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KODE Art Museums of Bergen

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Address: Rasmus Meyers alle 9 | Rasmus Meyers allé 3, Bergen 5015, Norway
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+47 53 00 97 04
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue 11:00 - 17:00
Wed - Mon 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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KODE is one of Scandinavia's largest museums for art and music. It has a...

KODE is one of Scandinavia's largest museums for art and music. It has a unique combination of art museums and composers' homes, of visual art, historical objects, concerts and parklands. KODE stewards almost 50,000 objects that can be experienced in four museum buildings in Bergen city centre, KODE 1-4, and in the homes of the composers Ole Bull, Harald Saeverud and Edvard Grieg. Welcome to KODE!

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KODE 1 & 2 are closed but 3 & 4 is enough to make the entrance fees worth it! Checked out Picasso and Munch's works. Of cos there are many other artists paintings as well. Expect... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

KODE 1 & 2 are closed but 3 & 4 is enough to make the entrance fees worth it! Checked out Picasso and Munch's works. Of cos there are many other artists paintings as well. Expect to spend at least 3-4 hrs to really enjoy the intriguing works.

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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a number of Kode buildings, each with different art inside. We found some things of interest in each building that interested us, spent the whole morning in them.

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Thank Lipadad
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great collection of Art Galleries and Museums (9 in total). A good opportunity to explore Norwegian and Bergen local art and culture - good coffee shop (disappointed in the range on offer in the shop in Kode 2?)

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited here in February when only KODE 3 and 4 alleries were dsiplaying art. the galleries have obviously been puut lovingly put together with pride and have a great collection of important Norwegian artists in particular JC Dahl and Edvard Munch. The galleries have a good range of art showing how both artists progressed their stylle... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether or not you like art, it's quite interesting to pay the KODE museums a visit if you're in Bergen. With a range of different styles, you can visit 4 museums for 100 NOK for 2 days, which is very good value. Be aware that you'll be asked to leave your bags (unless very small) and umbrellas in the locker... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This series of museums is quite impressive, the exhibitions are lovingly put together and very well presented. Most of the staff are lovely but we did encounter a horrible woman (the receptionist/shop attendant) when we initially came to purchase our tickets at Kode 2 today. But aside from that it is worth going to and strolling around the nearby park.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a wet afternoon in Bergen we had an enjoyable few hours at the KODE. A large varied collection spread over three separate buildings (think the forth was closed on our visit) that should have something for everyones taste. The Munch and Norwegian landscape artists were particularly impressive, but amongst all the works you can also see Klee, Miro, Braque... More 

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Thank KristianHus
Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Nice atmosphere, nice coffee, they could though expand their meny with more vegan/and vegetarian choices.. tasty food otherwise.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

KODE 3 has nice intimate galleries over two floors and a really impressive collection of Edvard Munch paintings. The for rooms dedicated to this artist take you through the stylistic stages of is life in a wide array of canvases.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The themes vary from period to period, so it makes sense to check their websites to see whether there are any specail exhibitions if you plan to visit. I would recommend the Norwegian historical paintings, but there are many worthwhile items to look at. Recommended!

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