West of Iceland

This is where the journeymen ventured into the depths of the earth in the famous Jules Verne book, A Journey to the Center of the Earth.

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 ...
Samúel Jónsson’s Art Museum
Art Museums/GalleriesThe WestfjordsWest of Iceland

Samúel Jónsson’s Art Museum

The association for the renovation of Samúel Jónsson's art museum in Selárdalur has been working on the restoration of Samúel’s statues and buildings for some years. Samúel's house is still ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 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 ...
Leifsbúð
History MuseumsWest of Iceland

Leifsbúð

In an old renovated merchant’s house at the harbour in Búðardalur you can find an exhibition on Viking settlements in the west, a tourist information center and a cozy café. ...
Litlibær
Parks and places of interestThe WestfjordsWest of Iceland

Litlibær

Litlibær was built in 1895 and the house is made of timber with stone side walls and grass on the roof. Around 20 people lived in Litlibær at one point and the last inhabitants moved out in ...
The Windmill in Vigur
Parks and places of interestThe WestfjordsWest of Iceland

The Windmill in Vigur

The Windmill in Vigur is the only preserved wooden wind-powered grain mill in the country can be found in Vigur. It is said that Daníel Hjaltason goldsmith built the mill around 1860,  but ...
Isafjordur Cultural House – The Old Hospital
Art Museums/GalleriesHistory MuseumsLibrariesThe WestfjordsWest of Iceland

Isafjordur Cultural House – The Old Hospital

The Old Hospital was built in 1925 and served as a hospital until 1929. In 2003 the house was opened as culture house and there you will find: Library - art collection - photo collection - ...