Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre

Address: Altaveien 19, 9518 Alta Show map

Address: Altaveien 19, 9518 Alta

Experience Northern Europe's largest and richest rock carving site, inscribed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List. 

Here you can walk on pathways arranged around the rock carving area. Fantastic view over the Alta Fjord. The 2000 to 6200 years old rock carvings show the life of hunters and fishermen. Museum with historical exhibitions, café with a panoramic view, souvenir shop. Guided tours for groups with reservation in advance. The museum offers audioguides in english, german and french.

YouTube film: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3wV2vz9Vy8

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About this activity

  • Phone number
    47 41756330
  • Contact person email
  • Opening hours
    Opening hours  1.1.16 – 13.5.16 Monday – Friday 09:00 – 15:00 Saturday/Sunday 11:00 – 16:00 14.5.16 – 9.6.16 Every day (Monday – Sunday) 08:00 – 17:00 10.6.16 – 21.8.16 Every day (Monday – Sunday) 08:00 – 20:00 22.8.16 – 11.9.16 Every day (Monday – Sunday) 08:00 – 17:00 12.9.16 – 31.12.16 Monday – Friday 09:00 – 15:00 Saturday/Sunday 11:00 – 16:00 CLOSED: 1.1, 24. – 26.12, 31.12 REDUCED OPENING HOURS (11:00 – 16:00): 28.3, 1.5, 16.5, 17.5, 27.-30.12

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