The Petter Dass museum comprises a number of 18th and 19th century buildings. At historic Alstahaug, Petter Dass Museum celebrates renowned 17th century poet-priest and vicar, Petter Dass (1647-1707).
The museum houses exhibitions revolves around the poet-priest. The strikingly modern museum building was designed by renowned Snøhetta architects and is situated around scenic surroundings and beautiful hikingtrails. They are open year round with extended hours during the summer. You can also visit Margrethe's café at the museum which offers a menu based on locally produced ingredients. The museum is situated about 20 km south of Sandnessjøen.