SUNNMØRE MUSEUM, AALESUND

Open-air Museum

Small houses that provided shelter to the family in feasts and everyday life, cow sheds, houses for food storage, old schools and others can be seen. They are visible reminders of the daily work on farms and at sea – everything from mountain huts and barns to boathouses and fishermen’s shacks.

THE DYB HOUSE

The house was built on Buholmen in Ålesund in 1879. It was put up by two families from Godøya. Arnt ... read more

THE FOLLESTAD HOUSE

The house represents a typical West-Norwegian farm-house of the 14th. and 15th. centuries. The house ... read more

THE CHURCH BOOTHS

These five “church booths” (“kyrkjebuder”) are all that remain of the 60 such buildings that once st ... read more

THE LIABYGD HOUSE

The house was built in 1856, and contains a main room with a fireplace, a kitchen and a bedroom. Ori ... read more

THE SKODJE HOUSE

This dwelling-house was built as a three-room house in 1753. Later on a wood-shed was added to the h ... read more

THE BAKKE HOUSE

Long and low houses wi th added rooms were typical for the farms in the inner fjord-districts of Sun ... read more