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Vitlycke museum

Live the Bronze Age world

Vitlycke museum gives you a real insight into the Bronze Age world and is a great experience for the whole family. You’ll be fascinated by the landscape and the well-preserved rock carvings, which are on the Unesco World Heritage List.

Fantastic rock carvings

Definitely one of the highlights at Vitlycke museum - the famous rock carvings. Enjoy them at your own pace or go with one of the guides, who can fill you in on all the details. A really cool idea is to join a guided tour at night and see the rock carvings with a torch, or even moonlight if you’re lucky!

People from the past

Jump on a voyage back to the Bronze Age. You’ll meet Akaz, Nenna, Alawin, Glicc and Gläär - people that the museum has re-created from archaeological findings in tombs and settlements. You get a real insight into what life was like in Tanum 3,000 years ago when you hear and see the story of their lives and adventures.

Life in the Bronze Age

Visit the Bronze Age farm and get really close to living in the Bronze Age. Among other things it has two reconstructed longhouses and workshops. During the summer season the museum exhibits crafts, such as plant dyeing and bronze casting. Try out shooting with a bow and arrows, carding wool and a lot of other things.

Shop and restaurant

If you fancy a coffee drop in at Café Bronze, where you can sit in a beautiful, relaxing location and look out over the World Heritage Site. Don’t miss the exciting, well-stocked Rock Art Shop at the museum - great for gifts!


Would you like more ideas about what you can find nearby? Vitlycke museum is a certified InfoPoint where you can pick up brochures and maps and knowledgeable staff can help with your questions about the area.

Contact information

Vitlycke museum

Vitlycke 2

45793 Tanumshede

Phone: +46 010 441 43 10

E-mail: vitlyckemuseum@vgregion.se

Website: vitlyckemuseum.se/en/

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