Egill Ólafs­son
History Museums The Westfjords West of Iceland

Egill Ólafsson Museum in Hnjótur

The Museum of Egill Ólafsson at Hnjótur in Patreksfjörður, displays a unique collection of ancient items from the Southern Westfjords. The museum shows the history of fishing, farming, and everyday life in the area.

The museum features an exhibition about the daring rescue of the British trawler Dhoon that stranded at the Látrabjarg cliffs in 1947, as well as a café and a tourist information centre.

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