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Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre

Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre Photo: Kjersti Bang Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre Photo: Peter B. Strauman Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre Photo: CH Visitnorway.com Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre Photo: CH Visitnorway.com Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre Photo: CH Visitnorway.com
Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre Photo: Kjersti Bang
Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre Photo: Peter B. Strauman
Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre Photo: CH Visitnorway.com
Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre Photo: CH Visitnorway.com
Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre Photo: CH Visitnorway.com

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Description

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

Facilities

  • General facilities

    • Café/Cafeteria
  • Disabled persons

    • access for wheelchairs
    • adapted for disabled
  • Activities

    • guided trips

Categories

  • Nature attractions Nature attractions
  • Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
  • Museums & Galleries Museums & Galleries

Hours

1/1/2014 - 4/30/2014
Mon - Fri
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sat - Sun
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5/1/2014 - 6/12/2014
Mon - Sun
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6/13/2014 - 8/13/2014
Mon - Sun
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9/1/2014 - 12/31/2014
Mon - Fri
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sat - Sun
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Transportation


Bus Lokal bus from the center of Alta. Last stop on city bus westbound.

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Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre - Photo: Kjersti Bang

Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre

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

Alta Museum - World heritage Rock art centre

Source: Visitnorway

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