Nature Museums

Iceland has a more diverse wildlife than people might think, not only small creatures such as foxes and fowl, but also whales, sharks and killer whales. To get a better understanding of the flora and fauna of Iceland, put time aside and get to know the history and science behind the Icelandic wildlife.

The Icelandic Goat Centre
Nature MuseumsWest of Iceland

The Icelandic Goat Centre

The Icelandic Goat Centre visitors will be kindly greeted by the resident goats and their kids, and you can even get the chance to foster one and participate in the protection of the ...
The Museum of Natural History in Neskaupstaður
East of IcelandNature Museums

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 ...
The Icelandic Wilderness Center
East of IcelandNature Museums

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 ...
Sagnheimar Heritage Museum and Library
History MuseumsLibrariesNature MuseumsSouth of Iceland

Sagnheimar Heritage Museum and Library

The Sagnheimar Heritage Museum and Library museum gives good insight into the unique story of Vestmannaeyjar: the fishing history, the Turkish abductions, the volcanic eruption of Heimaey, ...
Sæluhús, refuge, by Jökulsá á Fjöllum
Nature MuseumsNorth of Iceland

Sæluhús, refuge, by Jökulsá á Fjöllum

The river Jökulsá á Fjöllum was a great hindrance in past centuries. It was not considered possible to cross on horseback, but there were ferries at the most popular crossings. The refuge ...
Þverá in Laxárdal
Nature MuseumsNorth of Iceland

Þverá in Laxárdal

Þverá in Laxárdal: A magnificent north-Icelandic turf house that was built in the latter half of the 19th century. Notice the craftmanship that went into its construction. ...
Sudurnes Science and Learning Center
Art Museums/GalleriesNature MuseumsReykjanes

Sudurnes Science and Learning Center

Sudurnes Science and Learning CenterIf you are interested in the Icelandic nature and wildlife, research related to the area and art, the Sudurnes Science and Learning Center is a place ...
The Icelandic Phallological Museum
Nature MuseumsNiche MuseumsReykjavik

The Icelandic Phallological Museum

The Icelandic Phallological Museum is one of the most informative, humorous, and unusual museums in the world. The world famous “Penis museum” in Reykjavik is the only museum in the world to ...
Reykjavik Botanic Garden
Nature MuseumsParks and places of interestReykjavik

Reykjavik Botanic Garden

The Botanic Garden is an outdoor collection of living plants. The garden’s main role is to conserve plants for education, research and delight. It conserves some 5000 plant species in eight ...
The Sheep Farming Museum
Nature MuseumsNiche MuseumsNorth of IcelandThe Westfjords

The Sheep Farming Museum

The Sheep Farming Museum is an interesting and entertaining exhibition about the Icelandic sheep and sheep farming. The exhibition focuses on providing diverse entertainment for all ages. ...