History and museums
The Romsdal Museum (Norwegian: Romsdalsmuseet) is a museum in the Romsdal district of Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The museum is based in Molde Municipality, but it has sites all over the region.
The museum was founded by Peter Tønder Solemdal (1876-1963) in 1912 and is one of the largest and most extensive folk museums in Norway. In addition, the museum has a library and several archives for prints, text, and photographs. In 1928, the museum was opened to the public. In the middle of the field is the old "Isdammen", previously used for ice production. The area contains also of an idyllic lake, which is very popular for the local birds, and a stage space that is used during Moldejazz, the Molde International Jazz Festival. Several houses that are included in a guided tour; Tresfjord Cottage, Holt Cottage, Hammervoll house, and Erik Pålgarden Garden.