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.

The Agricultural Museum of Iceland
History MuseumsNiche MuseumsWest of Iceland

The Agricultural Museum of Iceland

The Agricultural Museum of Iceland presents the agri­cultural heritage and seeks to explain the history of Icelandic agriculture. The museum has an extensive collection of farm artifacts, ...
The Herring Era Museum
History MuseumsNiche MuseumsNorth of Iceland

The Herring Era Museum

The Herring Era Museum is an awarded maritime and industrial museum - where the “glory days” of Iceland’s herring fisheries and industry are brought back to life in three different ...
Ghost Centre, The
History MuseumsNiche MuseumsSouth of Iceland

Ghost Centre, The

The Ghost Center in Stokkseyri is a ghost museum that features all of Iceland’s most famous ghosts. Ghost Stories from Iceland: Upon entry, guests are provided with a MP3 player to guide ...
The Vintage Auto Museum in Skagafjörður
Niche MuseumsNorth of Iceland

The Vintage Auto Museum in Skagafjörður

The Vintage Auto Museum in Skagafjörður formally opened on June 26th 2004. Today, the museum has on exhibition 97 vehicles; cars, bus, motorcycles, snowmobile, agricultural machinery, small ...
Storyteller’s Lodge
Niche MuseumsWest of Iceland

Storyteller’s Lodge

In the Storyteller's Lodge, Ingi Hans, one of Iceland's best known storytellers, welcomes guests and tells stories for the whole family. Hear about the birth of an Icelandic fishing village, ...
The Transportation Museum At Ystafell
Niche MuseumsNorth of Iceland

The Transportation Museum At Ystafell

The Transportation Museum at Ystafell was established by Ingólfur Kristjánsson and Kristbjörg Jónsdóttir in 1998. The museum is the oldest of its kind in Iceland. Its main role is to ...
Textile Museum
Niche MuseumsNorth of Iceland

Textile Museum

The Textile Museum in Blönduós is the only specifically focused textile museum in Iceland. The museum is located in a beautiful building with good visitor access. It hosts several unique and ...
Nonni’s House
AkureyriNiche MuseumsNorth of IcelandParks and places of interest

Nonni’s House

An incredible Journey Nonni's House is one of Akureyri’s landmarks and is the childhood home of the writer and Jesuit priest Jón Sveinsson, Nonni (1857-1944). Built in 1850 it is among the ...
The Toy Collection in Fridbjarnarhouse
AkureyriNiche MuseumsNorth of Iceland

The Toy Collection in Fridbjarnarhouse

The Toy Collection in Fridbjarnarhouse is a place to relive your childhood as well as look into the Icelandic childhood of the past. A collection of old toys is displayed and you can also ...
The Blacksmith’s Workshop
Niche MuseumsThe WestfjordsWest of Iceland

The Blacksmith’s Workshop

The Blacksmith's Workshop was founded in 1913 and is among the first of its kind in Iceland. It is still operating in its original shape, now as a living museum. Amazing atmosphere for all ...