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Sheep Farming Museum

Saevangur, Holmavik 510, Iceland
+354 451 3324
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WHO KNEW THERE WAS SO MUCH TO LEARN ABOUT SHEEP

Greeted on arrival by two lambs looking for food. Beautiful view across the fjord to Dranges... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
runner1duck
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Small, but well done museum and great café

We stopped at this museum at Sævangur close to Hólmavík as part of a guided tour to Strandir. There... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Kim T
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Cologne, Germany
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The Sheep Farming Museum is 12 km south of Holmavik by road 68. The exhibition itself tells about sheep farming and concentrates on providing diverse entertainment for all ages. There are also theme exhibitions about history and nature, f.x. about cursed places in the area. Visitors can buy coffee and homemade cakes, ice cream and handicraft from the area and feed lambs with milk from a bottle.
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23 Aug 2017
“WHO KNEW THERE WAS SO MUCH TO LEARN ABOUT SHEEP”
10 Jul 2017
“Small, but well done museum and great café”
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Saevangur, Holmavik 510, Iceland
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+354 451 3324
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Greeted on arrival by two lambs looking for food. Beautiful view across the fjord to Dranges.. Informative, loads of information in English, Could have spent 4 hours reading it all. Enjoyed. Lovely cafe serving snack and excellent coffee.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We stopped at this museum at Sævangur close to Hólmavík as part of a guided tour to Strandir. There was a lot of information, many pictures and items related to sheep farming. Some information was available in English, but some only in Icelandic. We took...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

I love sheep! My travel partner was extra sweet and patient to do the research and make a detour for me. It was educational and informative with lots of exhibits and artifacts posted around the building. I'll have to admit though, that I was a...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2016

We really enjoyed this quirky museum. Small but very informative. Learning about sheep explains a lot about Iceland.

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Reviewed 16 August 2015

Sheep are everywhere in Iceland but it was only by visiting this excellent little museum that we learnt exactly how they have shaped the landscape and the lives of Icelanders, and how the sheep industry has changed in modern times. Many family photos make the...More

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