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Vitlycke museum

30-year anniversary: World Heritage rock carvings in Tanum

Come and celebrate with us at Vitlycke Museum! It's been 30 years since the rock carvings in Tanum became a World Heritage Site in 1994. In 2024, we have special events to mark this occasion. Join our guided tours and explore the sites with our experts. We will guide you through the unique treasures of the World Heritage Site. You can also wander around at your own pace and discover the unique carvings. Don't forget to stop by our café and shop for a much-needed break.

What´s on?

cinnamon buns.

Café Bronze

Welcome to Café Bronze: Experience Swedish fika in a historic setting.

wool blankets and figures.

Rock art shop

Rock Art Shop: Nature-inspired products with a historical touch.

The Bronze Age village in spring.

The bronze age farm

The Bronze Age Farm at the Vitlycke Museum recreates life during the Bronze Age. Visitors can explore how people lived, see their dwellings and crops, and even participate in various craft activities.

visitors walking follows a sign reading rock carvings.
Photographer: Jonas Ingman/

Book a guided tour

Vitlycke Museum offers guided tours for groups of all sizes. From one-hour tours of the Vitlycke Rock Carvings to four-hour excursions exploring places beyond beaten path, there's something for everyone. Tours must be booked in advance and are subject to weather conditions.

rock carvings, warriors and ships.

World heritage rock carvings in Tanum

The World Heritage Site has its own website, providing detailed information about the attractions within the World Heritage site as well as facts about the rock carvings.