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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
All reviews art nouveau next door dining room museum shop worth a visit across europe interesting history jugend style great museum very helpful staff nice cafe couple of hours pharmacy furniture basement exhibition rebuilding
I loved this beautiful museum in every way: the exhibition space, the explanatory films, the building, the cafe. Everywhere I looked there was something spiritually uplifting.
And so interesting historically
Given that Alesund isn't a big place I hadn't had high expectations of this museum. However, the presentation was excellent, and they have some really beautiful pieces exhibited, both of furniture and decorative pieces. In addition they have a good explanation of how the town...More
Tourist guide told the the story how Alesund was built in Jugend style. At the start of previous century dangerous fire destroyed the whole city. Wilhelm II have sent German architects to help Norwegians to rebuild the city. Popular in Germany style in architecture and...More
The staff is very friendly and the center itself offers both historical exhibition about architecture and so on, pluss more modern installation art in Kuben. I think it was time well spent. There is also a gift shop and a cafe.
The pharmacy buidling, which charges a small amount to see a few archtectural and historic items, as well as a video desribing the rebuilding of the town from fire, was interseting. Across the street the KUBE is a real-deal art-nouveau museum that is intersting, but...More
This museum was very near our hotel, and we thought we would give it a try. Entry was reasonably priced and the lady who greeted us was extremely warm and friendly. We were here for a couple of hours and really enjoyed learning a little...More
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
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