Akranes Folk Museum

Garðaholt 3

300 Akranes

Tel: (+354) 433 1150

Opening hours

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

September 16 – May 14:
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
Guidance after opening hours
10.000 ISK plus entrance fee
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...

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Celtic heritage in the West of Iceland

Celtic heritage in the West of Iceland

On March 17 the museum opened the exhibition Celtic heritage in the West of Iceland. The opening was part of a festival in Akranes called Irish winter days which is held each year in the days around Saint Patrick's Day. The exhibition informs quests about who the...

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Ongoing constructions

Last year we started building a new 424 m2 Boat House in the museum area. The house is built using building methods from the 18th century which means that the work is time consuming. We plan to have most part of the house ready by late 2017. Here are a few pictures...

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