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General Information

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Tickets for the museum can be bought in the ticket office by the entrance of the museum area during the high season. Please book groups with at least one day in advance by sending an e-mail or calling +354 453 6173.

Click here more information about the museum and the museum´s site and buildings.

Opening hours

20. May - 20. September
10:00 - 18:00 Daily 

21. September - 20. October
10:00 - 16:00 Weekdays  

21. October - 31. March
By request 

1. April - 19. May
10:00 - 16:00  Weekdays 

Admission 2023

2000 ISK     Adults (18+) 
Free             Children (0-17) 
1700 ISK     Groups (6+) 
1700 ISK     Students 
1700 ISK     Seniors (67+) 
1700 ISK     People with disabilities 
15.000 ISK  Private guided tours (max 12) 

Víðimýri Turf Church

Víðimýri Church.

Opening hours

1. June - 31. August
12:00 - 18:00 Daily except Mondays,
closed on Mondays.

Admission 2023

1000 ISK   Adults (18+)
Free           Children (0-17)
700 ISK     Groups (6+)
700 ISK     Students
700 ISK     Seniors (67+)
700 ISK     People with disabilities

Ticket price for both Glaumbær and Víðimýri Turf Church*

Admission 2023

2300 ISK     Adults (18+)
Free             Children (0-17)
2000 ISK     Groups (6+)
2000 ISK     Students
2000 ISK     Seniors (67+)
2000 ISK     People with disabilities

*For a same day visit.

During the off-season you can contact us, via e-mail or phone, to visit the museum.
A special opening of the museum outside of the general opening hours: 15.000 ISK + admission.

Áshús Café

The museum café, Áshús is open to museum guests at 10:00-17:30 o'clock every day from May 20th until until August 20th. From August 21st to September 20th the café is open from 11:00 to 16:30 o'clock daily except on tuesdays, then it's closed. The café is closed during the winter months.  

Click here more information about the museum's Café.

Visitor guidelines
  • Backpacks are not allowed in the museum. 
  • It is allowed to take photographs - without flash.
  • Permission is needed for drones.
  • Please note that unfortunately there is no wheelchair access inside the turf farm, but you can request to drive up to the turf house to view it from the outside. The café however is accessible for wheelchairs through the back door, please contact the staff so that they can open the door and install a temporary wheelchair ramp.
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Skagafjörður Heritage Museum
561 Varmahlíð
Tel. (+354) 453 6173
E-mail: byggdasafn@skagafjordur.is