Museums

The Atlantic Sea Park (Atlanterhavsparken), the largest salt water aquarium in Northern Europe, located in Ålesund, Norway. The picture shows the diver feeding the fish in the aquarium's largest tank. Photo: Roger Engvik/Atlanterhavsparken
 Sunnmøre Museum, Borgundgavlen, Ålesund, Norway. Photo: Alfred Lüpke / Destinasjon Ålesund og Sunnmøre Aalesunds Museum, Ålesund, Norway. Photo: Alfred Lüpke / Destinasjon Ålesund og Sunnmøre The Fishery Museum in Moloveien, Ålesund, Norway. Photo: Alfred Lüpke/Ålesund Reiselivslag The art museum KUBE and the Centre of Art Nouveau, Ålesund, Norway. Photo: Tony Hall/Jugendstilsenteret 
F.v. The Atlantic Sea Park, Aalesund's Museum, Sunnmøre Museum, the Fishery Museum, and the art museum KUBE/Centre of Art Nouveau

ATLANTIC SEA PARK
The Atlantic Sea Park is one of the largset salt water aquariums in Northern Europe. Here you can learn more about the known and unknown life in the deep seas of the Atlantic Ocean. Don't miss the feedings where you will meet cute penguins, seals and fish. A visit to the activity room is also strongly reccommended, where you can reach out and touch urchins, sea cucumbers, starfish, etc..  For more information, opening hours and prices, visit: 
www.atlanterhavsparken.no
 
SUNNMØRE MUSEUM AND THE MIDDLE AGE MUSEUM
Sunnmøre Museum is a folk museum of coastal culture. Experience how the our ancestors in this region lived and worked, from the stone age and up to recent times. You can also join different acitvities for both children and adults. 
Visit their home page for opening hours and prices:
http://borgundgavlen.no 
 

AALESUNDS MUSEUM
Aalesunds Museum is the town museum located in the heart of Ålesund. It will tell you the adventurous story of how Ålesund developed from a small fishing village to the modern seaside city it is today. For more information, visit: www.aalesunds.museum.no
 
THE FISHERY MUSEUM
The Fishery Museum tells the history of the local fisheries and the fish processing industry on land. It also shows the journey from the early fishing methods to today's modern high tech fishing vessels. For more information, see: www.aalesunds.museum.no/om-oss-2/fiskerimuseet
 
THE CENTRE OF ART NOUVEAU
A catastrophic town fire in 1904 left the entire town of Ålesund in ashes. The reconstruction of the town created on of Europes most characteristic and distinctive architectual environments of Art nouveau. Learn more about this architectual style through authentic interior, multi media show and different exhibitions. Visit the centre located in the heart of Ålesund. For more information, visit www.jugendstilsenteret.no/?c=9863
 
THE ART MUSEUM "KUBE"
The Art Museum KUBE is the county's official art museum, and is located in the centre of Ålesund, in the old Bank of Norway building from 1907. The museum is displaying art exhibitions of all forms and styles, of known and unknown artists. See their home page for more information, opening hours and ticket prices: www.jugendstilsenteret.no/?c=9891
 
AALESUND'S ART ASSOCIATION
Aalesund's Art Association is located on the top floor of Parken Culture House with separate entrance from the town park. With a continously changing exhibition, they focus on contemporary art. The Association also have a vast selection of graphic art prints for sale, made by different profiled Norwegian artists. For more information on exhibitions and opening hours, visit  www.alesundkunstforening.no.