Natural Science Museums

Iceland is an interesting place to study, for the rock formations, the geothermal energy, the volcanic activity, glaciers and much more. Try to compliment your visit to Iceland with a bit of background on what you are seeing, it will make your trip so much more rewarding.

Into The Arctic
AkureyriHistory MuseumsNatural Science MuseumsNiche MuseumsNorth of Iceland

Into The Arctic

Into the Arctic opened on January 28th, 2017. The idea came from the founder Arngrímur B. Jóhannsson and his collection of historical maps and charts of the north. Into the Arctic was ...
Library of Water
Natural Science MuseumsWest of Iceland

Library of Water

VATNASAFN / LIBRARY OF WATER is a long-term project conceived by Roni Horn for a former library in the coastal town of Stykkishólmur in Iceland. The building stands on a promontory ...
Volcano Exhibition in Stykkishólmur
Natural Science MuseumsWest of Iceland

Volcano Exhibition in Stykkishólmur

A unique exhibition of international art and objects related to volcanic eruptions and their impact. On 31. May 2009 we opened an introductory exhibition of Eldfjallasafn Volcano Museum in ...
The Lava Tunnel
Natural Science MuseumsSouth of Iceland

The Lava Tunnel

The Lava Tunnel Explore the magnificent lava tunnel Raufar­hóls­hellir, one of the longest and best-known lava tubes in Iceland. It is located just 30 minutes from Reykjavík and is easily ...
LAVA – Iceland Volcano & Earthquake Centre
Natural Science MuseumsSouth of Iceland

LAVA – Iceland Volcano & Earthquake Centre

LAVA “Iceland Volcano & Earthquake Centre” will reveal the epic forces of nature that shape our planet and created Iceland only 20 million years ago. LAVA is dedicated to the unique ...
Skógar Museum – Skógasafn
History MuseumsNatural Science MuseumsSouth of Iceland

Skógar Museum – Skógasafn

Skógar Museum is a time capsule of Iceland’s past: explore our cultural heritage with folk crafts, turf farms, Viking age artifacts, historic fishing boats, indoor-outdoor museum grounds ...
Natural Museum in Ólafsfjörður
Natural Science MuseumsNorth of Iceland

Natural Museum in Ólafsfjörður

The Natural Museum in Ólafsfjörður was established in 1993 and has been evolving ever since. Our collection focuses on birds and birdlife, with over 200 different kinds of birds and 100 ...
Geothermal Energy Exhibition
Natural Science MuseumsSouth of Iceland

Geothermal Energy Exhibition

The Geothermal Energy Exhibition at the Hellisheiði Power Plant. The Hellisheiði Power Plant is the largest, single-site geothermal power plant in the world that has tremendous potential to ...
Breiðdalssetur, Research and Heritage centre
East of IcelandNatural Science Museums

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 ...
The Exploration Museum
Natural Science MuseumsNorth of Iceland

The Exploration Museum

The Exploration Museum is dedicated to the history of human exploration, from the early explorers to the exploration of space.The main exhibition room features photographs and artifacts from ...