Museums & Galleries in Akureyri

For such a small town, Akureyri has an abundance of entertaining and engaging museums. Whether you’re interested in modern art, personal history, industrial history, folk art, or literature, Akureyri’s museums have something for everyone. For further information on exhibition schedules, opening hours and more museums of interest, refer to www.visitakureyri.is or stop by the official tourist information centre at Hof Cultural Centre.

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In Akureyri 

The Public Park and Botanical Garden
Eyrarlandsvegur, Akureyri
www.lystigardur.akureyri.is

Hof Cultural and Conference Centre
Strandgötu 12, Akureyri
+354 450 1000
www.mak.is

Just Outside of Akureyri 

The Icelandic Folk and Outsider Art Museum
Svalbarðsströnd, Akureyri
+354 461 4066
www.safnasafnid.is

The Christmas Garden
Akureyri
+354 463 1433

The Sundry Collection
Sólgarður, Akureyri
+354 463 1261
www.smamunasafnid.is


In Neighbouring Towns 

Grenivík Fishing Museum
+354 698 5610 

The Herring Era Museum
Snorragata 10, Siglufjörður
+354 467 1604
www.sild.is

The Folk Music Centre
Norðurgata 1, Siglufjörður
+354 467 2300
www.folkmusik.is

Museum of Natural History
Aðalgata 14, Ólafsfjörður
+354 464 9200
www.fjallabyggd.is

Hvoll-Local Folk Museum
Karlsrauðatorg, Dalvík
+354 460 4928 / 892 1497
dalvik.is/byggdasafn

Berg Cultural House
Goðabraut, Dalvík
+354 460 4000 | dalvikurbyggd.is/menningarhus

The House of Shark Jörundur
Hrísey 
+354 695 0077
www.hrisey.is

Holt-Memorial Museum of Alda Halldórsdóttir
Hrísey 
+354 695 0077
www.hrisey.is

Húsavík Museum House
Stóragarði 17, Húsavík
+354 464 1860
husmus.is

Grenjaðarstaður, Old Farmhouse
Grenjaðarstað, Húsavík
+354 464 3688
www.husmus.is

Húsavík Whale Museum
Hafnarstétt 1, Húsavík
+354 414 2800
www.whalemuseum.is

Sigurgeir’s Bird Museum
Ytri-Neslönd, Mývatn
+354 464 4477
www.fuglasafn.is

Gljúfrastofa
Ásbyrgi Canyon
+354 470 7100