Weekdays (Mon - Fri) 11.00 - 18.00
Weekends (Sat - Sun) 11.00 - 17.00
Into The Arctic was opened in beginning of 2017. The exhibition consists of three main themes. A collection the ancient maps and charts of Iceland and North Europe, where the oldest map is possibly around 300 - 400 years old. The explorers and the arctic, telling the stories, pictures and artifacts about the polar explorer Vilhjálmur Stefánsson, telling about his journeys around the arctic, in addittion to presentations about other explorers as Vigfús Sigurðsson, Wegener and Koch who went over the Greeland icecap. Finally the exphibitions has a big collection of birds and information about the wildlife in the Arctic.
Into the Arctic gives a good insight into the life in the north, introduction of the live of inuites, samples of boats/ships and airplanes, old navigational equipment and of clothes from ancient times as well as to the coastal life in Eyjafjörður.
Admission: 1500 ísk. kr.
Free for 12 and younger.