email:
booking@bymuseet.no
Website:

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