Niche Museums

"Iceland is full of quirky things that bring a smile to your face or at times, make you think or say “huh?” Over the course of a month or so, I discovered many quirky, fun, amusing and interesting things, most of which brought a smile or made me think about the world in a different way, which is so much what travel is about, at least for me." - Renee Blodgett, Huffington Post.

Akureyri Industrial Museum
AkureyriNiche MuseumsNorth of Iceland

Akureyri Industrial Museum

Founded to commemorate the industrial heritage of Akureyri, the museum exhibits machinery, tools of various trades and manufactured products from the last century thus telling the stories of ...
The Aviation museum of Iceland
AkureyriNiche MuseumsNorth of Iceland

The Aviation museum of Iceland

The Aviation museum of Iceland first opened its doors to the public on the 1st of May 1999. It is located in a large hangar at Akureyri airport. There are various kinds of airplanes, big and ...
Davíð Stefánsson Memorial Museum
AkureyriNiche MuseumsNorth of Iceland

Davíð Stefánsson Memorial Museum

In the green hills of Akureyri overlooking the Municipal Library lays a house with an exciting history and a unique atmosphere of the 60’s. Built in 1944 by one of Iceland’s most loved poet ...
Seaman’s Garden in Hellissandur
History MuseumsNiche MuseumsWest of Iceland

Seaman’s Garden in Hellissandur

In the Seaman’s Garden in Hellissandur are preserved two row ships, called Bliki and Ólafur Skagfjörð. Bliki built by Sæmundur Sigurðsson, shipbuilder, Geitareyjum for Jón Jónsson, farmer in ...
Memorial Museum Kört
Niche MuseumsNorth of IcelandThe Westfjords

Memorial Museum Kört

Kört is a little museum located in the middle of Trékyllisvík. There you can find beautiful art and craft items made by local people out of driftwood, stones and textile alongside with ...
Melodies of the Past
Niche MuseumsThe WestfjordsWest of Iceland

Melodies of the Past

Jóns Kr. Ólafsson's Museum of Music in Bíldu­dalur shows photographs and other memorabilia, collected by Jón Kr. in his long career as a pop singer. The museum formally opened in June 17th ...
Múlastofa
East of IcelandNiche Museums

Múlastofa

Múlastofa in Vopnafjörður is a memorial exhibition featuring the works of the brothers Jón Múli Árnason and Jónas Árnason, both of whom were born in Vopnafjörður. The brothers were well ...
Boat and Gift of Nature Exhibition
Niche MuseumsThe WestfjordsWest of Iceland

Boat and Gift of Nature Exhibition

The main emphasis Boat and gift of nature exhibition is on the way our ancestors lived and worked, as well their mode of transport, the clink built boats; its form and seafaring ability. The ...
Transport and machinery exhibition in Vopnafjörður
East of IcelandNiche Museums

Transport and machinery exhibition in Vopnafjörður

In the Transport and machinery exhibition in Vopnafjörður you can see old snowmobiles, cars, machines and equipment that have been restored by local enthusiasts. We pride ourselves of the ...
Matthias Jochumsson Memorial Foundation
AkureyriNiche MuseumsNorth of Iceland

Matthias Jochumsson Memorial Foundation

The Matthias Jochumsson Memorial Foundation is a memorial museum of the Reverend and beloved poet Matthías Jochumsson (1835-1920), best known for composing the national anthem of Iceland and ...