The Westfjords

One of the most beautiful and remote parts of Iceland.

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 ...
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 - ...
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 ...
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. ...