Plan your visit

 You can find all practical info regarding a trip to Bergen Maritime Museum here!

Where is the museum located?

The Bergen Maritime Museum is has a great location in the center of Bergen, with easy access, whether you are arriving by foot, bicycle or public transport.

The Bergen Maritime Museum is located on Nygårdshøyden in the center of Bergen. The exact address is Haakon Sheteligs Plass 15, next to the University Museum.

How to get there

The Bergen Maritime Museum and its central location makes it easy to get to.


The Bergen Light Rail (Bybanen)

The Bergen Light Rail can take you all the way from Bergen Airport Flesland into the city center. If you are staying on the outskirts of the city center, arriving by the Light Rail is a good alternative. The stop closest to the Museum is Byparken / Kaigaten, with a distance of about 700 meters by foot. A 24 hour ticket for both bus and light rail can be bought through the Skyss-billett app. You can also get the Skyss Reise app for an overview of all departures and trips. 



Taking the bus is also an alternative, and the closest stops is Møhlenpris and Festplassen / Olav Kyrres Gate. A 24 hour ticket for both bus and light rail can be bought through the Skyss-billett app. You can also get the Skyss Reise app for an overview of all departures and trips. .

  • Festplassen / Olav Kyrres Gate: about 600 meters
  • Møhlenpris: about 180 meters



One of the best ways to both expercience Bergen and getting to the Bergen Maritime Museum is by bike. Bergen Bysykkel (Bergen Citybike) lets you ride bikes between multiple parking stations all around the city for a whole day. Mainly there are 3 stations located near the museum. You can get the Bergen Bysykkel app to buy a ticket and get an overview of every parking station. 

  • Parking station HF-bygget: 80 meters
  • Parking station Johanneskirken: 300 meters
  • Parking station H.M. Pinnsvinet: 150 meters




There is very limited parking space at the museum, so we recommend getting there by other means, or by using public parking in the city centre. We offer one HC-parking spot.


Other places 


The museum and its central location makes it easy to get there from most attractions in the city center. Here's a small list of some of the attractions and their respective distance to the museum. If you can't see your location in the list, you can always use Google Maps, either by writing Bergen Maritime Museum or Haakon Sheteligs Plass 15.

  • Bryggen (The Dock): 1400 meters
  • Festplassen: 650 meters
  • The Blue Stone/Torgallmenningen: 850 meters
  • Fløibanen (Funicular): 1300 meters
  • Tourist information: 1000 meters
  • Hotell Norge: 600 meters


The museum is very accessible for wheelchair users, having a spacoius automatic entrance door, as well as open floors, an elevator and an HC-parking spot.

Small café

We serve coffee, mineral water as well as ice cream in the summer season.