The Messner Mountain Museum, located on the top of Monte Rite (2181 m), in a panoramic place and for this reason, during the Great War strategic, is exposed on the Dolomites of Ampezzo, of Cadore and Val di Zoldo.
The principal theme of the museum built in an old fort of the First World War, is “rock”. The museum explains the process of the conquest of the Dolomites, the last discoveries and the testimony of the mountaineers who wrote the history of the Alps and the Dolomites. A big gallery houses a collection of unique paintings of the Dolomites, from the Romantic period up to today, alternate to the real presence of the Dolomites, visible from the windows of the museum.
The panorama from the top includes the followinf mountains and chains: Monte Schiara, Monte Agnèr, Monte Civetta, Marmolata, Monte Pelmo, Tofana di Rozes, Sorapis, Antelao, Marmarole.
Open from 1st June to 30th September
10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. in June and from the middle of September
10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. from July to the middle of September
Tel. +39 0435 890996
Shuttle bus Monte Rite:
Opening time of tickets office from 9.00 a.m.
up/down 12.00 €
one way up 8.00 €
one way down 7.00 €
Children from 6 to 12 years old
up/down 10.00 €
one way up 7.00 €
one way down 6.00 €
Contact: +39 3485658675 - firstname.lastname@example.org