Northern Þingeyjarsýsla Heritage Museum, The
History Museums North of Iceland

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 daily life in Northern-Þingeyjarsýsla in the 19th and 20th centuries. There is a wide array of  stitched articles: embroidery, woven goods, knitted clothing and many other unique interesting handicrafts. In addition, the museum contains a variety of quite different objects: toys, a firefighting cart, guns, wood carvings, blacksmith products and much, much more. The museum also contains the library of Helgi Kristjánsson from the nearby farm of Leirhöfn. Helgi was well known for bookbinding and all kinds of caps he designed and made.


671 Kópasker
+354 464-1860

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