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Norwegian House in Stykkishólmur
Niche MuseumsParks and places of interestWest of Iceland

Norwegian House in Stykkishólmur



Norwegian house: the regional museum of SnæfellsnesThe Norwegian house, built in 1832, was the first wood-frame residence with two full-sized stores in Iceland. The wood was imported from Norway hence the name. It was the home of Árni Ó. Thorlacius (1802–1891) and Anna M. Steenback (1807–1894) and has been renovated partially back to its original style. The Norwegian house serves as the ...
Pakkhús Folk Museum in Ólafsvík
Art Museums/GalleriesNiche MuseumsParks and places of interestWest of Iceland

Pakkhús Folk Museum in Ólafsvík

The Pakkhús: in Ólafsvík, is one of the few trade houses from the 19th century that still stands. It was built in 1844 and was put under government protection on August 31, 1970 by the then Minister of Education. “The Pakkhús” is a memorial of the town's history. On the second floor and in the attic is a selection of the collection on display and on the first floor are various exhibitions, a store and ...
Egill Ólafsson Museum in Hnjótur
History MuseumsThe WestfjordsWest of Iceland

Egill Ólafsson Museum in Hnjótur

The Museum of Egill Ólafs­son at Hnjót­ur in Pat­reks­fjörð­ur, displays a unique collection of old items from the Southern Westfjords. The museum shows the history of fishing, farming and everyday life in the area. At the museum is an exhibition about the rescue of the British trawler Dhoon that stranded at Látra­bjarg in 1947. At the museum is an attractive cafeteria and tourist information center. ...
LAVA – Iceland Volcano & Earthquake Centre
Natural Science MuseumsSouth of Iceland

LAVA – Iceland Volcano & Earthquake Centre

LAVA “Iceland Volcano & Earthquake Centre” will reveal the epic forces of nature that shape our planet and created Iceland only 20 million years ago. LAVA is dedicated to the unique volcanoes and geology of Iceland.The Centre will feature an interactive educational exhibition exploring the art and science of geology and the volcanic systems in Iceland and an educational learning Centre for geology ...
Memorial Museum Kört
Niche MuseumsNorth of IcelandThe Westfjords

Memorial Museum Kört

Kört is a little museum located in the middle of Trékyllisvík. There you can find beautiful art and craft items made by local people out of driftwood, stones and textile alongside with tools, clothing and pictures that tell the story of the people’s ancestors. Come and enjoy live guidance around the museum, look at the handicraft, get information about the area and sit down with a tasty cup of coffee. ...
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 Eider duck and its down are also at the heart of this exhibition. Tourist information center in the building and a café where you become a part of the exhibition. ...
Skriðuklaustur – Centre of Culture & History
East of IcelandHistory Museums

Skriðuklaustur – Centre of Culture & History

Historical site with the ruins of a 16th century monastery and the home of the writer Gunnar Gunnarsson. Built in 1939 it is one of Iceland’s most valuable buildings, donated to the nation by the writer in 1948. Museum about Gunnarsson with exhibitions and events of various kind concerning local culture and nature. Personal guidance guaranteed. Lunch and cake buffet every day during the summer at the ...
Hannesarholt
History MuseumsReykjavik

Hannesarholt

HANNESARHOLT is a hidden gem a few blocks from the center of Reykjavík. Historic home of the late Hannes Hafstein, Iceland’s first Minister of State, poet and politician. Built in 1915, and remained a home until 2007, now restored and opened to the public.Cafe and restaurant in the delightful dining rooms on the first floor City walks from Hannesarholt of the historic center of town by ...
Akureyri Art Museum
AkureyriArt Museums/GalleriesNorth of Iceland

Akureyri Art Museum

Akureyri Art Museum is situated in the town centre; in Listagil (Art’s Street). It aims to promote visual arts and culture in the local community as well as in a wider global context. The museum hosts several diverse art exhibitions showcasing the works of artists, young and old, Icelandic and international, featuring everything from illustrations and photography to performance art and installations. Due ...
Duus Safnahús
Art Museums/GalleriesHistory MuseumsNatural Science MuseumsNiche MuseumsReykjanes

Duus Safnahús

Welcome to DuushúsDuus safnahús is the Art and Cultural Center of Reykjanesbær. It houses the exhibition halls for the local museums, concert halls and halls for mixed cultural activities. Café Duus offers refreshments.8 Exhibition Halls: The Reykjanes Art MuseumThe Reykjanes Art Museum The Reykjanes Geopark visitor centre The Reykjanes Heritage Museum The Reykjanes Maritime Center ...