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Bergen Aquarium


GPS coordinates
Latitude: 60.39969729
Longitude: 5.303246095
Transport

By foot: 15-20 minutes walk from Bergen city center.

By buss: During the summer, take the "City Sightseeing Bergen" from the Tourist Information or buss number 11 from the city center.

By boat/ferry: M/F Beffen goes from Bryggen to Nykirken weekdays between 7:30am-4.10pm. M/F Vågen goes from the Fish Market to Tollbodkaien near the Bergen Aquarium during the summer from 10am-6pm.

By car: Small parking garage near the Aquarium.

Facilities

Classification

Eco-Lighthouse


Credit cards

American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, Visa


Disabled persons

Adapted for disabled, Toilet for disabled persons


Discounts

Bergen Card-English (1/3-31/10: 25% discount. 1/11-28/2: Free admission.), Bergen Card-German (1/3-31/10: 25% Ermäβigung. 1/11-28/2: Kostenloser Eintritt.), Bergen Card-Norwegian (1/3-31/10: 25% rabatt. 1/11-28/2: Gratis inngang.)


Film genre

Norwegian


General facilities

Baby-changing room, Café, Café/Cafeteria, Elevator, Parking, Playground


Language

English


Museums, Galleries and crafts

Exhibition programme, Guided tour by appointment, Museum shop, Permanent exhibitions


TripAdvisor
Contact
Address:
Nordnesbakken 4
5005 Bergen

Phone55 55 71 71
E-mailpost@akvariet.no
Websitewww.akvariet.no
Click to learn more about the Bergen Card Bergen Card benefits:
1/3-31/10: 25% discount. 1/11-28/2: Free admission.


Description

At the Bergen Aquarium you will meet famous local personalities like Pingrid Alexandra, Vitus and Zelters. You can also experience the great atmosphere created by the young and old citizens of Bergen who keep coming back to say hello to the animals - and to meet each other. Since 1960, the aquarium has formed a vibrant part of our local identity.

In more than 50 large and small aquariums you can watch in fascination all the weird and wonderful things that go on beneath the surface at close quarters. In addition to getting to know the cod, and all the other creatures that live along the Norwegian coast, you can meet animals like crocodiles, snakes, lizards and common marmosets in our tropical section.

Feeding hours and show schedule: (May 1 - August 31)
10.30 am – Feeding of the Touch aquarium
11.00 am – Penguin feeding
12.00 pm – Sea lion show (weekends)
1.00 pm – Seal feeding
2.00 pm – Penguin feeding 
2.00 pm - Crocodile feeding (Thursdays)
3.00 pm – Sea lion show
4.00 pm - Fishguide Rotunden
5.00 pm - Penguin feeding

Cinema shows:
11.30 TURTLE VISION 2 3D
12.30 The kingdom of the killer whales
1.30 pm TURTLE VISION 2 3D
2.30 pm TURTLE VISION 2 3D
3.30 pm The kingdom of the killer whales

The films lasts 14-20 minutes. 3D glasses for sale in the souvenir shop.

Bergen Card benefits: 1/3-31/10: 25% discount. 1/11-28/2: Free admission.

Prices

Period

Type

Price from

Price to

01/02/2015 - 31/12/2015AdmissionAdults150.00250.00
01/02/2015 - 31/12/2015AdmissionChildren100.00175.00
01/02/2015 - 31/12/2015Free entranceChildren under 3 years 
Hours
01/05/2015 - 31/08/2015Monday - Sunday10:00-18:00
01/09/2015 - 12/10/2015Monday - Sunday10:00-16:00
13/10/2015 - 30/04/2016Tuesday - Sunday10:00-16:00

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Bergen Tourist Board • Slottsgaten 3 • P.O. Box 4055 Sandviken • 5835 Bergen, Norway