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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
Phone Number: +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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What no Scream !

Came here to kill some time whilst visiting Bergen. They had the Edvard Munch collection here at the time. Free to enter with some great examples of his work.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Penzance, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here to kill some time whilst visiting Bergen. They had the Edvard Munch collection here at the time. Free to enter with some great examples of his work.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entire museum was wonderful, but the Edvard Munch collection was illuminating. It is the 2nd largest collection of his works, from early in his career to late in life.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

some nice collections of norwegian painters, and quite centrally located too, however, if you want to see the best Norwegian art, you really have to travel to Oslo where most of it is housed, as you would expect. Some respite from the rain, however.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

There are four buildings in total, included in the one ticket. You could spend a whole day going through these exhibitions. LOTS of art. A long slog if you're not really into art, but otehrwise really great.

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Sherfield On Loddon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My expectations were not the highest, as this was a small museum in the second city in a small country. Shame on me! All museums are a mixed bag, but this one has one world class gems in its collection. The three highlights were, 1. Munch - there were a good number of these and they were arranged in a... More 

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Ruda Bugaj, Polska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I went there to see Edvard Munch, an author of the famous "The Scream" painting. Surprisingly there was a few more very intersting paintings of him, and a lot more totally new to me. The biggest surprise was to discover some other Norwegian painters with the most impressive Nikolai Astrup. The big advantage is that all the expositions can be... More 

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Broomfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We just happened to drop by and loved the emphasis on Norwegian painting in Building 3. We really wanted to see some Munch on our visit to Norway and Kode has a beautiful selection of his works.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We went to museum 3 which has Munch and other Norwegian artists incl J.C. Dahl, Hans Gude, Christian Krohg, Harriet Backer. Loved the cloud pictures.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We waited until later in the day to go to the art museums. There were three out of four buildings open. We did not give ourselves enough time to go through them all. My husband's backpack did not fit in the available lockers in the first museum so we decided we would hit that one last but ran out of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Had the opportunity to spend Sunday afternoon visiting the three buildings KODE museums. Is full of beautiful Norwegian art! From Munch to Astrup as well as Picasso, among others. Also, has a children area to play and also create their own art. If you are short in time I would recommend building 3 that is dedicated exclusively to Norwegian art!!... More 

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