akranes folk museum
History Museums West of Iceland

Akranes Folk Museum

An interesting museum where you can travel back in time and enjoy the history of Akranes and its surroundings with special emphasis on the fishing industry. The museum’s exhibition is in several old homesteads, as well as featuring boats in an outside area. The permanent exhibition reflects living conditions and life at sea, in rural areas, both at work and play. There’s also a micro-cinema and a space for temporary exhibitions. A visit to Akranes Folk Museum offers something for all senses. Ideal for children and grownups alike.

We also offer:
A Forge
Iceland’s Sports Museum
Various other exhibitions. Inquire further online
Café as well as a museum shop
A collection of old houses and boats are exhibited in the museum area.

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