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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 features an interactive, educational exhibition exploring the art and science of geology, and the volcanic systems in Iceland. The LAVA Centre also showcases an educational ...
Skriðuklaustur – Centre of Culture & History
East of IcelandHistory Museums

Skriðuklaustur – Centre of Culture & History

Historical site showcasing the ruins of a 16th century monastery and the home of renowned writer Gunnar Gunnarsson. Built in 1939, it is one of Iceland’s most historic buildings, bequeathed to the nation by the writer in 1948. The museum about Gunnar features exhibitions and events of various kind concerning local culture and nature. Personal guidance is guaranteed. Lunch and cake buffet available every day ...
Reykjavik Botanic Garden
Nature MuseumsParks and places of interestReykjavik

Reykjavik Botanic Garden

The Botanic Garden is an outdoor collection of plants situated in Laugardalur valley in the heart of Reykjavík. The garden’s main role is to conserve plants for education, research, and delight. It conserves some 3,000 plant species in eight plant collections. The collections give an idea of the enormous diversity of vegetation in the northern temperate zone. During the summer, a variety of events are held ...
Viking World
History MuseumsReykjanes

Viking World

Visit Viking World And… Experience what it was like to sail a viking ship from Scandinavia to the east cost of North America! The viking ship is an exact replica of a ninth-century viking ship and was sailed across the Atlantic to New York as a part of the millennial celebration of Leifur Eiríksson’s journey to the New World.Vikings Of The North Atlantic At the museum you will The Story of the Viking ...
The Nordic House
Reykjavik

The Nordic House

The Nordic House is an icon of Nordic aesthetics and a cultural institution intended to foster and support cultural connections between Iceland and the Nordic countries. The building is an architectural gem situated in Vatsnmýri, only a 10-minute walk from Reykjavík city centre. The Nordic House organises a diverse program of exhibitions, events, and activities of note in the Icelandic cultural calendar. ...