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Steinshús
History MuseumsNiche MuseumsThe Westfjords

Steinshús

The poet Steinn Steinarr was born in Naut­eyrar­hreppur parish 13 October 1908. He is considered the most important modernist poet in Iceland. An exhibition was opened about Steinn Steinarr, in Steinn Steinarr house, close to Naut­eyri (just 4 km from the main road), in 2015, shedding some light on the origins of the poet in Ísa­fjarðar­djúp Bay, how his family was split up, his first encounters with poetry ...
Matthias Jochumsson Memorial Foundation
AkureyriNiche MuseumsNorth of Iceland

Matthias Jochumsson Memorial Foundation

The Matthias Jochumsson Memorial Foundation is a memorial museum of the Reverend and beloved poet Matthías Jochumsson (1835-1920), best known for composing the national anthem of Iceland and a canon of religious poetry and hymns. A person who was larger than life. The house was the home of Matthías from 1903 until the end of this life. ...