Go back


Akureyri Art Museum

The museum hosts several diverse art exhibitions showcasing the works of artists, young and old, Icelandic and international, featuring everything from illustrations and photography to performance art and installations.

Akureyri Museum

Many articles and photographs portraying the life and work of past inhabitants of Eyjafjörður and Akureyri

Akureyri Museum of Industry

As the name suggests, this is a museum relating to industry in Akureyri during the last century.

Davíð Stefánsson Memorial Museum

The relatives of the poet Davíð Stefánsson from Fagriskógur bequeathed to Akureyri Municipality the house at 6 Bjarkarstígur

District Archives

The objective of the archives is the collection and preservation of documents and other recorded sources from the history of the district.

Into the Arctic

Into the Arctic gives a good insight into the life in the north.
Natural history

Nonnahús - Jón Sveinsson Memorial Museum

The childhood home of the writer and Jesuit priest Jón Sveinsson, who used the pen name Nonni. The house was built in 1850 and is today one of Akureyri´s oldest buildings.

The Aviation Museum

The story of aviation in Iceland is traced right up to the present time.

The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland

The museum opened in May 2011 and covers the history of motorcycles in Iceland the last 100 years

The Municipal Library

The library offers all aspects of traditional library service, such as books, magazines, audio books, DVDs, CDs etc. All Icelandic newspapers are available, and foreign newspapers can be accessed online.

Toy Museum at Friðbjarnarhús

Friðbjarnarhús now houses an exhibition of 20th century toys owned by Guðbjörg Ringsted. Among other things one can see dozens of dolls and toy cars.