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Davíð Stefánsson Memorial Museum

Bjarkarstígur 6 
IS-600 Akureyri
Tel: (+354) 462 4162
Akureyri Museum website for info 

The relatives of the poet Davíð Stefánsson from Fagriskógur bequeathed to Akureyri Municipality the house at 6 Bjarkarstígur Road which the poet built and lived in until his death in 1964. His living quarters are on the upper floor of the house, preserved in the same condition as when he lived in the house. This area contains the poet´s library, impressive in quality and number of volumes.

On the lower floor is an apartment reserved for free use by artists and scholars on the sole condition that those who stay there are supposed to present in some form, here in Akureyri, the work they are engaged in within their field of artistic or scholarly expertise.

Opening hours:
June - August: Tuesdays -Saturdays, guided tours at 13,00 14.00 and 15.00

Admission 2300 ISK.

10-15 min. walking distance from the town center. With bus, take bus number 3 or 4 and go out on Þórunnarstræti/Hamarstígur.