Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre, Alta

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Natural History Museum
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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  • Very good to place to get to know the local area history. They have artefacts from pre-historic era and also showcase many archeological findings.  more »
  • Alta Museum is different from other museum. This is literally walking to history, the most interesting part of the tour is when you go outside the museum and see the rock carving dating from 10,000 ye...  more »
  • If you are in alta you need to visit this Place. Here you can walk along a trail with rock garvings from the stone age in the summertime. You can og inside and look at exibitions from the history of A...  more »