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The Husavik Whale Museum
The Husavik Whale Museum

No marker available. Hafnarstétt 1, Húsavík, Iceland,

The Husavik Whale Museum was founded in 1997. The aim of the museum is to convey knowledge and information about whales in an entertaining and interesting way and is one of few museums in the world so...



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The Husavik Museum Centre
The Husavik Museum Centre

No marker available. Stórigarður 17, Húsavík, Iceland, Húsavík

The Husavík Museum Centre houses a variety of attractions, so don‘t miss the opportunity to experience what it has to offer. The Centre has two standing exhibitions: A new presentation, Man and Nature...



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The Herring Factory at Hjalteyri
The Herring Factory at Hjalteyri

No marker available. Hjalteyri, Iceland, Hjalteyri

The Herring Factory at Hjalteyri, north Iceland was built in 1937 and closed its doors in 1966. Nowadays, the concrete hull is occupied by an artist-run space (Verksmiðjan), as well as studios. This u...



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The Herring Era Museum
The Herring Era Museum

No marker available. Snorragata 15, 580 Siglufjörður, Iceland, Siglufjörður

The Herring Era Museum is an awarded maritime and industrial museum – where the “glory days” of Iceland’s herring fisheries and industry are brought back to life in three different buildings. Róaldsbr...



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Thristapar (Þrístapar)
Thristapar (Þrístapar)

No marker available. Iceland, Húnavatnshreppur

The last execution in Iceland took place on a prominent hillock just off road 1, in 1830.  Agnes Magnusdottir and Friðrik Sigurðsson were beheaded for the murder of their employer, Natan Ketilsson. ...



The Folk Music Centre
The Folk Music Centre

No marker available. Norðurgata 1, 580 Siglufjörður, Iceland, Siglufjörður

The Folk Music Centre brings Icelandic folk music to life. People from all over Iceland can be seen singing folk songs, playing traditional instruments and performing folk dances. The Folk Music Centr...



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Hrafna-Floki memorial (Hrafna-Flóki)
Hrafna-Floki memorial (Hrafna-Flóki)

No marker available. , Fljotum

At the turning to Flokadalur, you'll find a memorial to Viking explorer Floki Vilgerdason.  Floki was credited with giving Iceland its chilly-sounding name.   The legend, as recounted in the Landna...



Matthias Jochumsson Memorial Foundation
Matthias Jochumsson Memorial Foundation

No marker available. Eyrarlandsvegur 3, Akureyri, Iceland, Akureyri

The Matthias Jochumsson Memorial Foundation is a memorial museum of the Reverend and beloved poet Matthias Jochumsson (1835-1920), best known for composing the national anthem of Iceland and a canon o...



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