Opening hours and tourist Information St. Mary´s Church 2019


20th of May - 13th of September

Ordinary opening hours:
St. Mary's church is open tuesdays and fridays
12am - 14pm from September - May. Admission: free.

Opening hours St. Mary's church - Summer 2019:
20th May – 13th September
Monday – Friday: 9 am – 4 pm

Adults: NOK 75,-
Senior/student: NOK 60,-
Groups* min. 10 pers.: NOK 60,-
Children under 16 years: free
*Groups (min 10 persons) order time for their visists. Please send an email to with the following information:

  • Date and time for when you wish to visit the church
  • Size of the group visiting
  • If cruise-tourists: Name of the ship
  • Correct billing address

Additional information
Photography is not allowed
Postcards for sale
No use of voice amplifiers
St. Mary's Church has no toilet facilities for visitors
The Church is handicap accessible.

Tour of St. Mary's Church - Bergen in the Middle Ages - on foot.
Trade, church and king.
Monday - friday, 19. juni - 31. august

The walking tour beings at Bryggens Museum. Here you can see the ruins of the oldest building and the archaeological finds made at Bryggen, which bear witness to the international trade that took place in the city's infancy.
From Bryggens Museum, we continue to St. Mary's Church, one of the oldest surviving buildings in the city. The church was buildt in the mid-1100s, and, from the end of the Middle Ages, it was the German's church in Bergen. The church has the most elaborate church art of all the Middle Age churches in Norway. From St. Mary's Church, the tour continues to Bergenhus Fortress, where we will visit the Rosenkrantz Tower. The oldes part of the tower was used as a residence by the kings Magnus Håkonsson and Eirik Magnusson until 1299. Among other things, you can see the old dungeon from the 1500s.

Tickets at Bryggens Museum
Adults NOK 125
Children u/16 free entrance
Advance bookings for groups:
Telephone: (+47) 55 30 80 30

Anglican service (English) - Sunday at 11 am
Evening service (not in july) - Sunday at 18 am
Morning prayer Tuesday at 9 am. No ordinary tourist visits during morning prayer.

Concerts Bergen Organ Festival 2th July - 20st August 2019:
Concert in the St Mary's Church every Tuesday at. 19.30. Ticket NOK 100
Other organ concerts Wednesdays at 19.30 in St. John's Church and Sundays at 19.30 in the Bergen Catherdral (Domkirken).
Tickets NOK 100.
Lunch concerts in St. Paul's Catholic Church on Saturdays at 11.30 (free).
More information at