Visit the Kode Art Museum
The Kode Art Museums of Bergen are located by Lille Lungegårdsvann, a picturesque lake in the center of the city. It is one of the largest museums complexes in Scandinavia dedicated to the arts and is housed across three large buildings. If you are interested in history or art, then a trip to this museum complex will make the perfect outing.
A touch of historyThe art collection dates from the 1400s to the present day and has almost 50,000 pieces. The many rare and unique pieces are sure to get you interested, for example, paintings by Rembrandt, Goya, Dürer and Cezanne. Follow the historic art walk that will guide you from the Renaissance age, through to the present day of modern art. The exhibited works range from Russian and Greek masterpieces to the Nordic golden age of art and modernism.
Bergen’s silver and goldThe museum’s Silver Treasure Gallery displays a large selection of gleaming gold and silver. These pieces have been manufactured in Bergen for over 500 years. This spectacular collection is made up of artifacts that have played an important role in private as well as public rituals. Included in the collection are silver tankards, cups, spoons and stunning jewelry.
A trip through Bergen’s vibrant artistic world provides both inspiration and spiritual replenishment from otherwise hectic everyday life. A journey through European design and crafts, arts, graphic works and paintings from the Astrup Collection, is the perfect escape.
The Kode Museums are just some of Bergen’s art history offerings. The city has many galleries and museums that are worth checking out. After a cultural day out, the central accommodation at Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Bergen makes for the perfect base for exploring the city.