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 offers insight into life in the north and coastal life in Iceland. The museum features an introduction into the life of the Inuit, as well as samples of boats, ships, and ...
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 Iceland’s cultural heritage through folk crafts, turf houses, Viking age artifacts, historic fishing boats, indoor-outdoor museum ...
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, and it has tremendous potential ...
Breiðdalssetur, Research and Heritage centre
East of IcelandNatural Science Museums

Breiðdalssetur, Research and Heritage centre

The main exhibition is in the old Glaumbær turf farmhouse. It depicts everyday life in a well-to-do traditional Icelandic turf house from around 1850 to 1950. Áshús is a late 19th century ...
The Húsavík Whale Museum
Natural Science MuseumsNorth of Iceland

The Húsavík Whale Museum

The Húsavík Whale Museum is a non-profit organization founded in 1997. The aim of the museum is to convey information about whales, marine ecology, and the interaction of whales and humans ...
Hekla Center
Natural Science MuseumsSouth of Iceland

Hekla Center

Splendid modern exhibition on Hekla, one of the world’s most famous volcanoes, believed in olden times to be the gateway to Hell. The exhibition provides insight into the overwhelming power ...
Duus Safnahús
Art Museums/GalleriesHistory MuseumsNatural Science MuseumsNiche MuseumsReykjanes

Duus Safnahús

Welcome to DuushúsDuus safnahús is the Art and Cultural Center of Reykjanesbær. It houses the exhibition halls for the local museums, concert halls and halls for mixed cultural activities. ...
The Pharmacy Museum And The Herbal Garden
Natural Science MuseumsNiche MuseumsParks and places of interestReykjavik

The Pharmacy Museum And The Herbal Garden

The Pharmacy Museum has charming exhibitions displaying the history of pharmacy in the 20th century. The Herbal Garden of Nes is a medicinal and culinary garden communicating the history of ...
Aurora Reykjavík
Natural Science MuseumsReykjavik

Aurora Reykjavík

Take a walk through history and learn how people and cultures around the world saw the Northern Lights via legends and myths connected to this amazing phenomenon. The museum features ...