An interesting museum for the entire family
Well designed exhibitions and the beautiful museum garden with its 19th century church is not to be missed if you visit Akureyri. Interesting and unique artifacts can be found in the exhibitions relating to the Viking period, Ages, religion and everyday life in Eyjafjörður and Akureyri in the past.
Opening hours: Every day from June 1st - September 15th from 9 - 5 am.
Land ahoy! Schulte Collection
Antique Maps of Iceland 1547-1808
Land ahoy! is an exhibition of historical maps of Iceland given to Akureyri municipality by the Schulte family from Germany. The exhibition includes unique original maps from 40 AD with great variations. See how mapmakers of the world saw this small island and how scientific methods and technique developes.
Make your own map and find the strenge sea monsters and creatures on the maps and the statues within the exhibition. Be an explorer and participate in a treasure hunt!
Akureyri - The town by the bay
Get to know how Akureyri has developed as a town since the early 19. century.
The Old Turfhouse Laufás - 30 km east of Akureyri & 20 km from Goðafoss
Opening hours: Every day from June 1st - October 1st from 9 - 5 am.
The writer´s homes in Akureyri
Ask for DAY Pass to all of our 5 museums!
ONLY ISK 2000. Available at these Museums, Tourist Info in Hof and Saga Travel Info Office.
Akureyri Museum manages The Old Turfhouse Laufás which is open daily 9 to 5 from 1st of June - 31st of August. Groups are welcome out of season.
Special events arranged by the Museum include: historical walks, an evening of song in the museum church, market day at Laufás, Christmas preparations at Laufás etc.
Friendly atmosphere and staff more than willing to engage in a conversation with guests.
„With my best compliments for the extraordinary quality of your Museum. Very good design and also good museology.“ Luis Juaris Medur ICOM from Brazil.
Minjasafnið á Akureyri - Akureyri Museum
14. maí - 1. október.
Alla daga / Daily kl. 10-17
2. október - 31.maí
Alla daga / Daily kl. 13-16
Gamli bærinn Laufás - Old Turfhouse Laufás
14. maí -1. október:
Alla daga 9-17
June 1.-October 1.
Opið fyrir hópa/Open for groups
Nonnahús - Nonni's House
1.júní -3. september
4. september - 1. október 2017
Opið 10-17 fimmtudag-sunnudags
Open 10-17 Thursday - Sunday
Davíðs Stefánsson Writers home
Opið þriðjudag - laugardags 13-17
frá 1.júní - 1. September
Open Tuesday - Saturday 13-17
from 1. June - 1. September
18+ 1500 kr.
Sólarhringskort á söfnin/24H pass to our museums 2000 kr
15% Hópafsláttur (10+) /Group discount (10+)
Séropnun utan opnunartíma/Special opening: 20.000 kr + aðgangseyrir/admission fee
The Museum office
Virka daga/Weekdays 8-16.
Sími/Tel: 462 4162 & 847 4235
Sími/Tel: Laufás 463-3196 & 895-3172
Sími/Tel: Davíðshús 462 4162 / 571-1830
Sími/Tel: Nonnahús 462-3555 / 462 4162
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