Sunnmøre open air Museum
Photo: Sunnmøre Museum Photo

Sunnmøre Open Air Museum

Experience the Art Nouveau town Ålesund and enjoy the view from Aksla viewpoint.

  • See traditional Norwegian farmhouses and boathouses
  • Visit the amazing boat collection at the museum
  • See the Art Nouveau Architecture of Ålesund
  • Enjoy the view from Aksla viewpoint
  • Direction

    Northbound direction

  • Season

    Winter, Spring

  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Easy

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Min. passengers


  • Max. passengers


  • Booking code


  • From

    149 €

  • Notices

    Clothes/Footwear: Hiking shoes, warm and windproof clothing.

Experience the Art Nouveau town and the best views of this spectacular scenery, including a breathtaking panoramic view from Mount Aksla. Enjoy a drive along the Borgundfjord, through the modern suburbs to the bustling old trading centre of Borgund, site of Sunnmøre Museum. Here you can enjoy old farmhouses in a beautiful natural setting, and various exhibitions give you a taste of the Norwegian life centuries ago. The open air museum features various types of farmhouses and boathouses, reassembled from the region and displayed in attractive surroundings. The museum also houses a variety of boats reflecting the importance of the region as a shipbuilding centre.

Practical Information

  • Disembarking Port: Ålesund
  • Embarking port: Ålesund
  • Available From: 2 November – 1 June
  • Clothes/Footwear: Hiking shoes, warm and windproof clothing.
  • Notes: Guests must be able to walk a fair distance between the exhibits at the open-air museum.
    The museum is closed on: 
    • 2022: 14.-18.04, 01.05, 17.05, 05.-06.06 and 24.-26.12
    • 2023: 01.01, 06.-10.04, 01.05, 17.05 and 28.-29.05

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