Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, Alta

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Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre includes one of the five rock art sites on the World Heritage List. In both indoor and outside exhibits, the museum displays rock art carvings and paintings dated from 4,200 BCE to 200 CE. Learn about Sami culture, their beliefs and rituals, through depictions made by hunters and fishers. A guide booklet is included with admission, and an audio tour is available at additional cost. Groups can book a guided tour in advance. Use our Alta family vacation planner to visit Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre on your trip to Alta, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • August 15, 2017
    The rock carvings that have been sculpted several thousand years ago in the stone, give an interesting insight into the life of that time. There are 2 ways you can go. a short (red-winning drawings) and a something longer (here, the drawings are natural and you have already a good eye to see all) the audio guide in several languages for 25 NOK offered at the checkout is highly recommended and provides many short and understandable information for children of interesting small Tip: don't visit when it rains, the drawings are all in the open air. The drawings are in the evening at an angle standing Sun best. Parking is sufficient.
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  • August 11, 2017
    It is worth if you are Alta. In a very nice environment and provides a pleasant walk. Not expensive €10 is paid enter, and the truth that they are exploited, either by tam curious as to its ideal setting drawings. 100% recommended
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  • August 10, 2017
    We certainly have 3 hours spent inside and outside the museum. Beautiful well maintained route with explanations from the Guide. Audio guide available but not necessary.
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