Travel search
Can't find it? Try searching for it :)

Árnesinga Folk Museum - The House at Eyrarbakki

Húsið (The House) at Eyrarbakki is one of Iceland's oldest buildings, built in 1765 when Danish merchants were allowed to overwinter in Iceland for the first time. Merchant families lived in the House for almost two centuries and over that period the House was the center for art and European culture in Iceland; fashion, music and literature spread from there throughout the country. Eyrarbakki village was at that time one of the largest harbours and trading places in Iceland, serving farmers along the coastline from the extreme west to the extreme east.

At the Árnesinga Folk Museum's varied exhibitions in The House, visitors can experience past times and learn about the remarkable history of the building.

Opening hours:

15th May - 15th Sept. Daily: 11-18. And by arrangement

16th Sept - 14th May: By arrangement.

Árnesinga Folk Museum - The House at Eyrarbakki
GPS Points N63° 51' 43.983" W21° 6' 43.530"
Postal code

801

Road number

34

Travel directory for Árnesinga Folk Museum - The House at Eyrarbakki

The official travel index of Iceland

Others

Þingborg camp site
Camping
  • Þingborg
  • 801 Selfoss
  • 691-7082
Geirakot
Farm Holidays
  • 482-1020, 895-8493
Hveragerði Camping Ground
Camping
  • v/ Reykjamörk
  • 810 Hveragerði
  • 857-9903
Hvoll
Cottages
  • Hvoll
  • 816 Ölfus
  • 845-2980
B&B Kirkjuvegur 26
Bed & Breakfast
  • Kirkjuvegur 26
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 898-1550, 772-5759
Brimstadir
Cottages
  • Brimstaðir
  • 801 Selfoss
  • 861-2504
Bitra Guesthouse
Guesthouses
  • Bitra
  • 801 Selfoss
  • 480-0700
BSG Apartments
Bed & Breakfast
  • Engjavegur 75
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 486-8642
Thoristun Villa
Guesthouses
  • Þóristún 19
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 864-4493, hauksson@mac.com
Marta House
Cottages
  • Jaðar
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 898-9117, 482-2409
Litli-Hals
Farm Holidays
  • Litli-Háls
  • 801 Selfoss
  • 892-4680
Simstodin
Bed & Breakfast
  • Austurvegur 26
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 699-0660
Hotel Hlíð
Hotels
  • Krókur, Ölfus
  • 816 Ölfus
  • 483-5444, 661-5935
Guesthouse Heba
Bed & Breakfast
  • Íragerði 12
  • 825 Stokkseyri
  • 565-0354
Kirkjuvegur 21
Bed & Breakfast
  • Kirkjuvegur 21
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 694-9881, 482-2711
Stokkseyri Camping site
Camping
  • Sólvellir
  • 825 Stokkseyri
  • 896-2144
Country Dream
Bed & Breakfast
  • Langholt 2
  • 801 Selfoss
  • 659-2030
Hjá Jonna Guesthouse
Bed & Breakfast
  • Oddabraut 24
  • 815 Þorlákshöfn
  • 483-5292, 868-5292
Guesthouse Garun
Guesthouses
  • Skólavellir 7
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 615-4699
Rein Guesthosue B&B
Bed & Breakfast
  • Þykkvaflöt 4
  • 820 Eyrarbakki
  • 777-5677
Thorlakshofn Camping site
Camping
  • Skálholtsbraut
  • 815 Þorlákshöfn
  • 480-3890
Fosstún Apartment Hotel
Hotels
  • Eyrarvegur 26
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 615-4699
Eyrarbakki Camping ground
Camping
  • v/Búðarstíg
  • 820 Eyrarbakki
  • 660-1169
Strandgata 8B
Apartments
  • Strandgata 8B
  • 825 Stokkseyri
  • 551-4181, 660-2050

Others

Arctic Wings
Tour Operators
  • Eyravegur 41
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 780-5500
Kerhestar
Tour Operators
  • Miðengi
  • 801 Selfoss
  • 662-4422
Björn Jónsson
Tour Operators
  • Vorsabær 2, Skeiða- og Gnúpverjahreppi
  • 801 Selfoss
  • 486-5522
QuadSouth.is
Tour Operators
  • Hólaborg
  • 801 Selfoss
  • 664-8080
Þorlákshöfn Golf Club
Golf Courses
  • 483-3009, 844-5756
Aurora Experience
Travel Agency
  • Hafnargata 9
  • 825 Stokkseyri
  • 842-5610, 895-0020
Hjá Jonna Guesthouse
Bed & Breakfast
  • Oddabraut 24
  • 815 Þorlákshöfn
  • 483-5292, 868-5292
The Botanical Garden - Hveragerði
Family & Fun Parks
  • Breiðamörk
  • 810 Hveragerði
  • 483-4000
Bifreiðastöð Árborgar
Taxi
  • Eyrarvegur 2
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 482-3800
Travel North
Tour Operators
  • Sunnuvegur 5
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 770-0023, 770 0034
Selfoss Golf Club
Golf Courses
  • 482-3335
Dogsledding Iceland
Tour Operators
  • Hólmasel
  • 801 Selfoss
  • 863 6733
Hveragerði Golf Club
Golf Courses
  • Gufudalur
  • 810 Hveragerði
  • 483-5090, 483-5091
Mountain Cruiser
Winter adventure
  • Álftarima 30
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 854-2022, 482-2358
Náttúrubörn Norðursins
Tour Operators
  • Réttarholt 9
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 692-1686
Paintball
Tour Operators
  • Kálfhólar 21
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 857-2000
Sigríður Gísladóttir
Tour Operators
  • Skólavellir 14
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 899-3474
Guesthouse Garun
Guesthouses
  • Skólavellir 7
  • 800 Selfoss
  • 615-4699

South Iceland

Towns & Villages

The south of Iceland has several towns and villages, each with its own style, charm and points of interest. Selfoss is the largest town and has a variety of shops, services, many restaurants and fast food places. Most towns are close to the main route, making them accessible and enjoyable.

Explore map by categories

Map Höfn Kirkjubæjarklaustur Vík Vestmannaeyjar Hvolsvöllur Flúðir Laugarvatn Reykholt Laugarás Borg Brautarholt Hveragerði Árnes Selfoss Hella Stokkseyri Eyrarbakki Þykkvibær Þórlákshöfn