Iceland’s fiery secrets are revealed at the recently opened Volcano Museum (Eldfjallasafn) in Stykkisholmur. The dynamic exhibition includes objects, artifacts, volcanic rocks samples and even works of art. The exhibition is curated by renowned volcanologist Haraldur Sigurdsson. He has been studying and teaching about the explosive nature of volcanoes all over the world for over forty years.

The museum includes works of art, old and new. They show volcanic eruptions, as well as objects, artifacts, volcanic rocks from the unique collection of professor Haraldur Sigurdsson. He has carried out research on volcanoes world wide for forty years.

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The museum examines many aspects of volcanoes and their activity, both in terms of the arts, science, literature and environmental effects. The museum offers daily guided tours  in English and Icelandic about volcanoes and their effects. Visitors can as well as read information on geology that are suitable for people with little or no previous knowledge in this field.

Opening hours

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
1st May – 30th September:11:00-17:0011:00-17:0011:00-17:0011:00-17:0011:00-17:0011:00-17:0011:00-17:00
1st October – 30th April11:00-17:0011:00-17:0011:00-17:0011:00-17:0011:00-17:00