East of Iceland

Full of amazing experiences far away from the tourist trappings of the capital.

Múlastofa
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Múlastofa

Múlastofa in Vopnafjörður is a memorial exhibition featuring the works of the brothers Jón Múli Árnason and Jónas Árnason, both of whom were born in Vopnafjörður. The brothers were well ...
East Iceland Emigration Center
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East Iceland Emigration Center

East Iceland Emigration Center focuses on genealogy and Iceland’s history from 1870-1914, and restoring lost family connections between Icelanders and their cousins in the Americas. The ...
Transport and machinery exhibition in Vopnafjörður
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Transport and machinery exhibition in Vopnafjörður

In the Transport and machinery exhibition in Vopnafjörður you can see old snowmobiles, cars, machines and equipment that have been restored by local enthusiasts. We pride ourselves of the ...
Bustarfell Museum
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Bustarfell Museum

Bustarfell Museum in Vopnafjörður is one of the most beautiful and best kept turf-houses in Iceland. Guided tours around the museum are available every day in summer and by arrangement ...
Thorbergur Centre of Culture, The
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Thorbergur Centre of Culture, The

Thorbergur Centre of Culture was built in memory of the famous Icelandic writer Þórbergur Þórðarson (1888–1974), who was born in Hali. Thorbergur centre is an interesting cultural heritage ...
Hornafjörður museums
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Hornafjörður museums

Hornafjörður Art Museum opened at a ceremony on Friday, June 24, 2011. The museum is located at City Hall Hornafjörður in an old fire station and the opening exhibition was the works of ...
Langabúð Museum
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Langabúð Museum

Langabúð, made of logs and originally dating back to 1790, is Djúpivogurs oldest building. Now renovated, it serves as a cultural centre for Djúpivogur, partly by housing a heritage museum ...
Breiðdalssetur, Research and Heritage centre
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Breiðdalssetur, Research and Heritage centre

Breiðdalssetur, Research and Heritage centre, occasionally also called „the Walker Centre“, is housed in the oldest building of Breiðdalsvík, the old cooperative „Gamla Kaupfélagið“, built ...
Petra’s Mineral Collection
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Petra’s Mineral Collection

Petra’s Mineral Collection Ljósbjörg Petra María Sveinsdóttir was fascinated by stones all her life and became a serious stone collector in 1946. Her stones and minerals are mainly from ...
The French Museum
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The French Museum

The museum traces the history of French sailors in Iceland in an interesting and exciting way. It is situated in the French Hospital in Fáskrúðsfjörður, where the Icelandic Antiquities ...