Millstone Park
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Plan your visit

Millstone Park (Kvernsteinsparken) consists of a quarry where you can see traces of the extensive masonry industry.

The park is staffed throughout the summer, and offers tours and a café, as well as a number of enjoyable events and experiences for the whole family.

We are here

Millstone Park (Kvernsteinsparken) is beautifully situated within a short walking distance from the municipality centre of Hyllestad. Explore the unique cultural heritage site, and learn more about a large production of hand querns, millstones and stone crosses dating back to the Viking age. Millstone Park offers picturesque paths and wooden buildings, including a smithy, kiln, assembly house, reception, a small shop and a café. Guided tours are offered daily during the summer season (medio June - medio August).

Lifjordvegen 9
6957 Hyllestad

Opening hours

22. June — 18. August
11am–5pm every day in the summer of 2024
The park and the quarry are available year-round.

Ticket prices

  • Adult: 120 NOK
  • Children aged 0-17: Free
  • Students/seniors: 90 NOK
  • Museum pass: 220 NOK
  • Groups (min 15 pax) *: Min 1500 NOK (100 NOK pr pers)
* All group tours must be arranged in advance. Tours outside opening hours have separate pricing.

Contact information

Millstone Park
Lifjordvegen 7
6957 Hyllestad


We offer a basic café with coffee and svele (pancakes) during the summer season.

Gift shop

During summer season, we have a small gift shop which offers a selection of local artefacts. You will find knitting work, ceramics, soapstone, and of course the material used in the millstones; a type of garnet glimmer-slate.


The Millstone Park offers free parking.


The area around the parking lot and main buildings are flat terrain, connected by gravel roads. Parts of the Stone Mason Path and all buildings are also accessible for visitors with mobility issues. The quarry has trails which are not suitable for strollers or wheelchair users. The park does not have accessibility restrooms.