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Tannery Visitor Centre

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Exceptional Place to Visit!!

With everything else to see in Iceland, this was the one place I was really looking forward to... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
bubba3122
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York, Pennsylvania
Fascinating Fish Leather

The prices are sky high, but the fish leather and the products made from it are unique. They also... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Pana-X8
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Borgarmyri 5, Saudarkrokur 550, Iceland
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

With everything else to see in Iceland, this was the one place I was really looking forward to visit - and I wasn't disappointed. We were able to have a tour that was given by Afore (pronounced Athore and I hope I spelled this correctly)...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2018

The prices are sky high, but the fish leather and the products made from it are unique. They also have beautiful and soft sheepskins.

Thank Pana-X8
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This was one of our favorite stops while on 20-day self-driving trip around Iceland. Got a personal tour through the factory--who knew fish skins can be tanned? It was fascinating to see workers handling all the skins and learn about the process. There's a shop...More

Thank HHP2013
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Really interesting place to visit. If you like handcraft or even do some on your own you have to visit this place.

Thank Bryndís Ó
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Who would have known that fish skin could be tanned. Very interesting tour and great gift shop. It is a little stinky so be prepared.

Thank yarnluv
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I read about this tannery visitor center. We planned to go in May BUT WOW cancelled our flight and our Icelandic stay was shortened by two days. I contacted the Tannery Visitor Center via facebook and I was able to put my order in online....More

Thank lynclarke
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Just browsing through the shop of this one of two in the world Fish tannery is interesting. They also have some information plates about the process of tanning. We didn't do a tour, so cannot vouch for that.

Thank stevenNijhuis
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I visited this tannery last week and absolutely loved it. Firstly, they go out of their way to let you know that it is a sustainable approach. What happens to the beautiful fish leather and wool and what-not after it leaves this place, it's not...More

1  Thank jas0719
Reviewed 18 October 2016

You will be so impressed! Beautiful furs and skins. The fish skins were amazing to us. Gorgeous young blonde man gave us a tour for around $10.00 US each and it was utterly fascinating. We bought several skins for home projects. This place is world...More

2  Thank FloridaRetiredProf
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We turned up on spec and went on the 2pm tour which had four other people on it. We were shown round by a very enthusiastic and genuine guide and were interested to see the main process areas. The factory was largely non operational due...More

1  Thank Batscot
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