The Petter Dass-museum at Alstahaug is The County of Nordland´s millennium site. The museum is dedicated to the heritage of the priest and poet Petter Dass. The highlight of 2020 will be the Petter Dass Event which is held between 11-14 June.
At Alstahaug are the old vicarage, the medieval church Alstahaug kirke, and a modern museum building. As a symbol of the millennium site and its special connection to the clergyman and poet Petter Dass, the main buildings monumetale architecture itself expresses an understanding of the past, a belief in the future and an inspiration for the present.
You may visit the exhibitions, enjoy a taste of traditional food in Margrethes café or shop in the museum shop. The museum at Alstahaug consists of several buildings. The oldest building in the yard is the old vicarage from the mid-1700´s. There are changing exhibitions and the interiors are from the 16 and 1700´s. There are regular guided tours during the summer season. The old buildings are only open during the summer season from June to August, or by appointment.
Petter Dass-museum is located between Tjøtta and Sandnessjøen along Kystriksveien (road 17).