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Natural History Museum of Bolungarvík

The museum is located in the centre of Bolungarvík and has in display a variety of natural items as stuffed land and sea mammals, over 250 stuffed birds, both Icelandic breeders with their eggs and many vagrants.

There are rocks and minerals mainly from the collection of the local geologist Steinn Emilsson and some million years old pieces of lignite testimonials of the ancient Icelandic forest.
The jaw from the biggest blue whale known to have been caught and thus the biggest animal ever known goes together with a series of posters regarding whales and whaling in Iceland. The display is a cooporation project between the Natural History Museum and Skrúður, the botanical garden in Dýrafjörður.

A display about ravens includes not only a real nest, but artefacts and stories telling about the relationship between this wonderful bird and the Icelandic culture over the centuries.

Opening hours 2018

Week days:

Saturdays:

Sundays:

June 1st - August 17th:

09:00 -17:00

10:00 -17:00

10:00 -17:00

Winter 2017-2017

09:00 -16:00

By appointment

By appointment

Admission fee:

Adults ……………………………………………………………………… 1.000 ISK

16 years and younger……………………………………………… free

Combined ticket for The Natural History Museum & Ósvör Maritime Museum

Adults……………………………………………………………………….. 1.600 ISK

16 years and younger………………………………………………… free

Natural History Museum of Bolungarvík

Vitastígur 3

GPS Points N66° 9' 26.364" W23° 14' 56.869"
Telephone

+354 456-7507

Website www.nabo.is
Opening period All year
Categories Museums , Exhibitions

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