The East Iceland Heritage Museum preserves the history of East Iceland by collecting and preserving things that reflect the society, culture and everyday life of people in the area, from past to present day. The museum has two permanent exhibitions, one about the reindeers in East Iceland and one about the old rural household in the region. The museum also has diverse temporary exhibitions through the year.
Reindeer in East Iceland
A self-sufficient entity
OBS: In light of increased spread of COVID-19 and more strict stipulations regarding the ban on public events and gatherings, The East Iceland Heritage Museum will be closed from Tuesday 24th of March, for the duration of the ban.
Opening hours during winter:
September - May
Tuesday - Friday: 11:00-16:00
Opening hours during summer:
Every day: 10:00-18:00
If you are interested in visiting the museum outside opening hours
Adults (18 years old and older): 1200 ISK per person.
Groups with 10 people and more: 900 ISK per person.
Children (17 years old and younger): Free.