East of Iceland

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

The Icelandic Wartime Museum
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The Icelandic Wartime Museum

At the Icelandic Wartime Museum you can travel back to the days of the 2nd World War and the military occupation of Reyðarfjordur. The museum gives a vivid insight into life during the war. ...
Jósafat Hinriksson’s Maritime Museum, The
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Jósafat Hinriksson’s Maritime Museum, The

The Jósafat Hinriksson’s Maritime museum displays interesting objects relating to fishing, iron work, boat building and the old ways of the Icelandic people. It displays a replica of ...
The East Iceland  Maritime Museum
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The East Iceland Maritime Museum

The East Iceland  Maritime museum mostly exhibits objects and utensils relating to fishing and seafaring in general. It also displays various reminders of local trade, industry and medicine  ...
Tryggvi Ólafsson Art collection
Art Museums/GalleriesEast of Iceland

Tryggvi Ólafsson Art collection

Tryggvi Ólafsson Art collectionTryggvi Ólafsson is born in 1940 at Norðfjordur in Fjardabyggd. He studied at the The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts 1960–61 and at the Royal Art ...
The Museum of Natural History in Neskaupstaður
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The Museum of Natural History in Neskaupstaður

The Museum of Natural History in Neskaupstaður is a newand interesting museum which displays the best of Icelandic nature; Icelandic mammals, shellfish, birds, insects and stone collection ...
Skriðuklaustur – Centre of Culture & History
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Skriðuklaustur – Centre of Culture & History

Historical site with the ruins of a 16th century monastery and the home of the writer Gunnar Gunnarsson. Built in 1939 it is one of Iceland’s most valuable buildings, donated to the nation ...
The Icelandic Wilderness Center
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The Icelandic Wilderness Center

Visiting the Wilderness Center is an adventure. As soon as guests park their cars and cross the old wooden bridge at the Wilderness Center, they step into the past. Every detail at the ...
Sláturhúsið, Culture Center
Art Museums/GalleriesEast of Iceland

Sláturhúsið, Culture Center

Sláturhúsið, Culture Center, has a small artist residency, artist workshop, sound studio and all kind of venues. Sláturhúsið is the home of Vegahúsið youth center and MMF culture center. MMF ...
East Iceland Heritage Museum
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East Iceland Heritage Museum

Reindeers in East Iceland The East is the only part of Ice­land were you will find wild reindeers. They contribute to the unique nature and are strongly connected to the region’s history ...
Skaftfell – Center for Visual Art
Art Museums/GalleriesEast of Iceland

Skaftfell – Center for Visual Art

Skaftfell - Center for Visual Art operates in the field of contemporary art, on a local and international level. Its activities are based upon an exhibition program, alongside a residency ...