University Museum of Bergen

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The University Museum is open on Maundy Thursday 28 March from 11.00 to 16.00. On the remaining Easter holidays, Good Friday, Easter Eve, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, the Museum will be closed.
Did you know that the University Museum now boils carcasses of animals collected from all over Norway in a new state-of-the-art boiler room? The skeletal material is then incorporated into the Museum’s unique osteological collections, which is a part of the new zoological storage facilities in the Natural Science Building.
What was life like in the Stone Age, what did people eat, and what tools did they use? What did the ancient Egyptians think about life after death?
Every winter some of the trees are cut down to make room for new plantings both in the Arboretum and in the Botanical Garden. This wood is for sale and can be collected at the Arboretum.