Akureyri Museum is an interesting museum for the entire family. Akureyri the Town by the Bay portrays the way of life in a 19th century town with interesting objects and photographs. Are your ready Madam President? sheds a light for the first time on an important factor in the tenure of the first woman president in the world, Vigdís Finnbogadóttir. Land Ahoy! – Historical Maps of Iceland 1547-1808 – Schulte Collection.
Exquisite maps made by renowned mapmakers revealing how the image of the island evolved. Beware strange sea creatures are about.
The Christmas exhibition is a combination of nostalgia and playfulness explaining traditional customs connected to the 82 yule lads. Different themes each year.
Other short time exhibitions and events are advertised online.