Akureyri Museum
Akureyri History Museums North of Iceland

Akureyri Museum

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.


Aðalstræti 58
600 Akureyri
+354 462-4162

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