The Franciscan Monastery Museum

Go three meters below ground of one of the busiest shopping streets in Aalborg, and find the Franciscan Monastery Museum. By using the elevator next to the entrance of the department store Salling, you can experience the well-preserved medieval ruins of the Franciscan monastery and see the walled cellar and foundations of the old monastery chapel.

The Franciscan Monastery was established in Aalborg around year 1250. In the Monastery, displays tell the visitors about the excavation of the monastery and about the life at the monastery in medieval Aalborg. 

You can order a guided tour at Nordjyllands Historical Museum, at +45 99 31 74 00. Special events can also be arranged in the Franciscan Monastery.

The Franciscan Monastery has varying opening hours during the summer - see more on their website

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Algade 19
9000 Aalborg


+45 99 31 74 00


+45 98 16 11 31


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