Bergen University Museum wins “Portimão Museum Award”

Scientific director of the Portimão Museum presented the award in Estonia

The Museum of the University of Bergen, in Norway, dedicated mainly to natural history, was the winner of the “Prémio Museu Portimão”, which distinguishes the most welcoming and inclusive museum in Europe.

The award was presented this Sunday, at the EMYA2022 Awards ceremony, promoted by the European Museum Forum, which took place at the Estonian National Museum, in the city of Tartu.

The award was presented by José Gameiro, scientific director of the Portimão Museum.



The winner of the “European Museum of the Year” award was the Museum of the Mind – Museum of the Mind, in Haarlem, the Netherlands.

The awards ceremony culminated the annual conference on the theme “Museums that address local and global issues in and with their communities”, which took place from 4 to 7 May at the National Museum of Estonia. José Gameiro was one of the guest speakers.


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Video about the Museum of the Mind, The European Museum of the Year 2022:


Find out all the information about the awards and meet all the winners, by clicking here.