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A cosy little place with a great story

It's an old little wooden house that was the only one in that whole area that survived a... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Alesund, Norway
via mobile
Great story!

A little old house - and I have to think more about its history. Is God really working today ad... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Lars L
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1 Jul 2018
“A cosy little place with a great story”
18 Aug 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Thankfully, Ålesund isn’t a large city so our trip here didn’t mess up our plans for the day BUT it is only open on Sundays in August. We stopped by on a Friday afternoon and were disappointed that both the hours of operation posted on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

It's an old little wooden house that was the only one in that whole area that survived a devastating fire of Ålesund in 1904. There's a nice little museum inside where you can learn it's miraculous story, and a cosy cafe with local waffles and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

A little old house - and I have to think more about its history. Is God really working today ad well?

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Lars L
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

An amazing story about the house that in a miracolous way survived the great fire in 1904 and av man's faith. You shouldn't miss this one.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

We were visiting Alesund on a cruise, and came across this house by chance. It survived the great fire of 1904 that destroyed most of the town. The story is that the day before the fire, the owner had a visit from an angel, who...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank David L
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

It was a touching story and a beautiful place. The homemade cakes were extra delicious. The souvenirs were reasonably priced.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank well e
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Very interesting story and incredible renovation of the old house from before the great fire in Ålesund. Fascinating to see the room where Anders Nord sat surrounded by the flames that did not destroy the house because of his promise to an angel who visited...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank bpm486
Reviewed 3 March 2016

It was very interesting to hear the story about the fire that destroyed the town of Aalesund, all except for this house that remained.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank sandrasY7610VN
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This house survived the big fire of Aalesund in 1904. All other houses surrounding Waldehuset burned, but the man ho lived there trusted the angel that he would be spared.. The woman that runs the museum is a good storyteller, and it is cosy and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank mabrun
Reviewed 2 September 2015

While spending the day in Alesund we stumbled across this little Museum, which has free entry. The main history to this house was the great fire in Alesund and how only one house survived. The house has been left exactly the same and no refurbishment...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank easilypleasedNorfolk
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