Skriduklaustur – Centre Of Culture & History

Skriduklaustur – Centre Of Culture & History

Skriduklaustur is a historical site with the ruins of a 16th-century monastery and the home of the writer Gunnar Gunnarsson. 

Built-in 1939 it is one of Iceland’s most valuable buildings, donated to the nation by the writer in 1948. 

Museum about Gunnarsson with exhibitions and events of the various kind concerning local culture and nature. 

Personal guidance guaranteed. Lunch and cake buffet every day during the summer at the Klausturkaffi restaurant with local food specialties. 

Opening Hours: 
Summer: June-August: 10 am until 6 pm, May, and September 12 pm until 5 pm, 
Winter: Ask for info. 
Admission: Museum: ISK 1000, free for 16 years and younger. Ruins guidance for groups ISK 500 pr. person. 
Amenities: Wheelchair accessible Cafe Museum Shop