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Jugendstilsenteret and Kunstmuseet Kube

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Great overview of the history of Alesund and lovely art nouveau exhibits

As others have described, you enter the museum through the original pharmacy which is now a cute... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PepperRoss
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Burlingame, California
An interesting visit

A very nice facade taking you back in time. Inside you can watch a video of the big fire and be... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Anthony J
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Jugendstilsenteret is located in the old Swan Pharmacy from 1907 and is both a museum and a national centre of Art Nouveau. The catastrophic fire of 1904 left the town of Ålesund in ashes. The rebuilding created one of Europe’s most characteristic...more
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Apotekergata 16, Alesund 6004, Norway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As others have described, you enter the museum through the original pharmacy which is now a cute gift shop. You can then either go through The Time Machine which is a clever presentation about the history of Alesund and the reconstruction after the devastating fire,...More

Thank PepperRoss
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Art Deco was, really charming. The pharmacy, the Swan, was the oldest pharmacy in Norway, closed. Now it is a museum and stationary store. Kind of disappointing.

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This Art Nouveau town was interesting to walk around. The Art Nouveau Centre, which was entered via a period reconstruction pharmacy, showed an interesting film from the period about the spread of Art Nouveau across Europe. However, we came away feeling underwhelmed and that there...More

Thank s3aview
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This museum, which is housed in an old pharmacy, does not have a lot to offer the English speaking tourist. Admission to the exhibit is 8.50 NOK. Anyone carrying even a small purse must check it in a downstairs combination locked. The day we were...More

Thank leloir
Reviewed 22 July 2018

A very nice facade taking you back in time. Inside you can watch a video of the big fire and be amazed at the restoration.

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 7 July 2018

My wife and I visited here on our second port stop in Alesund. We had read about it and decided to stop in and see it. The old pharmacy building is beautiful Art Deco building that was built after the 1904 fire that destroyed most...More

Thank flwildman
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Starting in the old pharmacy, which is itself a fascinating Art Deco installation, you experience an extremely well done “time machine” that takes you back to 1904 and the fire that devastated the city. Lots of Art Deco exhibits than to the Kube Art galley.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

The museum is relatively small, entered through a recreation of an early 1900 pharmacy. Having paid our entrance fee of £8.50 and lodged our back packs in the downstairs lockers we proceeded to explore. The museum is linked via an underground tunnel to something called...More

Thank FADEC
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Best preserved art nouveau interior- sinuous staircase, dining room, displays of textiles, ceramics, furniture, posters. We watched the 14 minute multimedia story of the rebuilding of Alesund after the great fire. Must visit the museum shop and see the interior setting. The entrance ticketalso includes...More

1  Thank GAN L
Reviewed 15 June 2018

The house and furniture are well preserved and showcased. The movie on the Art Nouveau movement across Europe is very good in offering an historical and international representation of the movement. The movie is made of footage from the early 20th century which has great...More

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