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.

The Edge of the Sea


KUBE 3.5.-29.12.2019

«The Edge of the Sea» brings together artists who depict and rework themes related to the sea, such as world trade and transport, marine pollution, the migration crisis, resource extraction, and co existence between humans and other life forms.

Gustav Vigeland. A scream from the sofa.



2019 is the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland (1869–1943). To celebrate this event, we present the travelling exhibition “Gustav Vigeland: A Scream from the Sofa”. The exhibition shows his most important works from the 1890s, in addition to a small selection of later sculptures.

Gustav Gaudernack. The Magic of Enamel.


Jugendstilsenteret 6.9.19-12.1.20

Unique objects from one of Norway's first designers.

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 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.