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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
Price includes both parts of exhibitions but would have preferred a price option for each part . Not sure what time machine had to do with Art Nouveau but was interesting to see how the town had to be rebuilt
I agree the place not...More