Kode 1

Address: Nordahl Bruns gate 9, 5014 Bergen.

KODE 1, formerly called Permanenten, is KODE’s building for fine craft and design. In the last two years, this building from 1896 has undergone comprehensive rehabilitation: both the building and the collections are more accessible to the public and the museum had its grand opening on May 23 2017.

Several of KODEs collections are exhibited in KODE 1: Sølvskatten (The Silver Treasure) is the museum’s permanent exhibition of silver and gold objects produced in Bergen, and the Singer Collection, which consists of European and Asiatic antiques, paintings and works by Old Masters.

KODE 1 also presents a new museum shop focusing on design and interior architecture, a new restaurant: Bien Centro, a new education room for children, and a combined conference-and-banquet hall. Later on the Chinese Collection and new exhibitions of fine craft and design will open.

Henry Bucher was the architect of this museum venue and it opened in 1896.