|Season (16 June 2020 - 16 Aug 2020)|
|Tuesday - Thursday||12:00||- 16:00|
|Friday - Sunday||Closed|
Bergen was a large, busy and rich town at the end of the 18th century. Amongst the aristocracy it was popular to build luxurious countryside retreats for entertaining, recreation and perhaps a bit of farming. Around 1800 there were as many as 70 of these retreats in the surroundings of Bergen, and the finest of them all was Damsgaard.
Damsgård Country Mansion was built in the 1770s for Minister of War Gyldenkrantz. It is the most important example of Rococo architecture in Norway, and is perhaps the best preserved wooden building in Europe from this period.
The garden at Damsgård is today recreated as form and content may have been in the 1780s. Ibis film AS made in 2014 the short film «The little castle» about Damsgård Country Mansion. The garden is open to the public during the museum's opening hours.
Tuesday - Thursday 12.00 - 16.00: Visitors can visit only the garden.
Adults NOK 50
Due to Covid-19 we take precautions and measurements according to the laws and regulations applying. We are up-to-date on current infection control measures.
To give the audience a safe and good experience, we have limited the number of visitors in the museum, a minimum of 1 meter distance.
Disinfectant is offered. You will find more information on arrival at the museum.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Children under 16 years||Free|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
Few minutes from the center of Bergen - bus No. 16 and 17 from Olav Kyrresgate, direction west.
By car: Take road 555 direction Sotra over the Puddefjorden bridge, turn right on road 582 just after the bridge.
No. 16 and 17.
Take road 555 direction Sotra over the Puddefjorden bridge turn right on road 582 just after the bridge.
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