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.

The Húsavík Whale Museum
Natural Science MuseumsNorth of Iceland

The Húsavík Whale Museum

The Húsavík Whale Museum was founded in 1997. The aim of the museum is to convey knowledge and information about whales in an entertaining and interesting way and is one of few museums in ...
Hekla Center
Natural Science MuseumsSouth of Iceland

Hekla Center

Splendid modern exhibition on Mt. Hekla, one of the world’s most famous volcanoes, reputed in olden times to be the gateway to Hell. The exhibition provides insight into the overwhelming ...
The Icelandic Seal Centre
Natural Science MuseumsNorth of Iceland

The Icelandic Seal Centre

The Icelandic Seal Centre is an exhibition- and research centre. At the centre’s exhibition guests can learn about seals and other wildlife of the area, including the notorious Arctic Fox, ...
Aquarium and Museum of Natural History
Natural Science MuseumsSouth of Iceland

Aquarium and Museum of Natural History

At the Aquarium and Museum of Natural History Sæheimar you can see live specimens of fishes and other aquatic life, and even touch some. Most icelandic bird species are also on display along ...
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 ...
The Culture Houses of Kópavogur
Art Museums/GalleriesLibrariesNatural Science MuseumsReykjavik

The Culture Houses of Kópavogur

Gerðarsafn Art Museum and the Natural History Museum of Kópavogur along with Kópavogur Public Library and the concert hall Salurinn form the Culture Houses of Kópavogur. Museum’s. Located at ...
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 And The Herbal Garden are located in Nes that is situated in a beautiful nature reserve and recreation area on the tip of the Reykjavík peninsula.  It is ...
Aurora Reykjavík
Natural Science MuseumsReykjavik

Aurora Reykjavík

Aurora Reykjavík - Northern LightsTake 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 ...
Quake 2008
Natural Science MuseumsSouth of Iceland

Quake 2008

A powerful earthquake, 6,3 Richter scale, struck the Southern part of Iceland at 3:45 pm on the 29 May 2008. The epicenter of the quake was about 2 Km southeast of Hvera­gerði. Highest alert ...