Theta Museum, Bergen

4.7
#15 of 38 in Museums in Bergen
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Learn about a World War II Norwegian resistance force at Theta Museum. Based in a building from which the Theta Group operated, the museum features exhibits about the organization that established radio connections with England during the war. You'll see the rooms and equipment the young students of Theta used. An engaging English-speaking guide is on hand to explain the information as a story. Be prepared to climb very thin and steep staircases. Arrange to visit Theta Museum and other attractions in Bergen using our Bergen tour planner.
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  • Theta Room was so-named by British intelligence during WWII. It is a fascinating and appropriately well-hidden location, where for a few months, Norwegian Nazi Resistors ran a radio operation. A...  more »
  • Very limited days and hours, but well worth the visit if you can make it fit in your visit. Tiny, tiny, room in Old Bryggen which housed a resistance unit in WWII. The gentleman giving the talk was...  more »
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  • A small room upstairs that used to function as the headquarters theta-group resistance cell during the second World War. They have tried to recreate the room as much as possible. Many of the decorations and props are donated. Only one item is original. Some of the items were too new and were therefore out of place. The guide telling the story shared a lot of details on how the group started, what they did, what their influence was on events in history, and how they disbanded and ended. I learned a lot today!
  • Admission in a group of 10-12 people. Motivated person telling you about the historic background of the theta group. Bonus: you can be in a typical building in Bryggen. Little drawback: not open too often, though that is compensated by the authentic presentation of the history.

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