Opening hours


May-September: Everyday at 10am-5pm
October-April: Tuesday-Sunday 11am-4pm, Monday closed
All year: Every thursday until 8pm


May-September: Everyday at 12pm-4pm
October-April: Closed

N.B. Due to an event Thursday the 17th of October, KUBE will close at 6.00 PM.

"FRAMTIDERNE" - Overlyssalen - Exhibition deferred until further notice


Framtiderne is our youth project, a collaboration between the museum and the Municipality of Ålesund. Framtiderne offers all young adults between the age of 16 and 26 access to unique art workshops with professional artists.
Now we will make an exhibition!

Am I Human to You? - KUBE - Stipulated opening date September 2020

Amy Karle, Regenerative Reliquary, 2016.
Amy Karle, Regenerative Reliquary, 2016.

Our main exhibition at KUBE in 2020 titled “Am I Human to You?” is the latest in the museum's trilogy focusing on the key challenges of our time.


The beauty of art nouveau


Jugendstilsenteret permanent exhibition

On the first floor you will find a cross- section of Norwegian art nouveau, from advertisements to furniture, glassware and textiles.

The dining room  - Jugendstilsenteret and KUBE closed Until further notice due to Covid 19


Jugendstilsenteret permanent exhibition

On the first floor you find the beatiful dining room of pharmacist J.A. Øwre, which is carefully restored and set for a dinner party. The room is designed as a total work of art. 

The time machine


Jugendstilsenteret permanent exhibition

Our time machine takes visitors back to the town fire of 1904. Over twenty screens showing videos, photos and animations combine with audio and visual effects and exhibits to give visitors a powerful experience of the town fire and reconstruction of Ålesund.

Craftmanship and architecture


Jugendstilsenteret permanent exhibition

Good and varied craftsmanship played a particularly important role in art nouveau architecture. In the basement of The Art Nouveau Centre you will find the stonemason, smith, tinsmith, painter, plaster sculptor, carpenter, glassmaker and mason.