North of Iceland

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The Northern Þingeyjarsýsla Heritage Museum
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The Northern Þingeyjarsýsla Heritage Museum

The Northern Þingeyjarsýsla Heritage Museum is located at Snartarstaðir farm, one kilometre from the village of Kópasker, this museum presents a unique collection of local objects showing ...
The Folk Music Centre
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The Folk Music Centre

The Folk Music Centre brings Icelandic folk music to life. People from all over Iceland can be seen singing folk songs, playing traditional instruments and performing folk dances. The Folk ...
Folk Museum of Húnvetninga & Strandamanna
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Folk Museum of Húnvetninga & Strandamanna

We at the Folk museum Byggðasafn Húnvetninga- og Strandamanna welcome you! It was founded fifty years ago and contains a precious collection of rare objects displaying local history and ...
Matthias Jochumsson Memorial Foundation
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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 ...
Grenjaðarstaður Turf House
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Grenjaðarstaður Turf House

The picturesque turf house of Grenjaðar­staður used to be one of the area’s chief farms and became the site of a church and a parsonage. It is part of the National Museum's Historic ...
The Herring Era Museum
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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 ...
Akureyri Museum
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Akureyri Museum

Akureyri Museum is an interesting museum for the entire family. Akureyri the Town by the Bay portrays the way of life in a 19th century town with interesting objects and photographs. Are ...
The Húsavík Museum Centre
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The Húsavík Museum Centre

The Húsavík Museum Centre houses a variety of attractions, so don‘t miss the opportunity to experience what it has to offer. The Centre has two standing exhibitions: A new presentation, Man ...
Mánárbakki Museum
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Mánárbakki Museum

Travel through time. Iceland has gone through tremendous changes over the centuries and specially the past few decades. Over the years many artifacts and antiques have vanished or become ...
The Vintage Auto Museum in Skagafjörður
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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 ...