Information

Akranes Folk Museum

Garðaholt 3

300 Akranes

Tel: (+354) 4315566 & 4311255

Opening hours

May 15 – September 15:
Open every day from 10-17

September 16 – May 14:
Only open for guided tours every weekday at 2 PM
Other days open by arrangement

Entrance fee

Grown ups
800 kr.
Groups 10 or more
500 kr.
Senior Citizens and disabled
500 kr.
Children up to 18 years
Free
Guidance after opening hours
10.000 ISK plus entrance fee
Samhain (Halloween) at the museum

Samhain (Halloween) at the museum

Last night the museum was open and our employees, the staff at the cafe and a few extras all dressed up for the occasion. More than 1.300 guest paid us a visit which was far more than we ever expected and it is safe to say that they really enjoyed themselves since the...

read more
Ship-bell from M/S Rogaland delivered in Stavenger Norway

Ship-bell from M/S Rogaland delivered in Stavenger Norway

Jón Allansson made a formal delivery of the ship-bell from M/S Rogaland to the Stiftelsen Veteranskipet Rogaland which is an organization that focuses on preserving and restoring the M/S Rogaland. The bell has been one of the museum exhibits since 2012. This bell was...

read more
Iceland’s National Day

Iceland’s National Day

We welcome you to the museum today to celebrate Iceland's National Day. The schedule starts at 10:00 and ends at 13:00 but the museum still remains open until 17:00 and the entrance is free.

read more
Blacksmith festival

Blacksmith festival

June 1-4 we hosted the annual Blacksmith festival for the Icelandic Blacksmiths at the smithy at the museum. As usually we got some great Blacksmiths from the neighboring countries and everyone enjoyed themselves.

read more
Summer opening 2017

Summer opening 2017

Summer opening times at the museum start today. We are open all days of the week from 10:00-17:00 until September 15. Every weekday of the year at 14:00 we offer guided tours, there is no need to book in advance. We welcome groups both during and outside opening hours...

read more