KODE is the new name of former Art Museums of Bergen / Bergen Art Museum. KODE is one of the largest art museums in the Nordic countries. Our visitors can appreciate art from the Renaissance to the contemporary era in four characteristic buildings along the idyllic Lille Lungegård lake, in the very centre of the city of Bergen.
In KODE 4 you can take a walk through art history in an extensive permanent collection with works ranging from Klee and Picasso to Miro and I. C. Dahl, visit KunstLab - the art museum for children and young people or explore KODEs large collection of works by norwegian artist Nikolai Astrup. KODE 3 houses the Rasmus Meyer Collection with one of the world's best collection of Edvard Munch’s masterpieces, as well as works by the leading representatives for Norwegian art in the 18th and 19th centuries. KODE 2 is the venue for several temporary exhibitions every year, as well as KODE Contemporary - which displays the museums collection of Contemporary Art. In KODE 1 you'll find the large China Collection (temporarily closed), the Silver Treasure exhibition, a venue for temporary exhibitions, and the museums large collection of design and Arts & Crafts from the last 500 years.
Please note! KODE 1 is closed, the museum will open May 23. 2017.
The exhibitions in KODE 2 will remain closed from March through November 2017 due to maintenance work. The building’s shop and café are open throughout the entire period.
Address (Click on links):
KODE 1: Nordahl Bruns gate 9
KODE 2: Rasmus Meyers allé 3
KODE 3: Rasmus Meyers allé 7
KODE 4: Rasmus Meyers allé 9
Lysøen: 5215 Lysekloster
Siljustøl: Siljustølveien 50 (only in Norwegian for now)