At historic Alstahaug, the Petter Dass museum comprises a number of 18th and 19th century buildings. Fascinating architecture and a rewarding cultural experience in scenic surroundings. Petter Dass Museum celebrates the renowned 17th-century poet 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.