Museums and Exhibitions

In Hólmavík and the municipality of Strandabyggð there are a few museums and exhibitions that you can take a look at. One of them is the Sorcery and Witchcraft museum in Hólmavík along with the two other connected museums, The Sorcerer's cottage in Klúka, Bjarnarfjörður and in Trékyllisvík. In The museum in Hólmavík stories about witchcraft have been gathered and you can for example see the world famous Necropants.

In Sævangur in Steingrímsfjörður you can see the Icelandic sheep farming museum. Sheeps and agriculture in general have been the main industry of Strandir region since the area was settled.

In Dalbær, Snæfjallaströnd there is also a heritage museum from Snæfjallaströnd. 


Dalbær Travel Service
  • Snæfjallaströnd
  • 401 Ísafjörður
  • 690-4893 , 698-7533
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Westfjords of Iceland

Towns & Villages

The sparsely populated Westfjords region is home to more towns and villages than you might imagine – and each has its own unique atmosphere and attractions.
Get to know more about them here. 

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