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Gamlehaugen

Gamlehaugen, Bergen, Norway

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About Gamlehaugen

Gamlehaugen is a mansion in Bergen, Norway, and the residence of the Norwegian Royal Family in the city. Gamlehaugen is framed by a beautiful English-landscaped park, adorned with a lush, varied selection of shrubbery, flowers, and trees. The entire first floor of Gamlehaugen is open to the public as a museum devoted to the memory of Christian Michelsen, the first Prime Minister of Norway.



Attractions near Gamlehaugen

Fantoft Stave Church0.94km from Gamlehaugen

Fantoft Stave Church is a reconstructed stave church in the Fana borough. The church was originally built around the year 1150 at Fortun in Sogn, later the church was bought by consul Fredrik Georg Gade and moved it in pieces to Fana near Bergen in 1883.

Troldhaugen2.57km from Gamlehaugen

Edvard Grieg Museum Troldhaugen was the home of composer Edvard Grieg for 22 years. It is now a living museum comprising an exhibition centre with shop and cafe, concert hall, composers' cabin and Grieg's villa dating from 1885.

Fløen4.39km from Gamlehaugen

Fløyen or Fløyfjellet is one of the "city mountains" in Bergen, Hordaland, Norway. Its highest point is 400 meters above sea level and is the best destination for hiking.

The University Museum has some of the largest collections within cultural and natural history in Norway. The University Museum of Bergen is divided into two departments, the Natural History Collections and the Cultural History Collections and Public Outreach and exhibitions.

Bergen Cathedral5.74km from Gamlehaugen

Bergen Cathedral is a cathedral in the city of Bergen in Vestland county. It started as a church dedicated to Olav the Holy, Norway’s patron saint, around the year 1150.

Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene5.99km from Gamlehaugen

The museum is located in Finnegården, one of the conserved wooden buildings on Bryggen in Bergen, Norway. The museum covers the Hanseatic League period of time in Bergen.

Where is Gamlehaugen

Discover more attractions in Vestland, where Gamlehaugen is located

Vestland63 attractions

Vestland is a western county of Norway and was created in 2020. It features many tourist attractions that include Hardangervidda National Park and waterfalls.