Messner Mountain Museum

Musei e Offerta Culturale

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. 

Museum open from 1st June to 30th September 2018.

Opening hours:  10.00 - 17.00 in June and from mid-September
10.00 - 18.00 from July to mid-September


Tel. +39 0435 890996