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Urnes stave church. Photo: Håkon Christie / Directorate for Cultural Heritage

The Directorate for Cultural Heritage is responsible for the management of all archaeological and architectural monuments and sites and cultural environments in accordance with relevant legislation. Read more about our main topics:

Processes of social and environmental change are taking place in Norway and are also affecting the cultural heritage. Challenges are arising linked to climate change, demographic trends, changes in settlement patterns and industrial structure, a tighter economy and the rapid pace of technological change.

  • Contact information

    Directorate for Cultural Heritage

    Dronningensgate 13

    Postboks 1483 Vika, 0116 Oslo
    Phone: + 00 47 22940400
    Fax: 22940404

    E-mail: postmottak@ra.no