The museum was opened in May 2002. It is divided into two categories, geological and zoological. The geological part focuses on the formation of Iceland, the major rock types and minerals. The zoological part focuses (with few exceptions) on Icelandic mammals, birds, fish and invertebrates.
Entrance is free of charge
and the museum is open for visitors every day except Sundays.
Guidance for groups should preferably be reserved in advance
, either by e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 441-7200.
Opening hours:Mon-Thu: 09:00-18:00Fridays: 11:00-17:00Saturdays: 11:00-17:00Sundays: Closed
Where are we and how do you get there?
The museum is in an easily recognizable house at Hamraborg 6a, only few steps away from the Hamraborg bus station,
which is directly connected to ReykjavÝk city centre via bus routes no. 1, 2 and 4.