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Aalesunds Museum

Open Now: 09:00 - 16:00
Open today: 09:00 - 16:00
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Really interesting

We visited the museum on a rainy afternoon. It was quite hard to find, being between two streets... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Jean R
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Kendal, England, United Kingdom
Very interesting

We visited on a rainy day and it was a fascinating diversion. The young man at the front desk went... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
painthorsegirl
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Rancho Santa Fe, CA
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Aalesunds museum displays permanent and temporary exhibitions with an emphasis on the city history from the late 1800 and onwards. The exhibition are spread over four floors and presents historical events that occured in Ålesund. Become more...more
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Rasmus Roennebergs gate 16 | 6002 Aalesund, Alesund 6002, Norway
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We went here as it had started raining heavily and we planned to do some museums. The person on reception was very friendly and helpful. The exhibits are good and there is a good bit upstairs on the Art Deco of Alesud

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tuechtar
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This is a charming and well-curated museum. The building it is housed in is beautiful. The history and culture of Alesund was clearly explained in signs and displayed items. I particularly liked the rooms upstairs which showed a photography studio, a hairdressers and a dentist's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

We visited the museum on a rainy afternoon. It was quite hard to find, being between two streets and at an upper floor level, being on a hill (more signs, please!). We spent an interesting hour here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jean R
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We visited on a rainy day and it was a fascinating diversion. The young man at the front desk went upstairs with us to give us an overview of the of the big fire that destroyed the city over 100 years ago....there is a large...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank painthorsegirl
Reviewed 31 July 2018

So up a flight of stairs there is like a little farmstead saved and changed into a museum of Alesund culture and history. Nice bathrooms. Another chance for an interesting view of the harbor only closer to the harbor.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent exhibition of the way of life in Norway, fishing and during the war with many exhibits, artefacts and written descriptions by local inhabitants.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank TableCrow
Reviewed 22 May 2018

My husband and I stumbled upon this museum while we were exploring the town. We had quite a bit of time so we decided to see what the museum had to offer and it did not disappoint. We both appreciate history and like learning about...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank TrixieP62
Reviewed 17 May 2018

I would make the trip just for the awesome tiny boat exhibit that you can go inside! Very cool to get inside the boat and see how small the inclosure was and to hear the sound of the roaring sea. The nice (and super cute)...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank shaaannnon
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The museum is accessible to all language speakers and very nice. As others have mentioned the life boat exhibit was our favorite. We also enjoyed speaking with the staff. Definitely an opportunity to learn about the town!

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank jmk_girl
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Interesting museum, it has various rooms that exhibit the history of the place, on various aspects, from the war to old times, navigation...

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Wallyontravel
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Aussietraveller53
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Response from RichardL5896 | Property representative |
Hi, The city museum is located in an old neo-baroque building and consist of four floors. Aalesunds Museum does not have a lift. I am sorry for the inconvenience. Kind regards, Aalesunds Museum
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