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The Art Nouveau Centre

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The Art Nouveau Centre Photo: Jugendstilsenteret
The Art Nouveau Centre Photo: Jugendstilsenteret
The Art Nouveau Centre Photo: Jugendstilsenteret
The Art Nouveau Centre Photo: Jugendstilsenteret
The Art Nouveau Centre Photo: Jugendstilsenteret
The Art Nouveau Centre Photo: Jugendstilsenteret
The Art Nouveau Centre Photo: Jugendstilsenteret
The Art Nouveau Centre Photo: Jugendstilsenteret

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The Art Nouveau Centre in Ålesund documents the town's unique architectural history with the establishment of Art Nouveau architecture after the great Town Fire of 1904. Experience the fascinating and exciting history that is presented to you through a time machine and multi media shows that portrays the town before and after the fire. Take a stroll through the many rooms in the listed building known as "The Swan Pharmacy", and be mesmerized by the beautiful and authentic décor.

The permanent exhibitions include themes such as "From ashes to Art Nouveau" and "Craftmanship and Architecture" and "The Beautiful Art Nouveau Style". The Art Nouveau Centre has also got rooms with temporary exhibitions on loan from other museums. The Centre is a member of "Rèseau Art Nouveau Network", a European network of Art Nouveau cities, including among others Brussels, Glasgow, Barcelona, Nancy and Vienna. The Art Nouveau Centre has also got a distinct café where you can sit down and enjoy sandwiches, cakes and coffee, and a museum shop with a lovely selection of memorabilia to bring home.

Let your children re-live and learn about the fire in the time machine at the Art Nouveau Centre. Via a fascinating multimedia presentation, young and old alike are taken back a century in time!

Facilities

  • General facilities

    • food and beverage service
    • Café/Cafeteria
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • exhibition
  • Age limit

    • children

Categories

  • Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
  • Buildings & Monuments Buildings & Monuments
  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries
  • Tourist information Tourist information
  • Family activities Family activities

Hours

9/1/2012 - 5/31/2013
Tue - Sun
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6/1/2013 - 8/31/2013
Mon - Sun
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9/1/2013 - 5/31/2014
Tue - Sun
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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The Art Nouveau Centre

The Art Nouveau Centre in Ålesund documents the town's unique architectural history with the establishment of Art Nouveau architecture after the great...

The Art Nouveau Centre

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