Attractions at the two Norwegian Wild Reindeer Centres
Hardangervidda National Park Centre
The Hardangervidda national park centre at Skinnarbu is located at the gateway of one of Europe’s
largest national parks. The centre is located by road (Rv 37) between Rjukan and Rauland. Our wild reindeer exhibition opened in 2013 and contains 22 interactive installations as well as a movie theatre and cafe.
Follow the migration of the wild reindeer in prehistoric times and see different tools made by man more than 17 000 years ago in the south of France (Dordogne). See pictures and videos from camera attached to the reindeer Bella for one year (2012) following her on the Hardangervidda plateau. Watch footage from the Norwegian photographer Arne Nævra. We have a digital library containing information on plants, animals and related issues (mainly on species from Hardangervidda). The entire exhibition is in English and Norwegian. Our cafe has the most spectacular view over Hardangervidda. There is many options for hiking, fishing, boat trip into the national park.
Feb 15 - June 9: 10.00 - 16.00 (Mon-Fri)
June 10 - Aug 31: 10.00 - 18.00 (Mon-Sun)
Sep 1 - Oct 15: 10.00 - 16.00 (Tues-Sun)
Oct 16 - Nov 17: 10.00 - 16.00 (Mon-Fri)*
* during Nov 17 - Feb 15: closed for the season (open for groups)
viewpoint SNØHETTA - open from 3. june
Visit the award-winning viewpoint SNØHETTA (The Norwegian wild reindeer pavilion) at the roof of Norway - Dovrefjell, and learn about nature trough experience!
A 1,5km hiking trail from the parking lot leads you to the building with the amazing view. viewpoint SNØHETTA is open all day to the public from June until medio October.
How to get there:
viewpoint SNØHETTA is located at Hjerkinn at Dovrefjell, about 167 km south of Trondheim, and 350 km north of Oslo. You can take the train to “Hjerkinn” or by car.
The building is closed during winter.
We will open again 3. June 2017. Welcome!
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