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Excellent museum about live in Greenland and the arctic.

The entrepreneur, pilot and former owner of Air Atlanta Arngrímur B. Jóhannsson has build up a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Seltjarnarnes, Iceland
Absolutely amazing

On a rainy day in Akureyri, after consuming our body weight in fish and chips, my husband and I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sara H
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Into the Arctic is a collection of eleven exhibitions that explore the history of the North in matters and pictures. The exhibitions lead the visitor through various periods in the history of the North and take on many interesting subjects, such as...more
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Strandgata 53, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The entrepreneur, pilot and former owner of Air Atlanta Arngrímur B. Jóhannsson has build up a beautiful museum in Akureyri the capital city of north Iceland. Me and my wife had the honor of being guided thru the museum by Arngrimur on Sunday July 16,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a rainy day in Akureyri, after consuming our body weight in fish and chips, my husband and I decided to wander to the nearby Nordurslod museum to escape the rain. We weren’t expecting much, but what we found turned out to be one of...More

1  Thank Sara H
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The museum is not at all what you expect. No random items which are not linked together without any purpose. This place connects everything into a compact story, best enjoyed with the curator who is the most knowledgeable explorer I have ever met. You will...More

1  Thank Barbora Š
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

This exhibition was very informative about Iceland and Greenland, both the arctic explorers and the wildlife in Iceland. Adalsteinn the curator was very friendly, and because it was quiet he kindly showed us round and explained things to us in greater detail and answered all...More

Thank WanderingPeterL
Reviewed 2 April 2018

One the best museums I have ever been to. Arngrímur Jóhannsson, whose collection it is showed us around. His knowledge, huge experience and friendly personality shone through. Everything from the birds which nest in Iceland, expeditions to Greenland, the North Pole and the High Arctic,...More

Thank kay186370
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Well laid out with lots of interesting information. The museum was celebrating it's first birthday when I visited. I met with the founder and also was given a complementarypiece of 'birthday cake and coffee' by the very friendly Adalsteinn who was at the desk. They...More

1  Thank Icey52
Reviewed 5 February 2018

What a wonderful hidden treasure - crammed with a great range of artefacts, interesting films and some great displays, this little museum is a must see, particularly for the first time visitor. Really helpful and friendly staff were full of information and made us really...More

2  Thank ChrisJB4386
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Firstly only just opened but a large amount of exhibits including some old archive film. Staff extremely helpful and friendly. Entrance fee looks expensive but not for Norway and Iceland. Situated close to cruise terminal and we were surprised at number of visitors who entered...More

2  Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This exhibition was great. A lot of interesting artefacts on display, I especially liked the taxidermy animals and the maps. The stories are told in English and I recommend taking the time to read about the Arctic explorers. The videos were also great and gave...More

1  Thank Sunna T
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